News of Note—FCC, Equinix, Kaspersky and more

august 8 2017

> The FCC wants recommendations on how to improve its data collection process for internet access after becoming aware the regulator was basing policies on increasingly flawed information. Nextgov article

> Equinix has established connectivity into Amazon Web Services Direct Connect service in the New York region. Release

> Attacks by malware that is masked as ransomware are predicted to become a bigger threat this year, Kaspersky Lab's APT Trends second-quarter report stated. TechRepublic article

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> EdgeConneX released a new Solution Showcase titled, “Cybersecurity at the Edge of the Internet,” developed by IT research and analyst firm, Enterprise Strategy Group. Release

> Everyone in an organization should be treated as an important part of the company's cybersecurity strategy and not the enemy, wrote Gregory Michaelidis. TechRepbulic article

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