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Sept13 Issue: Mobile Security In the Age of BYOD

Inside this issue we have the Top Global Apps report from Distimo you won't want to miss! NTIA's code of conduct for app developers and how it's going to affect your app development efforts, why push notifications should be a part of most apps, what to consider with COPPA compliancy when developing apps, everything you need to know about app store optimization, and loads more!

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Driver only operated and driverless trains

Driver only operated and driverless trains

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

The global rail industry has gone through a number of positive changes in technology and safety since 1967 when London Underground's Victoria line was the first line operated with Automatic Train Operation.Despite automation and technology being tried and tested for the last 30 years then, the issue of Driver Only Operated (DOO) - also known as One Man Operation (OMO) t...
DOD releases PostgreSQL security technical implementation guide

DOD releases PostgreSQL security technical implementation guide

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

Crunchy Data, a provider of open source PostgreSQL, has announced the publication of a PostgreSQL Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), making PostgreSQL the first open source database with a STIG. Crunchy Data collaborated with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to evaluate PostgreSQL against the DoD’s securi...
Mashape gets $18M in series B funding to help further the API revolution

Mashape gets $18M in series B funding to help further the API revolution

Friday, March 24, 2017 by

Mashape has announced that they have achieved a company milestone as they close a $18M Series B funding round, led by Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm, with previous investors CRV and Index Ventures participating. The funding round, according to Mashape, "represents all the hard work by the team, our dedication to building the best and most open API Gateway f...
Intent-based mobile app security: It's harder than you think

Intent-based mobile app security: It's harder than you think

Thursday, March 23, 2017 by

Recently, intent-based security has become a buzzword and a commonly used phrase in the developer community. However, this new wave of security is much more than just a catchphrase. The concept of intent-based security adds a new level of protection to applications in containerized environments, specifically by understanding what the app is intended to do and looking fo...
SmartUX 5.0 released so you can make low-code apps even faster

SmartUX 5.0 released so you can make low-code apps even faster

Thursday, March 23, 2017 by

PowWow Mobile, the enterprise mobility platform that lets you create apps, has announced the latest release of its SmartUX Platform version 5.0. The new enhancements will simplify collaboration between IT and business teams through new levels of speed, visibility, and controls. SmartUX 5.0 is the most powerful platform for the rapid design and deployment of enterprise m...
Canonical collaborates to with NXP to improve IoT

Canonical collaborates to with NXP to improve IoT

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by

NXP and Canonical have collaborated to port Ubuntu Core to the LS1043A, a quad-core SoC targeted at IoT gateways and networking equipment. With this combination, device manufacturers gain a platform with which to build high throughput IoT Gateways.Ubuntu Core has been used in a variety of devices from IoT Gateways to network equipment. IoT Gateways benefit from the wide...
Cheetah Mobile celebrates launch of their ad platform into European markets

Cheetah Mobile celebrates launch of their ad platform into European markets

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by

Cheetah Mobile Inc., a mobile utility and content app developer, celebrates the launch of its Cheetah Ads division in the European market. Cheetah Ads will present this week at Advertising Week Europe, showcasing its strategy to serve vertical video ads for every kind of mobile moment.Cheetah Ads works hand-in-hand with Cheetah Mobile’s app portfolio, as well as e...
The Orange Pi community gets a snap store

The Orange Pi community gets a snap store

Monday, March 20, 2017 by

Orange Pi maker Shenzhen Xunlong Software is launching an app store in partnership with Canonical to foster an active community of developers and users. Through this app store, developers gain a simple mechanism to share their applications, projects and scripts between themselves and with their wider community. Applications in the store are formatted as snaps, the ...
ImmuniWeb Mobile launches to offer better mobile security testing

ImmuniWeb Mobile launches to offer better mobile security testing

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

High-Tech Bridge announces the launch of ImmuniWeb Mobile as part of ImmuniWeb Application Security Testing Platform. The new offering will provide comprehensive assessment of iOS and Android mobile applications, mobile infrastructure backend and data channel encryption. All ImmuniWeb Mobile packages are provided with a zero false-positives SLA. The mobile application s...
AtScale 5.0 brings order to the big data chaos

AtScale 5.0 brings order to the big data chaos

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

AtScale announced the general availability of AtScale 5.0. Supported by a newly granted patent on the platform’s ability to run its powerful calculation engine against any BI visualization tool, AtScale 5.0 brings order to the big data chaos.AtScale 5.0 packs new features including a scalable dimensional calculation engine, a machine learning performance optimizer, a un...
Dataguise released DgSecure for Google Cloud Storage

Dataguise released DgSecure for Google Cloud Storage

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

Dataguise has said that DgSecure Detect now supports sensitive data discovery on Google Cloud Storage (GCS). Integration with GCS extends the range of platforms supported by DgSecure and helps data-driven enterprises move to the cloud with confidence by providing precise sensitive data discovery across the enterprise and in the cloud. With their platform, organizations ...
Wait, the CIA can comprimise my iPhone or Android?

Wait, the CIA can comprimise my iPhone or Android?

