Wed.Nov 13, 2019

Facebook Has The Scale To Build A Strong Payments Business, But Not The Consumer Trust

Forrester IT

Yesterday, Facebook announced Facebook Pay, its new payments system for Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Users can use Facebook Pay for “fundraisers, in-game purchases, event tickets, person-to-person payments on Messenger and purchases from select Pages and businesses on Facebook Marketplace.”

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Google’s plan to collect health data on millions of Americans faces federal inquiry


The US Department of Health and Human Services has launched an inquiry into Google’s partnership with giant US Catholic healthcare non-profit Ascension.

Who Should Design: Blend Democratization, Expertise, And Representativeness

Forrester IT

The best CX arises when every employee learns design basics and a pro design team — that's representative of the intended audience — guides the process.


How and why data breach lawsuits are settled


An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

How Can A CIO Make His Or Her Company Cybersafe?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Employees know that there is danger bu they still make mistakes Image Credit: Stock Catalog. One of the most important jobs that the person with the CIO job is asked to do is to secure the company’s networks because of the importance of information technology.

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Will Apple’s AR glasses be as transformative as the iPhone?

Trends in the Living Networks

Augmented reality indubitably has the potential to transform our interface with technology and information. Virtual reality can potentially take us into extraordinary realms, but always away from our everyday reality. Augmented reality (AR) can and will be woven into our everyday.


The Myths of Multifactor Authentication


Read François Amigorena bust certain myths surrounding multifactor authentication on Dark Reading : Compromised credentials are a huge threat to companies today. The attacker is actually using valid (that is, stolen but valid) credentials, so why would your antivirus, firewall, and other technologies you might have in place flag anything unusual? Your tools assume […].

10 Must-Have Features of an Online Education Platform


An online education platform is meant for delivery of educational content to students. The platform, unlike a textbook is an interactive medium where students can engage with the content. And therefore, these platforms are in high demand in schools and universities across the globe.

How You Can Update Your Company’s Data Security To Stay Safe From Data Breaches


Read Ilya Lipovich explain how you can keep your company safe from data breaches on Forbes : Although digital transformation has revolutionized our lives in many ways, from accessing information to purchasing goods, it also means we’re at risk. But at risk of what? Individuals and businesses alike have been the victims of cybercrime. Therefore, […].

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

Red Hat Responds to Zombieload v2

Network World

Three Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) opened yesterday track three flaws in certain Intel processors, which, if exploited, can put sensitive data at risk. Of the flaws reported, the newly discovered Intel processor flaw is a variant of the Zombieload attack discovered earlier this year and is only known to affect Intel’s Cascade Lake chips. Get regularly scheduled insights by signing up for Network World newsletters.].

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Windows Measured Boot – How it helps to secure Windows OS Platform


Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Introduction In my previous articles related to Secure Boot and Trusted Boot, I have explained how Microsoft has worked to secure the boot phase of Windows 10 to provide a secure and reliable OS platform for the enterprise scenario. Today in this article, I will be talking about another such feature which ensures the platform […].

Get 70% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service + 3 months free - Deal Alert

Network World

Safeguard yourself against snoops, and access blocked content with this no-log VPN service. NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 70%, with 3 extra months on top. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now

A behind the scenes look at the importance of benchmarking and testing

Spearline Testing

Could you tell us briefly about your background and role at Spearline?

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

Tracking endpoints and ensuring device security a vexing problem for healthcare CIOs

Tech Republic Security

The consequences of security incidents in hospitals can be life-or-death, but security practices lag behind other industries

Microsoft OneDrive: A cheat sheet

Tech Republic Cloud

For Windows 10 and Office 365 users, the default cloud storage service is Microsoft OneDrive. Use this guide quickly get up to speed on Microsoft's cloud storage app

How cybercriminals trick you into giving your information over the phone

Tech Republic Security

IBM's Chief People Hacker Stephanie "Snow" Carruthers describes how criminals use caller ID spoofing to get your private data

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Global public cloud services market expected to grow 17% in 2020

Tech Republic Cloud

Revenue for the market is projected to total $266.4 billion next year, according to a new estimate from Gartner

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

How to manage Siri privacy settings in iOS 13.2

Tech Republic Security

In iOS 13.2, you can opt out of Siri voice review requests and delete recording history from your Apple devices

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How to Keep Pace with Agile Development Trends

Information Week

The Agile model and its adopters are moving forward rapidly. Here's how you can stay on top of the latest improvements

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Five reasons healthcare data security is at Ebola crisis levels

Tech Republic Security

Lots of PHI, low security, and multiple entry points make hospitals the perfect target for hackers and ransomware attacks are up 45% in Q3

How to Build an Optimal Machine Learning Team

Information Week

An effective ML team is constantly evolving based on many different factors. Assess your specific needs and use cases before putting a team into action

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Introducing Custom Cloud Playground for Business

Linux Academy

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