RSA 2018: AI-powered threat management from IBM, container support for McAfee Cloud Workload, and Yubico’s new passwordless solution

Security matters now. That is the theme at this year’s RSA Conference taking place in San Francisco this week. “There is an urgency and pressure being felt now more than at any time over the last few years. Whether you are looking at national or local politics or the pressures of your company’s board room … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Hyperledger bug bounty program, Google Play Protect’s Safe Browsing, and Blazor 0.2

The open-source collaborative effort dedicated to advancing blockchain technology has announced that a new bug bounty program is now open. The program is based off of a private bug bounty the organization has been running for the last six months with HackerOne. HackerOne will continue to lead the public bounty. Currently, the bounty will solely … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: WinFile

Microsoft has brought Windows File Manager (WinFile) out of retirement. First developed in May 1990 and available Windows 3.0, WinFile it is a simple file management utility that replaced the command-line interface of DOS applications to manage files from previous Windows versions. In the late 1990’s, it was replaced by Windows Explorer and retired… until … continue reading

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SD Times news digest: Cloudflare Spectrum, .NET Core 2.1 Preview 2, and GitHub’s 10 year anniversary

Cloudflare wants to protect anything connected to the Internet with the availability of Cloudflare Spectrum. Spectrum is designed to extend the company’s benefits beyond web protocols to protect and accelerate things like email servers, gaming servers, and IoT devices. Spectrum proxies traffic using any Internet protocol, and is able to accelerate everything across the global … continue reading

SD Times news digest: MicroStrategy 10.11, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5, and Facebook’s Data Abuse Bounty

MicroStrategy has announced the availability of MicroStrategy 10.11 with a new native library app for smartphones, new geospatial services and custom charts for visualizing data. In addition, the release introduces new out-of-the-box visualizations and intelligent recommendations for content. “Version 10.11 empowers teams with self-service data discovery and departmental analytics, while creating the foundation for governed … continue reading

SD Times news digest: CockroachDB 2.0, Windows 10 Insider preview, and AWS machine learning inference

Cockroach Labs officially announced the release of CockroachDB 2.0, its SQL database for global cloud services. The company first teased the upcoming release last month. The update includes geo-partitioning features to keep data close to the customer, performance benchmarks, and support for JSON. “Our 2.0 release marks a turning point for CockroachDB as we transition into … continue reading

Microsoft invests $5 billion in the Internet of Things

Microsoft wants to prove it is dedicated to the success of the Internet of Things with a new $5 billion investment and updates to its IoT portfolio. The company announced it will invest $5 billion into the IoT over the next four years. “The reason we are doing this is simple: Our goal is to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Security Compass’ SD Elements dashboards, Amazon’s Gadgets Skill API, and the Rust Reach program

Security Compass has announced new dashboards for its SD Elements platform, which aims to provide DevOps teams with a single view that shows risks from software, infrastructure security, compliance, and policy. The new insights will allow teams to better incorporate risk management and compliance into the process of creating new software. The SD Elements platform … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Android Studio 3.1, Microsoft open sources WSL sample, Valohai’s machine learning funding

Google has announced that Android Studio 3.1 is now available for developers to work with. The main areas of the release include product quality and app development productivity. New features and improvements include a C++ performance profiler, Kotlin link checks, database code editing, IntelliJ platform update, new build output window, quick boot, and C++ CPU … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Firebase Crashlytics leaves beta, BlackBerry partners with Microsoft, and Windows 10 Insider preview

Google has announced that it is graduating Firebase Crashlytics out of beta. Firebase Crashlytics is a mobile app that assists users in tracking, prioritizing, and fixing stability issues in real-time. Google first acquired Crashlytics in January of last year. The company also announced new feature integration with Analytics events, crash insights, ability to pin important … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GVFS for Mac, EU to filter uploaded content, and Android security review

Microsoft has announced progress with the prototype design for Git Virtual File System (GVFS) for Mac. GVFS is the company’s project to bring Git to enterprise scale. Microsoft plans to publish all of the code for GVFS for Mac in their public repo. With GVFS for Windows, it contains patches to Git, a file system … continue reading

Microsoft releases its Azure Service Fabric to open source

Microsoft’s Service Fabric Team announced the open-source release of Azure Service Fabric under the MIT license yesterday. The team behind the distributed systems platform, designed to easily package, deploy and manage scalable and reliable microservices and containers, will be transitioning to a completely open development process on GitHub over the coming months. While the Service … continue reading

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