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OWASP Global Board Member
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Jim Manico is a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. OWASP's mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks. OWASP's AppSecUSA<https://2015.appsecusa.org/c/> conferences represent the nonprofit's largest outreach efforts to advance its mission of spreading security knowledge, for more information and to register, see here<https://2015.appsecusa.org/c/?page_id=534>. Jim is also the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He has a 18 year history building software as a developer and architect. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker community. He is the author of Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications<http://www.amazon.com/Iron-Clad-Java-Building-Secure-Applications/dp/0071835881> from McGraw-Hill and founder of Brakeman Pro. Investor/Advisor for Signal Sciences.

Articles by Jim Manico

July Jobs Report: Less Down Is Still Down

The numbers are still nothing to cheer about -- especially among the 279,000 small and midsize business employees affected -- but at the very least, fewer jobs were lost last month than reported for June, according to the ADP's latest National Employment Report.

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Glide Engage Is No Twitter

Micro (adj.): very small; involving minute quantities or variations. Sorry, I just had to double check that definition after reading about a new "microblogging" service that wants to take on Twitter.

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How To Land A Loan Despite The Credit Crunch

Do you make it a practice of giving money to strangers? If you have a few bucks to spare, then chances are you'd give them to someone know. Now ask yourself before you head in for a small-business loan: How well does your banker know you?

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SBA's Karen Mills Kicks Off National Small Business Week

Jamiel's Shoes opened its doors the same year traffic first starting flowing across the Golden Gate Bridge. The year was 1937, and the Rhode Island-based, family-owned small business is the same store where many years later Karen Mills shopped for her children when they were young.

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Business Intelligence: Your Next Step

No huge revelation that more small and midsize companies are turning to BI to make better business decisions. And no huge surprise that SMBs are ahead of large enterprises in their deployment of SaaS-based BI vs. more expensive on-premises software.

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What The Election Teaches Us About Marketing

Seth Godin isn't waiting for the election to close to begin dissecting its marketing takeaways. Whether you believe his assessment is politically slanted is your call, but I personally don't think that's what his analysis is about.

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Yahoo's Zimbra Joins The Cloud Club

Yahoo's Zimbra is becoming a hosted service provider in its own right, for the first time taking its open-source, Web-based messaging and collaboration application straight to a select customer segment.

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Welcome To Fantasy Island

With fewer dollars to spend in the real world, consumers have been hanging out in virtual worlds -- where their money goes farther, according to operators of such sites.

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IBM Expands Cloud Services

IBM has released a series of cloud computing services, including a social networking and online collaboration beta that promises secure, cross-company communication.

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Sparxent: IBM Global For The Midmarket?

Staples isn't the only one out with new services aimed at helping SMBs thrive by minding their IT. A Salt Lake City-based startup named Sparxent is going after what it calls an "underserved" midmarket with software, hardware, and IT consulting services of its own.

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State Of The Blogosphere

You can't possibly still think that blogging is just a fad. OK, I admit I could be a bit biased about the topic -- for sure, it's in my best interest for blogs to stick around.

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