Portrait MERA in Your Own way and Get a Chance to Win XPG Precog Headset and Summoner Keyboard

October 30, 2020

This Festive Season, ADATA Announces FANART MERA Campaign. Draw, paint, cosplay, costume or sketch just even a doll in your own style, and get a chance to win XPG Precog Headset and Summoner Headset

NEW DELHI, India – October 30, 2020- ADATA, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash storage application products and accessories, announced the MERA Campaign for its customers and influencers during this festive season. MERA, the girl from XPG Planet, representing gamers with XTREME talents and red passion gives chance to win exciting prizes. 3 winners will get XPG’s Best Creativity Prize – XPG PRECOG Headset and 3 other participants will be randomly picked to win Lucky Star Prize – XPG SUMMONER. The campaign has started and will end on 20th November 2020.

The XPG Precog comes out swinging with an affordable headset that offers superior sound quality in both its drivers and its mic. Three different voicings ensure that the Precog offers a solid experience whether one is listening to music, watching movies or gaming. The XPG Summoner is a solid keyboard with its thick sandblasted metal top frame, thick plastic base, rubber feet, and Cherry MX switches rated for 50 million key presses. It has seven preset RGB modes, and six preset static colors. It can store up to five macro programs of up to 40 keys, and has full media controls including a dedicated volume adjustment knob with tactile feedback.

We are glad to announce the MERA Campaign this festive season and we invite every fan around the world to “FANART MERA”. Participants can create MERA IN EVERY KIND OF WAY. One can just Paint, Draw, Cosplay, Costume, or draw even a doll and upload on the XPG global Facebook and Instagram page with hashtags. 6 lucky winners will be given our XPG Precog headset and Summoner keyboard. said,Sachin Sharma, National Head – India at ADATA Technology (India) Pvt. Ltd. “We at ADATA are always focused on interacting with our audience and the FANART MERA campaign is the one of those. We will come up with such activities in future to continue the interaction with our customers“.

Here is How to win: –

  • Like XPG official Facebook & Instagram page and share the post.
  • Create your MERA IN EVERY KIND OF WAY. Paint, Draw, Cosplay, Costume or just even a doll
  • Show your best creativity and post it in the comment section of the and XPG global Facebook and Instagram page.
  • 20th November 2020 Last date of participating.

XPG Global Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xpg_global/


XPG Global FB: https://www.facebook.com/XPGglobal

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 About ADATA

ADATA Technology, one of the world’s largest vendors of DRAM modules and USB flash drives, provides complete solutions, including memory cards, solid-state drives, and portable hard drives. ADATA products also include on the go power for mobile devices and the company is now a major provider of advanced LED lighting. ADATA products continue to garner international acclaim from organizations such as iF Design Awards (Germany), red dot Awards, CES Best of Innovations Awards, Good Design Awards (Japan), Best Choice of Computex Awards, and Taiwan Excellence Gold Awards. The company’s slogan of Love, Life, and Dreams embodies the ADATA brand and the role of innovative memory products in the human pursuit of universally cherished ideas. For more information, please visit www.adata.com

Tenable Advises Organisations to Patch Zerologon Vulnerability

October 30, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued another alert for Zerologon which underscores the importance for organisations to apply the Zerologon patches as soon as possible.

Please find below a quote from Satnam Narang, Staff Research Engineer at Tenable.

Since September, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published several advisories detailing state-sponsored threat activity targeting known but unpatched vulnerabilities.

Despite multiple warnings about one such vulnerability – Zerologon – from both government agencies and Microsoft, attackers continue to actively exploit the flaw in the wild. Additionally, there is a new report that ransomware groups are also using the flaw as part of their attack toolkit. This vulnerability remains a hot commodity for attackers as each and every domain controller must be updated to thwart an attack. CISA warned that cybercriminals can exploit a vulnerable system within minutes.

There is a reason attackers continue to target Zerologon – they continue to find vulnerable systems. This latest alert underscores the importance for organisations to apply the Zerologon patches as soon as possible.

