Daily Tech Briefing Feb. 20, 2018

Qualcomm Provides Insight Into Its 5G Chip, Services Efforts VIDEO

February 20, 2018 10:20 AM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Qualcomm offers previews of its 5G chipsets and services; new Juniper switches and software smooth the enterprise's path to the cloud; Google introduces a new high-performance VM option for cloud customers; and there's more.

How IT Professionals Can Survive, and Thrive in, an Automated World SLIDESHOW

February 20, 2018 10:02 AM | ()
On the surface, it makes sense that automation will take IT professionals' jobs, but it's quite the contrary. Here's how IT pros can adapt to an automated future.

Chef Launches InSpec 2.0 to Improve Security Compliance Automation

February 20, 2018 8:56 AM | ()
Chef updates its open-source detection and evaluation tool to help organizations with security compliance in the cloud.

J.D. Power Finds Consumers Relying on Smartphones for Mobile Purchases SLIDESHOW

February 20, 2018 8:41 AM | ()
Consumers prefer to use their smartphones whenever they do business with their wireless service provides rather than tablets, desktops, or laptops according to a J.D. Power survey on wireless purchasing experiences.

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Apple Patches Indian Character Crash Bug in iOS, macOS

February 20, 2018 6:57 AM | ()
A flaw in the Apple Core Text framework enabled a simple character to crash any Apple device that attempted to render the symbol.
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U.S. Indicts 13 Russians in Plot to Influence 2016 Election Campaign

February 16, 2018 6:30 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted 13 Russians and three Russian organizations on charges of engaging in cyber-crimes aimed at meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Google Buys Xively IoT Platform

Google to Acquire LogMeIn's Xively IoT Management Platform

February 16, 2018 3:45 PM | ()
The Xively acquisition will give Google access to deep internet of things engineering expertise and technology, company says.
Docker Container Crypto-Currency attacks

Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks

February 16, 2018 3:10 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: Security researchers observe an attack in progress to learn how cyber-attackers insert crypto-currency mining malware into Docker containers.
Anaconda on Visual Studio

Visual Studio Code Added to Anaconda Python Distro for Data Scientists

February 16, 2018 2:00 PM | ()
Microsoft's cross-platform code editor is now an installation option for developers that want to work with Anaconda, the Python-based data science platform.

Five Security Truisms That Have Stood the Test of Time

February 16, 2018 1:06 PM | ()
Despite all of the iterations in software and hardware during the last couple of decades, there remains some fundamental security advice that has stood the test of time and is just as relevant today as it was in the 1980s.

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