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

In the largest leak of C.I.A. documents, Wikileaks disclosed the tools that C.I.A. uses to hack computers, phones and smart TVs around the world. The C.I.A.’s ability to compromise Apple and Android smartphones is especially troubling, since spies can access private information through these devices, including photos, emails, texts and videos. Further, a program ca...
The biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives

The biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

We recently caught up with Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO of Datical, a provider of database release automation solutions, on the findings of a recent survey - conducted by IDG and commissioned by Datical - that reveal the biggest delays in digital transformation initiatives. ADM: When on the road to digital transformation, what causes the biggest speed bumps?Reeves:...
App Camp For Girls looks to train the next generation

App Camp For Girls looks to train the next generation

Thursday, March 09, 2017 by

App Camp For Girls, a non-profit organization aimed at correcting the gender imbalance in the software industry, has opened 2017 registration for its popular summer program that teaches girls how to make mobile apps in one week. The program launches its first Chicago camp in 2017, in addition to Portland, Seattle, and Phoenix. This year, the aspiring developers will use...
Making IT professionals play nice with low-code developers

Making IT professionals play nice with low-code developers

Thursday, March 09, 2017 by

With the Department of Labor predicting a shortage of professional developers by 2020, more citizen developers are taking matters into their own hands, building sophisticated enterprise apps with capabilities ranging from task management to automating workflows. A recent survey from Appian fielded over 500 Information Technology Decision Makers to understand challe...
Veracode sells to CA Technologies for $614M

Veracode sells to CA Technologies for $614M

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by

CA Technologies announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Veracode, a company that is securing web, mobile and third-party applications across the software development lifecycle, for approximately $614 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, and is subject to customary closing conditions, including ...
IBM is building a quantum computing system

IBM is building a quantum computing system

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by

IBM announced an industry-first initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems. “IBM Q” quantum systems and services will be delivered via the IBM Cloud platform. While technologies that currently run on classical computers, such as Watson, can help find patterns and insights buried in vast amounts of existing data, quantum computers will...
How to integrate business priorities into the DevOps process

How to integrate business priorities into the DevOps process

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by

The business case for enterprise mobile applications is in crisis. Enterprises increased their spend on mobile application development to more than 10% of their overall budgets in 2016, yet fewer than 1% of mobile apps are successful, according to research firm, Gartner.To address this disturbing trend, enterprises are re-envisioning their mobile application development...
Enterprise mobility is a team sport

Enterprise mobility is a team sport

Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Sports teams - from youth to the pros - are comprised of many individuals with various skill sets and talents. Yet when you hear championship teams and elite caliber athletes talk about success, their stories always boil down to a single commonality: the importance of the team. As Michael Jordan once famously said, “talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win c...
Docker for the Enterprise launched with a Certification Program

Docker for the Enterprise launched with a Certification Program

Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Docker has announced their Enterprise Edition (EE), a new commercial platform for enterprise development and IT ops teams that build, run, and operate business-critical applications in production at scale across the software supply chain. Comprised of a container runtime, with integrated and multi-tenant orchestration, security and management in addition to an ecosystem...
Webscale launches new WAF to thwart attacks on eCommerce sites

Webscale launches new WAF to thwart attacks on eCommerce sites

Thursday, March 02, 2017 by

Webscale has announced the launch of their Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF), the first of a new line of a-la-carte solutions designed to address the pain points many businesses face with regards to the security, availability and performance of their critical web applications. While the market is flush with WAF solutions that combat malicious attacks at the edge of a...
Smart Card Alliance 2017 Payments Summit coming end of March

Smart Card Alliance 2017 Payments Summit coming end of March

Thursday, March 02, 2017 by

What are the latest trends in U.S. payments? What is the status of the U.S. EMV migration? What does the future hold for mobile and contactless payments? How will the Internet of Things (IoT) impact the payments landscape? Top-level payments executives from the EMV, mobile, transportation and IoT industries will answer these questions and more at the Smart Card Alliance...
What works best with IoT devices: hardware vs software presentation

What works best with IoT devices: hardware vs software presentation

Thursday, March 02, 2017 by

Icon Labs, a provider of security solutions for IoT and edge devices, has announced Icon Labs President Alan Grau has been selected to present at Embedded World Show Europe. Alan’s presentation will provide engineers, product managers and executives with an overview of the available security technologies for the IoT and IIoT, and a framework to start building secur...
Mobile UX is just as important as functionality

Mobile UX is just as important as functionality

Thursday, March 02, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Daniel AssoulineWhen building new software or apps, many developers make the mistake of prioritizing functionality over user experience. But user experience is just as important - if not even more important than functionality in any software, app or product. Take security software, for example. By focusing on the functionality, it can p...
10 reasons to hide your IP address

10 reasons to hide your IP address

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 by

You have an IP address if you are reading this. Your IP (Internet Protocol) address is simply a series of numbers separated by dots (or octets) that represent where you are, or "what network" you are originating traffic from. Now, you might be behind a firewall - which means you have a NATed IP address, in fact all computers behind your NAT firewall will have the same p...
Mobile and IoT security gets a boost from new PN80T chipset