AVerMedia Announces Mega Discounts on its Live Gamer MINI, This Festive Season

October 29, 2020

AVerMedia is offering 35 percent off on Live Gamer MINI


BENGALURU, India – October 29, 2020 – AVerMedia Technologies, Inc., the preeminent name in digital multimedia technology, has announced a massive discount of around 35% on its best of breed AVerMedia Live Gamer MINI (GC311). Consumers can grab the Live Gamer MINI from Amazon at the ongoing price of just Rs 9,998/. AVerMedia aims to provide solutions that offer more value to its customers. Adding greater joy this festive season AVerMedia is offering a huge discount on its Live Gamer MINI. The discounted offer is valid for just 5 days from October 29 to 02 November 2020.

Even though the COVID pandemic has toned down a lot of celebration in the world, the dawn of the Indian festive season has made gamers feel a whole lot festive. And adding to this festive cheer is AVerMedia’s offers on Amazon. AVerMedia plans to constantly engage with new customers to not only deliver best solutions, but also to ensure that it is among the top streaming solutions in its customer’s consideration set. AVerMedia is delighted to sell and enable access to the latest gaming technology and features at the most cost-effective prices to all customers across India.

Live Gamer MINI (GC311)

The Live Gamer MINI is a great tool in any streamer’s arsenal. It is AVerMedia’s smallest capture card which is powerful beyond its size. Its compact form factor allows putting it in your pocket and taking it with you to the next stream location as convenient as possible. It delivers 100% zero latency Full HD pass-through, which helps to enjoy the gameplay as it is meant to be. It also comes with UVC technology which standardizes video drivers across Windows PC. All users have to do is plug the capture card to the PC and it’ll be ready for recording and streaming. Features like STREAM ENGINE lets users record the gameplay backups using the 3rd party software directly to storage without putting any load on the CPU. User-friendly AVerMedia’s proprietary RECentral software unleashes Live Gamer MINI’s full potential with great functions like multi-stream, rich overlays, chroma key and more.

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About AVerMedia Technologies

Established in 1990, AVerMedia® is a multinational company specializing in hardware and software for imaging capturing and video transmission solutions, aiming to enrich entertainment experiences and provide effective communication between people in a wide range of professional fields. With the pursuit of continuous research and development of digital imaging technologies, AVerMedia has become one of the world’s leading digital imaging brands for consumer, corporate and industrial markets. “Embedded Vision Solutions” and “Encode & Stream” solutions are core technologies of AVerMedia. In addition to hardware development, AVerMedia is devoted to the development of proprietary software. Together with outstanding services, AVerMedia is able to offer a total solution that is tailored-made to meet customer needs. AVerMedia has been an NVIDIA Jetson partner since 2018. https://www.avermedia.com/professional/

iValue Partners With CloudFX to Aid Cloud IT Transformation

October 29, 2020

BENGALURU, India – October 29, 2020

iValue InfoSolutions, India’s premium technology aggregator today announced their partnership with CloudFX, an Asia based cloud IT transformation leader serving global markets. iValue has maintained to stay ahead in the value chain by consistently partnering with the right mix of popular and niche technology providers thus helping customers in their IT transformation journey. As organizations are moving towards virtualization, iValue’s pan-India presence will aid this partnership to give enhanced benefits for its customers in terms of virtualization by helping them in identifying and nullifying threats, monitor and analyze performance, consolidate and automate IT infrastructure management, effectively manage hybrid cloud and manage or upgrade DCs.

Traditional businesses have been evolving at un-precedented pace, with Information Technology at its core. Business agility, on-demand infrastructure scalability, optimized resource capacity, automated decision making and overall operational efficiency are key ingredients of today’s successful enterprise. Virtualization and cloud adoption have been compelling components of digital transformation and enabler for fourth industrial revolution. iValue believes it’s time to partner with specialists, like CloudFX to keep pace with technology evolution and serve our customers and partners effectively. CloudFX has demonstrated amazing leadership in last few years in conceptualizing, designing and operating cloud platform enabling digital cloud consumption, automation, management and billing through one single unified dashboard” said Harsh Marwah, Chief Growth Officer at iValue InfoSolutions.

Since inception, CloudFX has progressively helped its clients move their technology dependency from physical hardware and software storage devices to virtual machines and has guided its clients agnostically towards the cloud computing platforms that offered the best possible combinations of security, ease of transition and cost-effectiveness. CloudFX helps to integrate easily with existing client applications software and bring a higher standard of governance, compliance to clients, using the understanding of client priorities and staff’s experience gained over the last 10 years.

