Zuckerberg At F8: Facebook Is A Family Of Apps
IoT Drives The Future Of Connected Cars
IT Pros Make Job-Hopping A Way Of Life
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Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 Go On Sale April 10
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
If there's one day to go smartphone shopping, it's April 10. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge and the HTC One M9 will hit store shelves on the same day.
By Eric Zeman , 3/26/2015
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Cyber Hunting: 5 Tips To Bag Your Prey
David J. Bianco, Security Architect, Sqrrl
Commentary
Knowing the lay of the land and where attackers hide is a key element in hunting, both in nature and in the cyber realm.
By David J. Bianco Security Architect, Sqrrl, 3/26/2015
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FTC: Google Received No Favors During Investigation
Nathan Eddy, Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
News
The FTC is pushing back against reports that it gave Google favorable treatment due to the search engine giant's lobbying prowess. Google is also facing more scrutiny in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, 3/26/2015
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SSL/TLS Suffers 'Bar Mitzvah Attack'
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Researcher at Black Hat Asia shows how attackers could abuse a known-weak crypto algorithm to steal credentials and other data from encrypted communications.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/26/2015
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Hybrid Cloud Storage Challenges
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
Moving to a hybrid model helps address security and compliance concerns, but comes with problems such as data synchronization and WAN latency.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 3/26/2015
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3 Priorities For Enterprise Applications In 2015
Sameer Bhatia, Founder & CEO, ProProfs
Commentary
Competition and cloud delivery haven't done enough to improve enterprise apps. Buyers must pressure vendors for better features, improved usability, and meaningful analytics.
By Sameer Bhatia Founder & CEO, ProProfs, 3/26/2015
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Zuckerberg At F8: Facebook Is A Family Of Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
At the F8 developer conference on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about how the social media giant is striving to become more than a singular online destination.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/26/2015
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Big Data Deployment Models: Open Vs. Proprietary
Nik Rouda, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Commentary
Open source data platforms like Hadoop, Cassandra, and MongoDB are core to the big data market, but vendors supporting the platforms are winning over enterprises with proprietary tools.
By Nik Rouda Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 3/26/2015
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Researchers Use Heat To Breach Air-Gapped Systems
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
BitWhisper project is part of ongoing air gap security research at Israel's Ben-Gurion University.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 3/25/2015
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IT Pros Make Job-Hopping A Way Of Life
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
IT pros are always looking for the next job (actively or passively). Why can't anyone sit still?
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/25/2015
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FBI Threat Intelligence Cyber-Analysts Still Marginalized In Agency
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Despite good progress, 9/11 Review Commission says that analysts could have a greater impact on FBI counter-terrorism activities if they had more domain awareness, forensics capabilities, and were more empowered to question agents.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/25/2015
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Apple Buys FoundationDB To Improve Apps, Software
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
By acquiring FoundationDB, a database startup, Apple could incorporate the technology in order to improve the performance of key apps and software services.
By Eric Zeman , 3/25/2015
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Microsoft's Project Spartan Gets 'Edge' Over Internet Explorer
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Internet Explorer 11 will not host Microsoft's new "Edge" browser engine, but Project Spartan will.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/25/2015
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The Internet Of Bring-Your-Own Things
David Lindner, Global Practice Manager, Mobile Application Security Services, Aspect Security
Commentary
Devices and interconnected systems are finding a foothold not only in our homes but in mainstream organizations. Here are three tips to mitigate the risk.
By David Lindner Global Practice Manager, Mobile Application Security Services, Aspect Security, 3/25/2015
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Amazon Cloud Shortcut Offered Via Pivotal Cloud Foundry
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
VMware spinoff Pivotal brings out a supported version of Pivotal Cloud Foundry with an ability to launch servers on Amazon, as well as on-premises.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/25/2015
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Cyanogen Developing Android OS Without Google
Nathan Eddy, Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
News
Now flush with $80 million in new funding, Cyanogen is looking to create a unique version of Android that doesn't rely on Google. Will smartphone manufacturers try it?
By Nathan Eddy Graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, 3/25/2015
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IoT Drives The Future Of Connected Cars
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
News
Connected cars will transform the way we interact with our vehicles. At the MWC earlier this month, it was clear that the Internet of Things, along with M2M connection, is speeding this transformation along.
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 3/25/2015
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Docker Orchestration Tools: The New Options
Scott S. Lowe, Engineering Architect
Commentary
What are Docker Machine and Docker Swarm and how can they impact your use of the container technology? Scott Lowe explains.
By Scott S. Lowe Engineering Architect, 3/25/2015
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Typical Users Know Less About Mobile Privacy Than They Think
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
New Mobile Privacy IQ survey shows a disconnect between perception and practice.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 3/24/2015
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Facebook F8 Preview: Mobility, Messenger And More
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Expect announcements related to mobility and Messenger as Facebook continues its crusade to become the cross-platform platform.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/24/2015
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