News of Note—Verizon, Docker, Equifax and more

News of note

> Organizations are only as strong as their weakest links, highlighting the importance of cybersecurity skills and training in the workforce, said Business Council of Australia CEO Jennifer Westacott. Business Insider article

> Curacao-based United Telecommunication Services plans to deploy a fiber network that will connect around 55,000 homes and 2,000 businesses on the Caribbean island territory. TeleGeography article

> Verizon said it has begun preparations for Hurricane Irma's potentially damaging strike on Florida and has beefed up its network in the state over the past year. ZDNet article

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> Docker announced that Rob Enslin, president of SAP's Cloud Business Group and Member of the SAP Executive Board, has been appointed to Docker's Board of Directors. Release

> The Ethernet Switch-Layer 2+3 market posted the highest growth in two years, as sales grew 7% year over year, driven by a surprising rebound in the Campus Switching market, said Dell’Oro Group. Release

> Equifax said hackers gained access to up to 143 million Americans’ sensitive personal data—including Social Security numbers, birth dates and home addresses. Washington Post article

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