Globally, mature cloud implementations are multiyear projects, should be ROI driven, with well-defined phases and eventually the project success depends on cloud management on going optimizations. Being on the cloud is the starting point of the journey whereas many treat this as end state. This is where unified ITaaS governance and management platforms support the organization through the various phases of its evolutionary journey. Our primary route to market is our strategic global partner ecosystem and today we are delighted to be in partnership with iValue, who are the leaders in technology aggregation with decades of experience to help optimize, protect & transform Digital Assets of Organizations of all sizes. In doing so, we are excited and focused in our investments and efforts on providing iValue with open, adaptable and cutting-edge platform capabilities delivering ITaaS. We will be unwavering in the support of your growth, enabling your success, eliminating complexity and cost conflicts should they arise in cloud transformation and helping you establish industry leading value-added services capabilities around your technology aggregation objectives of our platform suite,” said Prashant Wali, President-APAC at CloudFX.

iValue InfoSolutions helps organizations look at and reimagine their existing IT infrastructure smartly, efficiently and effectively. It has a capability set and experience helping organizations craft and develop seamless digital infrastructure solutions spanning the entire gamut of enterprise IT infrastructure needs. iValue InfoSolutions cutting-edge technology strengthens their portfolio benefiting its technology vendors along with their 700+ channel partners. iValue’s partnership with CloudFX is driven for providing an effortless transition to its customers from traditional working environment to cloud IT.

Cloud Management Platform (CMP), Digital Marketplace Platform (DMP) and SaaS Management Platform (SMP) are the three main transformation platforms on which CloudFX thrives:

Cloud Management Platform (CMP) – CMP has been adopted by several India based Global Systems Integrators (GSI) as their preferred hybrid and multi cloud management offering to enterprise customers.

Digital Marketplace Platform (DMP) – DMP is generating traction with North American Managed Service Providers (MSP), Value-Added Resellers (VAR) and Value-Added Distributors (VAD) and becoming increasingly relevant in a business environment in which sales revenue is being generated by a significant proportion of home based staff who need automated e-commerce platforms that perform end to end.

SaaS Management Platform (SMP) – SMP can be deployed with either the CMP or the DMP to minimize SaaS sprawl, shadow IT and non-productive investment in applications software that not only may be duplicated or redundant but also offers opportunities for security breaches that make organizations vulnerable to cyber-attacks.

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About iValue InfoSolutions:

A premium technology enabler, iValue InfoSolutions drives “Go to Market” for Niche, Compelling and Complimentary offerings, “Digital Assets” Protection, Optimization & Transformation area, leveraging Customer Life Cycle and Product Life Cycle Adoption frameworks.

iValue mission is to optimize, protect & transform “Digital Assets” of Organizations, with leading edge & proven offerings, in collaboration with trusted partners. iValue offerings are aligned, customized & optimized for organizations, across vertical & size, through its OEM, consultant & global, national, regional and local system integrators partnership.

iValue has direct partnership with 35+ “Best of Breed” OEM’s with 7,000+ Customers through 700+ partners. iValue has a direct presence across 13+ locations in multiple continents, with channel, solution, vertical & horizontal focused teams, addressing pre-sales, sales & post sales needs of Customer, Consultants & Partner for Private, Public and Hybrid cloud needs. Apart from India, iValue overseas presence includes Nairobi, Kenya office for Africa foray.

The team at iValue leverage Analytics for its structured and targeted business development at Customers along with AI driven CRM solution for ensuring profitable growth for its partners and OEM. iValue has been growing consistently at 4+ times market growth rates, at 50%+ CAGR for the last 12+ years.

For more information, visit iValue and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About CloudFX:

CloudFX launched onto the Asia Pacific market in 2009 with a very clear vision: to set the global standard of excellence for delivering on the promise of technology. Since inception, we have established a world-class reputation in the art of simplifying the process of technology and business transformation. Through our unrivalled advisory and execution services – and now our multi-vendor cloud platforms and services – we help our customers transform their businesses. The way CloudFX executes is through world class product portfolio, partner ecosystem, backed by real world experience of platform driven cloud transformations executed globally, and this all is reflected through our next generation product portfolio delivering that Unified Cloud and ITaaS management platforms- delivering next generation unified management and governance capability for Enterprise “IT as a Service” adoption. For more information, visit CloudFX.

