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BrandPost: 3 Great Reasons to Attend Cisco’s DevNet Create

For the first time ever, Cisco is putting on a developer conference, DevNet Create, May 23-24, 2017 in San Francisco.
If you’re a software developer, you should keep reading.

First things, first.
I’m sure you’re asking yourself, “What does Cisco do for me?” I think you’ll be surprised at the answer.  Let me dive in here.

Cisco has APIs. We have a lot of them.
Some are designed for people that are building network management applications or doing DevOps-type code.

But the new thing we have are APIs that can help you in IoT development and even mobile application development.

But I’m not writing this to talk so much about Cisco.
I’m talking about why you should attend DevNet Create.
So, without going into Cisco APIs, here are three reasons.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

IGEL Adds Support for Industry-Leading VDI Protocols to IGEL IZ Series...

As the only vendor to integrate the VMware® Blast Extreme Protocol on zero client hardware, IGEL is improving the flexibility and manageability of modern end-user computing environments READING, UK.

April 27, 2017 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that it has enhanced the IGEL OS™, adding support for the VMware Horizon 4.4 client to its IGEL Zero™ client IZ2 and IZ3 series hardware. With this announcement,... Source: RealWire

IDG Contributor Network: What was Linux like ten years ago?

What was Linux like ten years ago? Linux has improved by leaps and bounds over the last decade, and more and more people have come to appreciate its power and flexibility.

But a redditor recently wondered what it was like to run Linux ten years ago,...

New Research Highlights Inventory Management Failings

Reading, UK — 25 April, 2017 — Zyme, the market leader in the rapidly growing discipline of channel data management (CDM), today released independent research results which show inventory management is far from under control in consumer electronics businesses.

Despite ongoing pressure from stakeholders to reduce operating costs, just one in five (19%) companies interviewed were ‘very confident’ that they have a 360-degree view on inventory at all times; more than half described themselves as... Source: RealWire

Join Dark Reading for a 4/20 Twitter Chat on AppSec

The @DarkReading team will host a conversation about application security on 4/20 at 2 p.m.


Two members of ATM skimming ring plead guilty to bank fraud

A total of 13 charged in PNC and Bank of America card-cloning scheme.

Mozilla scraps Firefox’s ‘Aurora’ dev track

Mozilla today announced it would drop one of Firefox’s preview tracks that have let customers test early versions of the browser before wider deployment.Companies running Firefox and testing the browser using the “Aurora” track will be automatically migrated to the “Beta” channel today.[ Further reading: See the latest tech reviews on Computerworld ]“It became clear that Aurora was not meeting our expectations as a first stabilization channel,” wrote Dave Camp, director of engineering for Firefox; Sylvestre Ledru, the browser’s release manager; and Ali Spivak, head of developer marketing, in a post to a Mozilla blog.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Unraveling the Lamberts Toolkit

The Lamberts is a family of sophisticated attack tools that has been used by one or multiple threat actors against high-profile victims since at least 2008.

The arsenal includes network-driven backdoors, several generations of modular backdoors, harvesting tools, and wipers.

Pushing X-ray imaging up against its physical limits

Measuring the problems with your X-ray source enables clever math and better images.

IDG Contributor Network: How to work with Redis Cache in .Net

Caching is a state management strategy that can be used to improve the performance of your applications as it helps you to reduce the consumption of resources in your system.Redis Cache is an open source (BSD licensed), high-speed, NoSQL database.

What you should really expect from Samsung’s facial recognition

Biometrics like fingerprint readers, iris scanners, and facial recognition are either the solution to passwords’ unmanageability or a fool’s-gold technology that will compromise us all.

Both and neither are true.The forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 introduces facial recognition to unlock the smartphone, becoming the fourth unlock option for Samsung’s flagship device, in addition to fingerprint reading, iris scanning, and good ol’ manually entered passwords.

And mere days after its introduction, someone has already fooled the Galaxy S8’s facial recognition by showing the device a picture of the person.

That would be an easy way to unlock someone else’s phone without their permission. (An earlier Google facial-recognition technology in 2011’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich had the same flaw, by the way.)To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Lazarus Under The Hood

Today we'd like to share some of our findings, and add something new to what's currently common knowledge about Lazarus Group activities, and their connection to the much talked about February 2016 incident, when an unknown attacker attempted to steal up to $851M USD from Bangladesh Central Bank.