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Source{d} Can Help Solve Your Own Tabs-Versus-Spaces Debate

The debate over tabs versus spaces has been going on for decades and, despite all attempts to end it, it is ongoing. StackOverflow co-founder Jeff Atwood once wrote of the debate, “It doesn’t actually matter which coding styles you pick. What does matter is that you, and everyone else on your team...
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Open Source Maintainers Want to Reduce Application Security Risk

According to Snyk’s “State of Open Source Security Report 2019,” which surveyed over 500 open source users and maintainers, 30 percent of developers that maintain open source (OS) projects are highly confident in their security knowledge, which is up from 17 percent the year before. In addition,...
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Linux Security: Cmd Provides Visibility, Control Over User Activity

There's a new Linux security tool you should be aware of — Cmd (pronounced "see em dee") dramatically modifies the kind of control that can be exercised over Linux users. It reaches way beyond the traditional configuration of user privileges and takes an active role in monitoring and controlling...
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Introduction to YAML: Creating a Kubernetes Deployment

There’s an easier and more useful way to use Kubernetes to spin up resources outside of the command line: creating configuration files using YAML. In this article, we’ll look at how YAML works and use it to define first a Kubernetes Pod, and then a Kubernetes Deployment. YAML Basics It’s difficult...
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Core Technologies and Tools for AI, Big Data, and Cloud Computing

In this post, I’ll describe some of the core technologies and tools companies are beginning to evaluate and build. Many companies are just beginning to address the interplay between their suite of AI, big data, and cloud technologies. I’ll also highlight some interesting uses cases and applications...
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Job Hunt Etiquette: New Best Practices for 2019

Although a lot has changed about the job interview process over the years, basic interview etiquette rules still apply. Be polite. Don’t lie about your experience. Send a thank you note. Follow up with hiring managers to stay top of mind. Avoid wearing a Darth Vader costume to your interview. (The...
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Jack Wallen looks at five consumer-grade cloud backup tools for Linux.

5 Linux GUI Cloud Backup Tools

We have reached a point in time where most every computer user depends upon the cloud … even if only as a storage solution. What makes the cloud really important to users, is when it’s employed as a backup. Why is that such a game changer? By backing up to the cloud, you have access to those files...
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7 Key Considerations for Kubernetes in Production

In this post, we share seven fundamental capabilities large enterprises need to instrument around their Kubernetes investments in order to be able to effectively implement it and utilize it to drive their business. Typically, when developers begin to experiment with Kubernetes, they end up...
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Basics of Object-Oriented Programming

In programming, an object is simply a 'thing'. I know, I know...how can you define something as a 'thing'. Well, let's think about it - What do 'things' have? Attributes, right?  - A dog has four legs, a color, a name, an owner, and a breed. Though there are millions Dogs with countless names,...
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The URLephant in the Room

Check out this presentation by Emily Stark from the Usenix Enigma 2019 conference. In a security professional’s ideal world, every web user would carefully inspect their browser’s URL bar on every page they visit, verifying that they are accessing the site they intend to be accessing. In reality,...
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