A new course this fall at the University of Calgary will teach students how to write viruses and worms, along with the legal, ethical, and security issues related to creating malicious code. Developing more secure software requires this firsthand understanding, professor John Aycock said in a statement. But two groups representing IT security pros condemn it. Says Russ Cooper of the security firm TruSecure Corp. and moderator of security mailing list NTBugtraq, "We already have more than 60,000 viruses to dissect and study."
[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.
Digital Transformation Myths & TruthsTransformation is on every IT organization's to-do list, but effectively transforming IT means a major shift in technology as well as business models and culture. In this IT Trend Report, we examine some of the misconceptions of digital transformation and look at steps you can take to succeed technically and culturally.