Security research firm @stake Inc. warns Macintosh users about three security problems with Mac OS X 10.2.8 and previous versions. The first advisory, "Long argv Buffer Overflow," warns that an attacker could possibly crash Mac OS X or execute commands. The Systemic Insecure File Permissions advisory states that some apps on vulnerable systems are installed with insecure file permissions and are globally writable. The third vulnerability, Arbitrary File Overwrite via Core Files, could result in sensitive information such as authentication credentials being compromised. An Apple spokesperson says the company is working on a patch, but none was available at press time.
[Interop ITX 2017] State Of DevOps ReportThe DevOps movement brings application development and infrastructure operations together to increase efficiency and deploy applications more quickly. But embracing DevOps means making significant cultural, organizational, and technological changes. This research report will examine how and why IT organizations are adopting DevOps methodologies, the effects on their staff and processes, and the tools they are utilizing for the best results.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.