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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jane Austen lets the boogie man in: Cisco report

  NFV a hit for OpenDaylight | Despite H-1B lottery, offshore firms dominate visa use

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Jane Austen lets the boogie man in: Cisco report
Hackers are hijacking Jane Austen in order to infiltrate your network. This is one of the findings of Cisco's mid-year security report, which concludes that enterprises must close the time-to-detection gap lest they fall prey to increasingly sophisticated attackers. And well-read. Read More


WLAN Buyer's Guide
It is crucial to thoroughly understand the systems management capabilities of any WLAN being considered, since this will be the largest ongoing expense of the overall deployment. Learn how to evaluate properly by reading Aerohive's WLAN Definitive Guide. View Now>>

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How Weebly is Ready for the Big DDoS Attacks
Learn how Weebly is well protected from DDoS threats of all sizes and complexities after incorporating an added layer of protection and resulting uninterrupted DDoS mitigation and analysis. Learn more >>

NFV a hit for OpenDaylight
Almost three quarters of OpenDaylight users plan to use the open source SDN technology for Network Functions Virtualization, while over half are looking at it for cloud orchestration. Read More

Despite H-1B lottery, offshore firms dominate visa use
Offshore outsourcing firms that do most of their work in India remain the largest users of the H-1B visa for computer-related jobs, seemingly unaffected by the odds of the visa lottery, according to new data. Read More


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Mobile Security: Confidence Ebbs as BYOD Booms
Download this two-page paper detailing the IDG Research results and for expert advice on securing your organization's data in an increasingly mobile world. View more

Test like crazy for Java happiness, report says
Small, responsive and dedicated performance teams tend to be the ones that produce the highest-performing Java code, according to a study released today by RebelLabs. Read More

Microsoft's new privacy policy and Windows 10 troubleshooter to stop automatic updates
It's the big Windows 10 launch day and Microsoft has reserved a huge amount of bandwidth for the massive rollout, reportedly up to 40Tb/s per second of capacity from all of the third-party CDNs combined. Read More

Houston, we have a bug: 9 famous software glitches in space
There's never a good time to run into software bugs, but some times are worse than others - like during a mission to space. Spacecraft of all shapes and sizes rely heavily on software to complete their objectives. But those missions can be quickly ended by the simplest of human errors when writing code. Read More

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Optimizing Application Traffic on MPLS WAN Links
MPLS is a common type of service offering that removes much of the cost and complexity of more traditional point-to-point networks. The change from point-to-point to any-to-any or cloud networking presents new application delivery challenges, requiring a response from services that depend on the packet delivery infrastructure. Learn more >>

How ITIL can help cloud services
Cloud-based services, in comparison to traditionally delivered IT services (i.e., implemented in-house), changed the way people consume content. That's particularly true for small businesses, which gained significant value because the cloud enabled them to use services that would never be affordable if implemented from scratch inside their companies. Read More

Obama rolls out initiative to boost US supercomputer capability
US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order setting up the National Strategic Computing Initiative that will adopt a coordinated strategy involving multiple government agencies, academia and the private sector for the development of high-performance computing systems. Read More

How to get the most out of Windows 10 enterprise security features
The enterprise edition of Windows 10 may be available only a day after the consumer version, with some immediately useful improvements for business. But some of the most important security features in Windows 10 Enterprise will either be included in a major update (that you can think of much like a service pack) that will ship sometime this fall, or will rely on enterprises and online sites and services making some substantial changes to move away from passwords. Read More


It pays to be CIO: Median pay for 25 Fortune 500 CIOs tops $2.4M
Today's CIOs can make millions as they ascend the corporate ladder. While climbing, many tech chiefs take on additional titles and broader administrative roles. (Insider Story) Read More




14 fascinating facts about Apple's iPhone

Eight years since its debut, Apple's iPhone has changed and conquered the smartphone market. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about the iPhone.


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