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  • Software organizations are under tremendous pressure to deliver innovative products and ship updates fast.  To keep up with the competitive and ever-rapid release schedule, many software teams are adopting the DevOps model for its increased efficiency and agility. Companies that are required to innovate and stick to tight release timelines are learning that a well-planned…


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  • If there’s one thing that unites development teams big and small — besides open source software — it’s fear and loathing of patent trolls. Every once in awhile, a story of a multi-multimillion dollar patent infringement lawsuit will hit the news, and send a collective shiver down everyone’s spine. From the youngest of software development…


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  • Making the move to public clouds can seem like a Sisyphean task for many financial and healthcare organizations. Beyond covering the usual bases that are involved in the process, they face a set of  regulatory requirements that can make migration feel more risky than it is. If the cloud used to stand as a taboo…


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  • Data Breaches: Halloween Horror Stories

    25 October 2017

    By Zev Brodsky

    Halloween is the time of year when people revel in the spooky, the scary, the creepy. The horror films celebrate all the different things that can scare a person – a stranger hiding in the house or an infection turning people into blood sucking zombies. However, Halloween, is also a time to recognize something far…


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  • What the KRACK happened to Our Wi-Fi?

    18 October 2017

    By Patricia Johnson

    What Do We Need to Know About the KRACK Vulnerability in Wi-Fi Networks?   Security and IT teams began their week scrambling to ensure their organizations’ Wi-Fi networks are safe, secured and updated, following the public disclosure of a major vulnerability in the WPA2 protocol that secures all protected Wi-Fi networks. Early Monday morning, security…


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  • 5 Reasons to Ditch Open Source Scanning

    12 October 2017

    By Gaby Avner

    Open source software is a powerful tool in the hands of developers. Acting as a force multiplier, it allows them to build faster by incorporating software that was written by others in the development community. What’s not to love? For as much as developers love and depend on open source to avoid pulling their hair…


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  • Everyone deals with vulnerabilities but the question is how do you handle the situation after the news comes out?   It’s been nearly a month since Equifax provided their initial and extremely brief report about the major breach to their databases. Since then, the troubling details of the attack were confirmed. Hackers exploited a known…



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  • Most developers learn through trial and error. It’s a part of the journey from junior-level developer to intermediate, and onto senior level. But, that doesn’t mean you have to learn the hard way. Even as the technology built for making the development environment a little less clunky has improved, young developers are still going to make…



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  • Application developers – stand down: Facebook has finally caved under the pressure from the open source community and announced that they will replace their now-notorious open source software license with a standard MIT license for some of their popular open source projects. Facebook engineering director Adam Wolff wrote in a blog post on Friday that…


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  • Managing huge data sets used to be a problem that only the largest of enterprises had to deal with. Now everyone – from the college student who’s developing the next Yelp, to IBM –  is dealing with the three V’s that define Big Data: volume, velocity and variety, and the Big Data security issues that…


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