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How to spot malicious mobile apps

The pervasiveness of smartphones has resulted in an onslaught of mobile apps, and it’s pretty safe to say that, by now, there is an app for every imaginable purpose. Unfortunately, among the many helpful ones are also many malicious apps – no app market is safe from them. Fortunately, there are ways to spot such […]

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The human point: Gaining visibility into the context behind user actions

In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2017, Dr. Richard Ford, Chief Scientist at Forcepoint, talks about the security industry’s need of a paradigm shift toward examining user behavior and intent. Here’s a transcript of the podcast for your convenience. Hello, my name is Dr. Richard Ford, I’m the Chief Scientist over at Forcepoint. […]

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DevOps skills gap: Do you have the necessary skills to succeed?

New research shows that software developers are not receiving the training they need to be successful as DevOps becomes the prevalent approach to building and operating digital products and services. In today’s application-centric economy that gap could have real impact on the productivity of businesses in every industry, as well as on the security and […]

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Google Chrome remote code execution flaw detailed, PoC released

Vulnerability broker Beyond Security has released details about and Proof of Concept code for a remote code execution bug affecting Google Chrome. “The [type confusion] vulnerability results from incorrect optimization by the turbofan compiler, which causes confusion between access to an object array and a value array, and therefore allows to access objects as if […]

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Three megatrends that will drive digital business into the next decade

Gartner revealed three distinct megatrends that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next five to 10 years. Artificial intelligence (AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital platforms are the trends that will provide intelligence, create new experiences and offer platforms that allow organizations to connect with new business […]

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