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Struggling to define the best metric system for your engineering team?

Fri, 2021-07-23 06:30
Boost your morale, business and velocity with this exclusive broadcast

Webcast What’s the most important metric for your engineering team? Is it the number of application deployments they make, or the overall failure rate?…

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BT tries to crack cyber crime, grabs stake in Safe Security

Fri, 2021-07-23 05:56
Spends £££ on Silicon Valley cyber risk management firm

BT is looking to cash in on ever-growing global concerns over digital crime, and has confirmed making a multi million pound investment in US-based cyber risk management firm Safe Security.…

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Alan Turing Institute to spend £60m from UK.gov on AI for air traffic control and banking

Fri, 2021-07-23 05:27
Turns out the skies can be the limit for machine learning

The UK government will, to the tune of £60m, bankroll two major research projects led by the country’s national institute for AI, the Alan Turing Institute: one to automate air traffic control, and the other for banking services.…

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India changes tack and tenders for public-private partnerships to complete national broadband rollout

Fri, 2021-07-23 04:30
Tender issued to wire 361,000 thousand more villages, with $2.5bn subsidies dangled

India has issued tenders for a public-private partnership intended to connect another 361,000 villages to the nation's BharatNet fibre optic network.…

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Kaseya obtains REvil decryptor, starts sharing it with afflicted customers

Fri, 2021-07-23 02:15
Users sent two further updates – one fixing an issue that prevented installation of antivirus software

Software-for-services providers business Kaseya has obtained a "universal decryptor key" for the REvil ransomware and is delivering it to clients.…

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Never mind the trolls, Discord hosts 'significant volumes of malware' in its CDN

Fri, 2021-07-23 01:32
Biz insists it's trying as hard as possible to scrub clean its IRC-for-the-2020s

Sophos on Thursday warned that internet instant-chat service Discord is becoming an increasingly popular malware distribution channel.…

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Activision Blizzard accused by California watchdog of fostering 'frat boy' culture, fatally toxic atmosphere

Fri, 2021-07-23 00:29
Games giant pushes back on claims of poor pay, harassment, and more in discrimination lawsuit

California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing on Thursday sued Activision Blizzard and its subsidiaries, alleging the company fostered a "frat boy" culture that led to lower pay for female employees, sex and race discrimination, and sexual harassment.…

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Be careful what you inline: Defunct video-hosting domain used to inject smut flicks into news articles, more

Thu, 2021-07-22 23:30
From vid.me to f&*% me?!

The domain name of a now-defunct website used by news publishers and others to inline videos in articles has been configured to inject porn into those pages.…

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Cyber-attacks really ramp up after Halloween – so why not start preparing now?

Thu, 2021-07-22 22:09
Learn tricks of the trade at SANS Singapore 2021 – and treat yourself to a discount

Promo Whisper it softly, but we’re fast forwarding through the second half of 2021, which means the holiday shopping season – and accompanying hacking season – is not far behind.…

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Facebook gardening group triumphs over slapdash Zuck censorbots

Thu, 2021-07-22 21:04
Giant news org megaphone persuades dim algos they're talking about the other sort of hoes

A Facebook group dedicated to gardening in western New York State is celebrating a victory over the company's algorithms after having been repeatedly threatened with censure and deletion due to use of the word "hoe".…

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Survey of astronomers and geophysicists shines a light on 'bleak' systemic bullying

Thu, 2021-07-22 20:04
'We need to hold each other to account when we're talking through these issues'

A survey of astronomers and geophysicists has unveiled a "systemic bullying problem" which is "disproportionately worse" for women and members of minority groups, already under-represented in the field.…

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Jira Data Center user? Here's a critical Ehcache vulnerability to spoil your day

Thu, 2021-07-22 19:12
Update now – and maybe firewall the thing off while you're at it

Atlassian has warned Jira Data Center users of a critical vulnerability, offering attackers the opportunity for arbitrary remote code execution – and they're easily exploited over the network.…

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Microsoft has a workaround for 'HiveNightmare' flaw: Nuke your shadow copies from orbit

Thu, 2021-07-22 18:27
It's the only way to be sure

After setting the "days since a security cock-up" counter back to zero, Microsoft has published an official workaround for its Access Control Lists (ACLs) vulnerability (CVE-2021-36934).…

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Akamai Edge DNS goes down, takes a chunk of the internet with it

Thu, 2021-07-22 17:31
If you're wondering why some websites disappeared today

Updated Akamai's Edge DNS service went down on Thursday morning, US West Coast time, knocking over its customers' websites as it fell.…

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Securing the cloud while Windows burns: Microsoft pops CloudKnox in trolley

Thu, 2021-07-22 17:01
At least Redmond is taking some security seriously

Microsoft has snapped up cloud security outfit CloudKnox while researchers continue to poke holes in its down-to-earth Windows operating system.…

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Russia's ISS Multipurpose Laboratory Module launches after years sitting on a shelf, immediately runs into issues

Thu, 2021-07-22 16:14
Nauka? More like 'Borka!' Geddit?

Russia's latest contribution to the International Space Station (ISS), successfully launched yesterday, but appears to have run into problems on orbit.…

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Respect in Security initiative aims to build reporting lines for infosec bods suffering harassment at work, conferences and online

Thu, 2021-07-22 15:30
Some of the stuff going on in the industry is completely out of order

A new initiative aims to make it easier to report personal abuse and harassment within the information security industry – without the involvement of social media mobs.…

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Your data is your future. So why trust it to yesterday’s technology?

Thu, 2021-07-22 15:00
Learn how to thrive with modern file storage – check out Nasuni CloudBound21

Promo 2020 was an impactful year for file storage. Almost overnight, companies were forced to rethink how they manage, access, and derive value from data, casting a bright light on the advantages of cloud-based technologies. After navigating unforeseen business challenges, including ransomware attacks, remote work environments, and more, it is time to discover how to apply those lessons learned.…

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Autonomy founder Mike Lynch loses first stage of US extradition bid from London

Thu, 2021-07-22 14:30
Home Sec must now sign it off and then it's a High Court matter

Mike Lynch, former chief exec of Autonomy, has reportedly lost his US extradition fight at its earliest stage in London's Westminster Magistrates' Court.…

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Cranes soar over Lone Star State as Texas Instruments pushes to get new fabs online

Thu, 2021-07-22 13:45
Head start from pre-pandemic guesswork running out, and mass production potentially years ago

Texas Instruments is flexing its chip-making muscles, boasting of impressive foresight in avoiding the worst of the component shortages and its progress in bringing two new fabs online – but admits it could be years before either begin producing in volume.…

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