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How To Build A Strong Security Awareness Program

My work as director of the Security Awareness Training program at the SANS Institute affords me a view across hundreds of organizations and hundreds of thousands of employees trying to build a more secure workforce and society. As we near the end of this year's National Cyber Security Awareness...
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Increasing Diversity is not Just the Duty of the Marginalized

Increasing diversity in the technology industry is something that has gone from discussion to action in recent years. In 1985, 37 percent of computer science graduates were women. That number has continued to decline over the years, with women now earning only 18 percent of today’s computer science...
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How Security Flaws Work: SQL Injection

SQL injection attacks exist at the opposite end of the complexity spectrum from buffer overflows, the subject of our last in-depth security analysis. Rather than manipulating the low-level details of how processors call functions, SQL injection attacks are generally used against high-...
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Microservices Ecosystem Transit Map

Microservices architecture has reached a tipping point where its broad adoption is now pretty much guaranteed. According to a survey by NGINX, nearly a third of companies have deployed microservices in production, and another third are either using microservices in development or considering...
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Using OpenStack To Build A Hybrid Cloud With AWS

Multi-cloud has become the new standard and a lot of organizations see it as a necessary evil. Organizations cannot avoid investing in a cloud and still expect to remain competitive. However, it is extremely complex to deploy and manage a multi-cloud across diverse endpoints, while trying to use a...
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Microsoft Releases Open Source Toolkit Used to Build Human-Level Speech Recognition

Last week, Microsoft announced a speech recognition breakthrough: a transcription system that can match humans, with a word error rate of 5.9 percent for conversational speech. This new system is built on an open source toolkit that Microsoft already developed. A major new update to the...
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Root Cause: How Complex Web Systems Fail

Distributed web-based systems are inherently complex. They’re composed of many moving parts — web servers, databases, load balancers, CDNs, and many more — working together to form an intricate whole. This complexity inevitably leads to failure. Understanding how this failure happens (and how we...
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How to Assess the Benefits of SDN in Your Network

Find out what three networking problems the benefits of SDN could address in your network and the questions you should ask to make sure you're on the right track. In terms of the benefits of SDN, let's look at three of the most important problems the technology can solve, along with some...
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The World Runs on OpenStack

The OpenStack Summit keynotes got underway the morning of October 25, with Mark Collier, Chief Operating Officer of the OpenStack Foundation, declaring that the world runs on OpenStack. Collier's claims were not exactly bravado, as they were backed by a conga line of large operators all using...
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How to Keep your Linux PC Safe From Exploits

As with any big piece of software, Linux is complex, and difficult for outsiders to comprehend. That’s why it’s not terribly shocking that a 9-year-old Linux kernal vulnerability, known as Dirty COW, wasn’t patched until just a few days ago on October 20. First off, here’s a...
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