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Cartoon: Where Data Goes To Die
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Commentary
Our cartoonist answers the question of what happens to all that unrecoverable data.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 12/19/2014
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Android Antitrust Lawsuit Given Another Chance
Eric Zeman,
News
Judge expressed concern about the plaintiffs' case, but didn't altogether dismiss lawsuit alleging Google antitrust violations.
By Eric Zeman , 12/19/2014
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Time to Rethink Patching Strategies
Kevin E. Greene, Software Assurance Program Manager, Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate
Commentary
In 2014, the National Vulnerability Database is expected to log a record-breaking 8,000 vulnerabilities. That's 8,000 reasons to improve software quality at the outset.
By Kevin E. Greene Software Assurance Program Manager, Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate, 12/19/2014
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Geekend: The Inaugural Geeky Awards
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
The Geekend hands out its inaugural Geeky Thing of the Year awards. See if your favorites are on the list.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 12/19/2014
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Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball say about big data?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/19/2014
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Microsoft Previews 6 New Power BI Features
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft beta tests Power BI dashboards, visualizations, connectors, and an iPad app just as IBM launches a rival cloud-based BI service.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/19/2014
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SDN And Security: Start Slow, But Start
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & Blogger
News
Software-defined networking can be a net plus for security. The key: Work with the network team to implement gradually, test as you go, and take the opportunity to overhaul policies
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 12/19/2014
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Technology Training: Why We're In Hell
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Is the problem the death-by-PowerPoint training that everyone hates? Or that our enterprise apps look worse than Keith Richards with a hangover?
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 12/19/2014
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6 IT Career Resolutions
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Resolve to polish your skills, value, and appeal in 2015 with these tips from recruiters and senior IT executives.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 12/19/2014
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SDN Developments In 2015
Dan Pitt,
Commentary
ONF executive director Dan Pitt shares his expectations for the evolution of software-defined networking in the coming year.
By Dan Pitt , 12/19/2014
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Cloud Migration: Discovery & Planning
Ryan Pelerin, Founding partner and COO, WSM International
Commentary
Migrating workloads to the cloud requires time and effort spent on up-front planning. The first part of this series explains the technical assessments and evaluations required for a successful cloud migration.
By Ryan Pelerin Founding partner and COO, WSM International, 12/19/2014
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ICANN Hit By Cyberattack
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Spear phishing campaign led to attackers gaining administrative access to one system.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/18/2014
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Bad Bots On The Rise
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Humans remain outnumbered by bots online, new data shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/18/2014
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Vawtrak: Crimeware Made-To-Order
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
A compartmentalized botnet with a wide selection of specialized web injects makes it easier to attack bank accounts across the globe.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 12/18/2014
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Android 5.0 Lollipop: Smartphone OS Arrival Guide
Eric Zeman,
News
When will your device get the latest version of Android? Here's the scoop from phone makers.
By Eric Zeman , 12/18/2014
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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Running Your SOC
Jeff Schilling, CSO, Firehost
Commentary
The former head of the US Army Cyber Command SOC shares his wisdom and battle scars about playing offense not defense against attackers.
By Jeff Schilling CSO, Firehost, 12/18/2014
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Why We Picked Cassandra For Big Data
Juan Valencia, Principal Engineer, ShareThis
Commentary
Easy scale-outs, high write throughputs, and lower costs were key, but Cassandra does have its limitations.
By Juan Valencia Principal Engineer, ShareThis, 12/18/2014
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Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Ed Featherston, Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting
Commentary
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
By Ed Featherston Sr. Enterprise Architect & Director, Collaborative Consulting, 12/18/2014
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Amazon, VMware On Collision Course
Gregory Ness,  VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox
Commentary
At this year's Re:Invent conference, Amazon showcased new features and agility plans that could push it solidly ahead of its cloud competitors.
By Gregory Ness VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox, 12/18/2014
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IBM Brags Of 49 Cloud Data Centers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
IBM promised 40 SoftLayer cloud data centers globally by the end of 2014. Through a partnership with Equinix, it's ending the year with 49.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 12/18/2014
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