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Report: Testing is still a problem for cybersecurity

Despite software security researchers touting the value of testing early and often, too much software is slipping through the cracks, they say. In one cybersecurity study, released by Veracode, 83% of IT decision-makers admitted to releasing code before testing it or resolving issues. “Security needs to be part of the entire software life cycle from …

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Microsoft forms AI division of 5,000, joins industry AI partnership

Following up on CEO Satya Nadella’s Monday keynote at this week’s Ignite conference, Microsoft has apparently formed an artificial intelligence division to meet the vision he outlined of smarter machines to help people be more productive and make better decisions. Also announced today is an alliance between the major players in the artificial intelligence space. Amazon, …

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Tableau shifts focus to developers, introduces new APIs and developer portal

Tableau wants to help developers find new ways to understand data. On the heels of its latest release of Tableau 10, the data visualization company has made new APIs available that allow developers to connect and integrate Tableau into their applications. While the company is traditionally centered on business users, Tableau recently decided to ramp …

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JetBrains releases YouTrack 7.0, tech leaders form Partnership of AI, and PostgreSQL 9.6 released—SD Times news digest: Sept. 29, 2016

JetBrains has officially released the stable version of YouTrack 7.0, complete with new features to help a team perform its daily activities. This release also focuses on reworking the Agile Board and expanding backlog functionality. With the Agile Board update, developers can now add customized issues, set visibility, and estimate their tasks without having to …

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Strata + Hadoop World: Databricks’ annual Spark survey, MapR’s Converged Data Platform, Confluent Enterprise, Alation Data Catalog 4.0

Apache Spark is reaching more users in new places, according to a recently released report. Databricks announced the results of its second annual Apache Spark survey, which revealed Spark is increasingly being used in the public cloud, streaming and machine learning. “Since inception, Spark’s core mission has been to make Big Data simple and accessible …

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Companies to watch in 2017

As the technology industry continues to grow and flourish, new companies and startups are sprouting, and old companies are finding new ways of reviving themselves But as we head into the new year, some companies won’t make it through the winter months, while others will find new and innovative ways to thrive and blossom. SD …

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Mastercard revamps APIs

It’s been well over five years since Mastercard began talking to developers about its API offerings. Today, the company rolled out dramatic changes to its developer portal, introducing new APIs for use by the public. While Mastercard has offered payment APIs for many years, the company today updated its roster to 25 full-featured offerings. These …

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NVIDIA and TomTom develop AI, CA Technologies reports on digital transformations, and FileMaker announces new cloud platform—SD Times news digest: Sept. 28, 2016

NVIDIA and TomTom are partnering to develop a new artificial intelligence service that can create a cloud-to-car mapping system for self-driving cars. The system uses TomTom’s HD map coverage, and it uses the NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2 computing platform. The solution accelerates support for real-time in-vehicle localization and mapping for driving a vehicle on highways. …

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Report: IT leaders need to address data center constraints, DevOps evolution

The role of DevOps and its effect on culture and collaboration is evident. Now there is more evidence that the rise of data and DevOps is making enterprise cloud services more attractive to IT leaders, and a new survey from Intel Data Center Manager (DCM) highlighted some of these infrastructure changes and what challenges data …

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Strata + Hadoop World: Big innovations in Big Data

Big Data is changing, but in order for businesses and users to really derive value from it, there needs to be innovative approaches to keep driving it at scale. Strata + Hadoop World kicked off this week with industry thought leaders expressing the requirements needed in today’s Big Data world. Mike Olson, chief strategy officer …

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Strata + Hadoop World: Apache Spot looks to tackle cybersecurity

Cybersecurity breaches happen every day. In fact, just last week it was brought to light that half a billion Yahoo users suffered from a cyber attack that happened two years ago. Cloudera and Intel believe they can solve the ongoing cybersecurity crisis with a new open-source project: Apache Spot. “As an open-source community, we have …

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The New Visual Studio: Prepping for a future beyond Windows

Microsoft Visual Studio is the most popular integrated development environment in the world, but the target keeps moving for IDEs. As device, language, platform and application diversity expand ever more rapidly, Redmond is working overtime to make its already powerful developer tools irresistible—to both the faithful and the uninitiated. The technologies and experiences that are …

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Coding Dojo finds one-third of graduates had no prior coding experience

Middle-class Americans who want to change their careers and enter the IT or software development field may be receptive to Coding Dojo’s message of “anyone can learn to code.” According to analysis of recent graduates, 34.7% had no coding experience before the boot camp. Besides those findings, Coding Dojo found that 613 students have graduated …

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Microsoft previews bug finding tool, Project Springfield

Microsoft is developing a new way for developers to find bugs before they release their software into production. The company announced the preview of its new cloud-based bug detector, dubbed Project Springfield, at its Microsoft Ignite conference. The system searches and detects bugs before a developer’s software is released in order to save time and …

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    Addressing Security Vulnerabilities in Embedded Applications Using Best Practice Software Development Processes and Standards

    An introduction to applying CWE coding guidelines and achieving CERT security compliance using static analysis tools Many embedded systems and “connected” IoT products lack proper security due to outdated software development practices. Organizations now know they need to incorporate security into the software SDLC, yet many lack security expertise and are struggling with how to …

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    How IoT is Making Security Imperative for All Embedded Software

    Why embedded software development needs to change and what organizations can do to improve software security while reducing development time Many IoT products lack proper security due to outdated software development practices.  Hackers and criminals are acutely aware that many of the security procedures and applications in use today were designed to defend against attacks …

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    Better Decisions, No More Bottlenecks: 5 Metrics for Cross-Lifecycle Software Testing

    Testing teams today are under pressure to ensure quality while delivering faster and dealing with mounting system complexity. Test engineers are also faced with the myth that test automation alone will solve the “increase velocity, fail-faster” conundrum Agile companies face. However, by leveraging data from disparate systems, Test has a unique opportunity to become the …

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    Get Forrester’s 2015 Customer Identity Overview

    Download Forrester’s first overview of the Customer Identity market. This in-depth guide covers critical information for tech executives and software architects building customer-facing web applications and cloud services platforms. Learn How Customer Identity Vendors Like Stormpath: Save Your Software Team Time with Turnkey Customer Identity Software Improve Data Security of Your User Credentials and PII Replace …

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    CA’s E.P.I.C. APM: A Better Model for the Application Economy

    Once considered nice-to-haves, applications are now one of the primary interfaces connecting companies to their customers. The feel, functionality and performance of your applications have a direct effect on your business and your brand. Applications have a powerful effect on the way customers see your company, and application performance management (APM) is evolving rapidly. While …

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    Why Everyone Needs to Own the Customer Experience

    The application experiences you deliver to your customers are often the most important interactions they’ll have when doing business with you. The viability of your brand largely rests on the quality of their experience with your applications, whether they are on PCs, notebooks, tablets, phones or soon even wearables. As a result, CIOs and technology …

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