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Open-Source Software Brings Bugs To Web Applications
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
An average of eight severe security flaws from open-source and third-party code can be found in each web application, according to new findings from Veracode.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/22/2014
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Pharmaceuticals, Not Energy, May Have Been True Target Of Dragonfly, Energetic Bear
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
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New research says the compromised companies were suppliers for OEMs that served pharma and biotech.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/22/2014
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Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore
Christian P. Hagen, Partner, A.T. Kearney
Commentary
Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play.
By Christian P. Hagen Partner, A.T. Kearney, 10/22/2014
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Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps Game
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Jive's Fall cloud releases include connectors for Google Docs and Outlook Online, plus collaboration tools for mobile devices and new features for community managers.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/22/2014
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EMC: Cisco's Out In The Cold, VCE Into The Fold
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
News
The competition between Cisco, VMware, and EMC on the networking, cloud, and storage fronts heats up, with the joint venture VCE becoming an EMC business.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 10/22/2014
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Apple's Mac Surge: 4 Observations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple's record-breaking Mac sales last quarter were a surprise -- but 2015 could be even bigger.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/22/2014
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Insecure Protocol Puts 1.2M SOHO Devices At Risk
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Enterprises should take care to prohibit NAT-PMP traffic on untrusted network interfaces.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 10/22/2014
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Cyber Threats: Information vs. Intelligence
Matt Hartley, VP Product Management, iSIGHT Partners
Commentary
Cyber threat intelligence or CTI is touted to be the next big thing in InfoSec. But does it narrow the security problem or compound it?
By Matt Hartley VP Product Management, iSIGHT Partners, 10/22/2014
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Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/22/2014
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7 Ways To Be A Great Developer, Offsite
Stephane Kasriel, SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk
News
Working remotely requires special discipline and unique habits. Learn them to really contribute to the project.
By Stephane Kasriel SVP Product & Engineering, Elance-oDesk, 10/22/2014
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Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/22/2014
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Yahoo Talks Apache Storm: Real-Time Appeal
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/22/2014
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Wearable Devices: Privacy, Security Worries Loom Large
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
82% of Americans say they're worried that wearable technology will invade their privacy, according to PwC study.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 10/22/2014
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Shellshock & Why EHRs Need Updating
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Commentary
Nearly half of all security breaches occur in healthcare, and outdated medical records systems make data more vulnerable. An up-to-date EHR system can help solve security concerns, save money, and improve patient care.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 10/22/2014
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Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Fred Latala, VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology
Commentary
Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
By Fred Latala VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology, 10/22/2014
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NASA Spinoffs: 6 Innovations In Health & Medicine
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
From solar-powered refrigerators that store vaccines to handheld diagnostic devices -- these technologies were originally developed for NASA missions and were later commercialized to make life better on Earth.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 10/22/2014
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Why Outlawing Encryption Is Wrong
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/22/2014
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Why UC Implementations Fail
Erika Van Noort, Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice
News
Unified communications and collaboration projects fall flat when companies don't understand needs or consult with their employees. Get the facts and figures from Softchoice's UC study.
By Erika Van Noort Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice, 10/22/2014
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