Machine Learning May Be the Solution to Enterprise Security Woes
By Karl Zimmerman
For large enterprise organizations, it can be next-to-impossible to identify
attacks and act to mitigate them in good time. That's one of the reasons
executives often discover security breaches when an external researcher - or
worse, a journalist - gets in touch to ask why hundreds of millions of logins
for their company's services are freely available on hacker forums.
The huge volume of incoming connections, the heterogeneity of services, and
the desire to avoid false positives leave enterprise security teams in a
difficult spot. Finding potential security breaches is like finding a tiny
needle in a very large haystack - monitoring millions of connections over
thousands of servers is not something that can be managed by a team of
Enterprise security is often preventative: we ... (more)
Many new programmers struggle when it comes to selecting their first language
to learn. Which is easiest, the most professionally useful, the most
newbie-friendly? Lets find out by showing you a range of options, their
strengths and weaknesses, and some information about the most common
programming languages in demand today. At the end, we’ll make some
recommendations and you’ll understand a bit more about why they were
The Task At Hand
Every job requires the right kind of tool, and each programming language can
be thought of as a separate tool. Just... (more)
How Open Hybrid Clouds Will Change Cloud Computing
By Rick Delgado
The cloud has evolved quickly. Businesses have weighed the perks of private,
public, and even hybrid clouds. If those options weren’t enough, here comes
the open hybrid cloud.
An open hybrid cloud leverages the benefits of accessing data and processes
across private and public implementations, while facilitating open source
development. It is a model that has expanded within the military. In the
search for costs savings, the Department of Defense has experimented with
many new cloud models.
On-premise, government... (more)
Data Lake Phenomenon Among Enterprises
Over the past few years, there has been an explosion in the volume of data.
To tackle this big data explosion, there has been a rise in the number of
successful Hadoop projects in enterprises. Due to the large volumes of data,
the emergence of Hadoop technology, and the need to store all soloed data in
one place, has prompted a phenomenon among enterprises called: Data Lake.
Is the Data Lake an effective catchment for all of the enterprise data?
Yes and No. Data lakes are good to house the current, inter-related data but
they don’t address th... (more)
Adobe Flex is a software development approach and environment which enables
the production of cross-platform Rich Internet Applications.
Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) is the cross-platform runtime environment used
I’ve long known the power of Flex and AIR, and have long respected the
smart strategy of enabling developers and enterprises to decide when a
solution should be one that will run in the browser or on the client.
But to really learn the power of Flex and AIR I decided to try cod... (more)