It’s a Great Time To Be a Software Developer

DevOps

Software developers should be thrilled with this year’s potential. The introduction of modern tools, innovations, and frameworks will provide more opportunities for greater efficiency and much more fun as a programmer in 2023. Yoav Abrahami, chief architect and head of Velo at Wix Code discussed with TechNewsWorld why he sees such a rosy prospect for …

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Google Cloud Introduces New AI-Powered Medical Imaging Suite

medical imaging research scientist evaluating brain scans

Applying artificial intelligence to medical images can be beneficial to physicians and patients, but developing the tools to do it can be challenging. Google on Tuesday announced it’s ready to meet that challenge with its new Medical Imaging Suite. “Google pioneered the use of AI and computer vision in Google Photos, Google Image Search and …

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Zero Trust SIM Boosts BYOD Security

For years companies have been allowing their workers to mix business and pleasure on their mobile devices, a move that’s increased anxiety among cybersecurity professionals. Now a network security outfit says it has a way to secure personal mobile devices that might allow cyber warriors to sleep less fitfully. Cloudflare on Monday announced its Zero …

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Coding Vulnerabilities, Linux Growth, FOSS Friction Cap Summer Highlights

As IT workers continue their daunting job of protecting network users from bad guys, a few new tools might help stem the tide of vulnerabilities that continue to link open source and proprietary software. Canonical and Microsoft reached a new agreement to make their two cloud platforms play nicer together. Meanwhile, Microsoft apologized to open-source …

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IT Security Pros Push for Consolidated Standards, Vendor Products [Report]

Cybersecurity pros want the computer industry to push for vendor consolidation and open standards. This major change in how IT pros safeguard networks is long overdue, according to new research by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) International and independent industry analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), a division of TechTarget. The push toward vendor …

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Ransomware Greatest Risk to Supply Chain in Minds of IT Pros

Ransomware is the top supply chain risk facing organizations today, according to a survey released Monday by ISACA, an association for IT professionals with 140,000 members in 180 countries. The survey, based on responses from more than 1,300 IT pros with supply chain insights, found that nearly three-quarters of the respondents (73%) said ransomware was …

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New Linux Laptop Line Advances HP, System76 Open-Source Collaboration

Collaboration between Linux computer and software firm System76 and HP is pushing for greater commercial adoption of open-source software and hardware optimized for Linux. System76 and HP on Thursday announced a new premium computer line designed to attract a wider audience to the developer-focused HP Dev One laptop computer. HP’s new Dev One, powered by …

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Lax Cyber Skills, Dev Blind Spots Behind Organizations’ AppSec Breakdowns

Government organizations and educational institutions, in particular, are increasingly in hackers’ crosshairs as severe web vulnerabilities spiral upward. Remote code execution (RCE), cross-site scripting (XSS), and SQL injection (SQLi) are all top software offenders. All three increase or hover around the same alarming numbers year over year. RCE, often the ultimate goal of a malicious …

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Open Source Leaders Push WH for Security Action

A first-of-its-kind plan to broadly address open source and software supply chain security is waiting for White House support. The Linux Foundation and the Open Source Software Security Foundation (OpenSSF) brought together over 90 executives from 37 companies and government leaders from the NSC, ONCD, CISA, NIST, DOE, and OMB on Thursday to reach a …

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6 Critical Steps for Scaling Secure Universal Data Authorization

Modern data platforms continue to grow in complexity to meet the changing needs of data consumers. Data analysts and data scientists demand faster access to data, but IT, security and governance are stuck, unable to figure out how to give access to the data in a simple, secure, and standardized way across a wide variety …

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