People Do People Things: The Future of Security is Human

October 28, 2020

  • Workarounds, shortcuts and creative work strategies are simultaneously a celebration of human creativity and a risk for organizations who are desperately trying to maintain visibility of their assets.
  • Learn more about what motivates behavior, and commit to designing and implementing security practices and tools that work with humans rather than against them.
  • 2020 demanded that humans find innovative ways to keep organizations running. 2021 will continue to reflect human resilience and ingenuity.

As 2020 comes to an end, the importance of understanding the relationship between humans and technology is at an all-time high. Widespread shifts in the fabric of our society, prompted by the ongoing pandemic, exposed weaknesses in security tools and protocols for remote workers, highlighted issues of network reliability and accessibility, and demanded that humans find innovative ways to keep organizations running. While the fallout from the pandemic is unignorable, the ability for people to respond to seemingly endless challenges has been nothing short of remarkable.

The year 2021 will continue to reflect human resilience and ingenuity. It will be the year of workarounds and self-serving insider threats, where people find ways to accomplish their goals despite dealing with personal and professional adversity. Workarounds, shortcuts, and creative work strategies are simultaneously a celebration of human creativity and a risk for organizations who are desperately trying to maintain visibility of their assets. Ultimately, people sharing data and accessing corporate networks in new and potentially unsanctioned ways carries quite a bit of risk – especially for organizations that are new to managing remote workers.

The result of these changes is that successful cybersecurity strategies will stop trying to use technology as a unilateral force to control human behavior. Rather, organizations will come to terms with the reality that adding more and more technology or security does not lead to behavioral conformity, especially not conformity that aligns with security principles and adequate cyber hygiene. In fact, additional layers of security may push more people outside of the guiderails due to increasingly aggravating security friction that blocks them from completing tasks or easily accessing critical organizational assets.

Understanding Precedes Predicting

In light of this, understanding how people adapt to, respond to, and inform their environments is critical for organizations heading into the new year. For far too long, the tech world has created products with the assumption that people will use them in an expected or uniform way, or that people would conform to the rules and constraints laid out by well-meaning engineering teams. If we’ve learned anything from 2020, it is that people are not always predictable, and making assumptions about human behavior is a dangerous game to play. What’s surfaced is that expectations, guidelines, best practices, and even commands will yield every type of behavioral response – from rigid compliance to retaliatory noncompliance.

What can we do? We can learn more about what motivates behavior, and how people ultimately choose to behave. We can also commit to designing and implementing security practices and tools that work with humans instead of against them. To do this, however, we have to focus on measuring and understanding behavior instead of focusing exclusively on detecting compromises and vulnerabilities.

For instance, we know that people’s immediate needs often outweigh potential negative consequences – especially when the consequences do not have a direct, individual, and immediate impact. This means that when we need to accomplish our goals we often take the easiest route. Unfortunately, the easiest route is often riskier than the “ideal” route. When faced with frustrating, security-heavy file and data sharing tools, we may turn to sharing via personal cloud applications. Making rules to stop people from engaging in this type of behavior is not working – so rather, we have to better understand these behaviors to find ways to mitigate their risk to organizations and organizational assets.

Building Behavioral Understanding Into Systems

Within the cybersecurity industry, observing and understanding behaviors must come with context. What may appear at first glance like an obviously malicious act likely to lead to data loss – for example an engineer requesting access to multiple sensitive data repositories over the course of two days – could simply be a person getting their job done. Our engineer may be doing this because she’s been added to several new projects and needs to be able to collaborate with her new team. We want people to be able to do their jobs within the constraints of our corporate network and policies, so blocking them would only encourage the human tendency to find an easier (and less secure!) route for getting their jobs done. With an interdisciplinary research team, pulling experts from security, counter-intelligence, IT, and behavioral sciences together, behavioral understanding can be built into cybersecurity systems. And this is the first important step for finally starting to move cybersecurity left of breach – designing security for the human element.

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