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‘Web Site Security’ By @VZCloud | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

The cloud is becoming the de-facto way for enterprises to leverage common infrastructure while innovating and one of the biggest obstacles facing public cloud computing is security. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Jeff Aliber, a global marketing executive at Verizon, discussed how the best place for web security is in the cloud. Benefits include: Functions as the first layer of defense Easy operation –CNAME change Implement an integrated solution Best architecture for addressing network-layer DDoS attacks Concerns about availability not an issue Enable customers to focus technical & financial resources on other needs

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Categories: Media, RIA

Sony Staff Goes Back to Future, Uses Old IT to Get Work Done

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 01:57
NEWS ANALYSIS: New-gen IT is a tradeoff: speed and ease of use rates over clunkier, slower, more tedious -- but safer -- methods of sending data from Point A to B.
Categories: Media

Daily Video: BlackBerry Aims to Win Back Fans With 'Classic' Handset

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 01:00
BlackBerry aims to win back fans with 'Classic' smartphone; Sony to unveil Its vision for a Google Glass competitor; Apple wins unanimous jury verdict in iPod antitrust suit; and more
Categories: Media

Chinese Android Smartphones From Coolpad Get Security Warning

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:37
Affected are Coolpad Android phones sold in China, which come from the factory loaded with a backdoor that can download unwanted or malicious software without user intervention.
Categories: Media

Microsoft Updates 'Big Data in a Box' Appliance

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:21
Microsoft incorporates its latest Windows Server and SQL technology into Analytics Platform System (APS) Appliance with Update 3.
Categories: Media

IoT, Tighter Security Top Microsoft's Business Predictions for 2015

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 23:59
Businesses will need to grapple with the deluge of data generated by the Internet of things and pay closer attention to cyber-security in the year ahead, according to the software giant.
Categories: Media

An Improved U.S.-Cuba Relationship: What It Could Mean for Tech

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 23:42
On a 1992 visit to Cuba, I saw a nation that needed so much. Now, as relations between the U.S. and Cuba begin to thaw, I see better lives for Cubans and new markets for U.S. tech companies.
Categories: Media

SGI Wins $30 Million DoD Supercomputing Contract

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:55
The OEM will deploy a powerful Intel-based ICE X supercomputer and an InfiniteStorage 5600 storage system at an Air Force facility in Mississippi.
Categories: Media

IBM Ends 2014 With a Cloud Bang

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:45
IBM announced a bunch of new cloud computing centers as well as new customers and partnerships to round out the year.
Categories: Media

The Grinch That Tried to Exploit Linux

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:05
A security vendor alleges there's a vulnerability in the Linux kernel. Developers disagree, but ironically an unrelated critical bug was found.
Categories: Media

BlackBerry Classic Goes Back to the Future With Latest Smartphone

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 20:20
In some ways a blast from the past, the BlackBerry Classic appears to be designed for corporate users and combines a physical keyboard with a touch-screen.
Categories: Media

How to Distinguish a Cloud Poser From a Cloud Pro

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 20:15
Asking a few smart questions will help you determine the difference between a cloud professional and a cloud poser.
Categories: Media

Google's End-to-End Email Encryption Effort Makes Progress

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:49
The company releases an updated alpha version of its End-to-End Chrome extension to the GitHub code hosting service.
Categories: Media

Surveying the Web API Security Landscape

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:21
Ronnie Mitra reviews the security standards that have risen to the top of the heap. If you are designing a web API in 2015, these are the ones you should be staying on top of and implementing.
Categories: Media

Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia Networks Resume Talks: Report

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:50
The two companies, which had talked last year, are discussing a possible merger or increased cooperation, a German magazine is reporting.
Categories: Media

When to Mix the Blue: @IBMBluemix and @Azure | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:00
While the initial usage of the Cloud Platform was clearly for the IaaS offerings, the trend is shifting and the PaaS delivery model is gaining a lot of attention. Most of the analysts like IDC and Gartner have predicted huge growth for PaaS in the coming years. IDC predicts Platform as a Service (PaaS) and cloud storage services will be the fastest-growing categories, driven by major upticks in developer cloud services adoption and Big Data-driven solutions, respectively.

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Categories: Java, Media

Lenovo to Use Intel Chips in New Smartphones in 2015

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:05
One of the Atom-powered smartphones will be sold in China, while the other will be targeted at emerging markets, according to reports.
Categories: Media

Oracle Cloud Computing Revenue Climbs 47%

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:53
The company says it is catching up to
Categories: Media

Report: Tech Hiring at Unprecedented Levels

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:49
Development expertise features prominently on the list of hottest job skills.
Categories: Media

TeamViewer 10 Features Collaboration Tools, Mac Integration

eWeek - Application Development - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:00
Enhanced communication features include a complete chat history for all conversations, making it possible to locate a previous message across devices.
Categories: Media