"This Week in Data" is a weekly infographic that aims to serve as a quick and easy way for our readers to catch up on the latest news about the people and organizations that are shaking up the world of big data, cloud computing, and all things data storage.
This week, Peak Hosting increased its presence after it added two new data centers in the United States. Meanwhile, Thinkst is doing its best to help lure hackers into a honey pot trap, while a recent Google study shows that "secret questions" aren't very useful.
Want to get the rest of the stories? Check below for the headlines in our weekly infographic, and you can find the links for each story further down on the page.
Peak Hosting Adds Data Centers
- Peak Hosting Taps Digital Realty for Two Data Centers
- Peak Hosting Deploys Two New Data Centers in Industry
Thinkst Canary Box
- Canary Box Aims to Lure Hackers Into Honeypots Before They Make Headlines
- Canary Box Is a Trap for Hackers
Adult Friend Finder Breached
- Database of 4 Million Adult Friend Finder Users Leaked for All to See
- Adult FriendFinder Hacked, Users' Intimate Details Exposed on Dark Web
Google's Secret Question Study
- Secret Question Account Recovery Method Weak as Users Provide Fake Answers: Study
- The Curious Case of Your Security Questions Explained by Google
Equinix Buys Telecity
- Equinix to Buy Data Center Rival Telecity for $3.6 Billion
- Equinix to Buy Telecity Group for $3.6 Billion, Interxion Deal Collapses