Mobile and IoT security gets a boost from new PN80T chipset

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has unveiled its new PN80T embedded Secure Element (SE) and NFC solution. It is the Industry’s first 40nm SE and is designed to ease development and implementation of an extended range of secure applications for any platform including smartphones, wearables, and the Internet of Things (IoT).A user experience built around NFC use casesThe new PN80...
Mastercard is expanding their Qkr! mobile payment platform

Mastercard is expanding their Qkr! mobile payment platform

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by

At Mobile World Congress, Mastercard has said that they will be expanding Qkr! with Masterpass, a mobile order-ahead and payment platform developed by Mastercard Labs, to six new markets and add new functionality to eliminate the traditional “open tab” at a bar, club or restaurant. Qkr! enables consumers to quickly order and pay for goods and services via their sma...
IT departments continue to struggle says new report

IT departments continue to struggle says new report

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by

BigPanda, the Algorithmic Event Management Platform that transforms high volumes of IT alerts into actionable insights, announced the release of its 2017 “State of Monitoring” report. The company’s annual survey is designed to evaluate the current IT monitoring landscape, including a review of the most popular tools for monitoring, deployment, and tick...
CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise announced

CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise announced

Monday, February 27, 2017 by

CloudBees, Inc. announced the availability of CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise to help enterprises accelerate software delivery and meet the rapidly growing volume of software development. Every company in every industry is dependent on software to support strategic initiatives and competitive differentiation. To support this business imperative, IT departments are ado...
Signalling protection from AdaptiveMobile with new SPG

Signalling protection from AdaptiveMobile with new SPG

Friday, February 24, 2017 by

AdaptiveMobile announced it's Signalling Protection Gateway (SPG) - expanding its core security offerings with new network integration, deployment and routing capabilities to allow their Signalling Protection to be deployed independently from legacy or capacity limited network infrastructure.The SPG is based on technology from Dialogic’s signalling platform. The partner...
12 interesting uses for WebRTC

12 interesting uses for WebRTC

Friday, February 24, 2017 by

Editor's note: Guest submission by Sherwin Sim, CTO of Temasys CommunicationsIf you’re new to Web Real Time Communication (WebRTC), you may be under the impression that this technology is similar to Microsoft Skype - a free, Web-based chat service.It’s more than that. WebRTC is actually a far different animal, altogether.Unlike Skype, WebRTC is an open source proje...
Ways you can protect yourself on the Internet

Ways you can protect yourself on the Internet

Thursday, February 23, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Anas Baig, a Digital Marketer & Security Enthusiast.Anyone can fall victim to hacking, and this fact is as evident as the shining sun. Every time you go online, you are, by default, vulnerable to cyber attacks. Hackers can steal your credit card info, social security number, username and passwords, or even render your PC completely ...
4 proven ways to reduce churn with a mobile app

4 proven ways to reduce churn with a mobile app

Thursday, February 23, 2017 by

Have you read all of the 23,000 articles out there about reducing churn?There are some really great ideas about how to improve your onboarding, how to communicate better, how to segment better. Even how to save customers right before they click the “cancel” button.The underlying problem that these tactics address is the same. Users churn because they don&rsq...
Big Nerd Ranch developers to talk at Georgia World Congress Center

Big Nerd Ranch developers to talk at Georgia World Congress Center

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

Big Nerd Ranch, an immersive application development bootcamp and app development learning service announced today that four of their training staff will be featured speakers at DevNexus, The Professional Developer Conference, being held February 22 and 23, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia."We are very pleased that Big Nerd Ranch is well re...
All eyes on Mobile World Conference 2017

All eyes on Mobile World Conference 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

As all eyes turn to the Mobile World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona this month (27 February - 4 March, 2017), Ovum’s analyst team have gathered their views regarding what they expect to see at the world’s largest and most highly regarded mobile industry event.A key theme, which recurs throughout the report is the belief that MWC 2017 will mark a further shift in the evol...
The hidden hazards of mobile app development

The hidden hazards of mobile app development

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

The transition from desktop to mobile computing is not a question of if, but when. According to Gartner, within the next five years, 70 percent of software interactions in enterprises will occur on mobile devices. Little wonder, then, that organizations that are just embarking on their mobile app development journeys can often be tempted to assume the voyage will be smo...
OPPO announces unveiling 5X smartphone photography tech

OPPO announces unveiling 5X smartphone photography tech

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by

OPPO is set to announce its latest achievement at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, a 5x smartphone photography technology that with give users unprecedented ability to capture highly detailed images.Sky Li, OPPO Vice President and Managing Director of International Mobile Business, said, “OPPO’s relentless pursuit of perfection without compromise has given birth to...
$10B enterprise CDN and application delivery market upended

$10B enterprise CDN and application delivery market upended

Sunday, February 19, 2017 by

Instart Logic, a technology company, has announced its “Application Services Platform,” a set of speed, mobility and security technologies designed to optimize digital revenue. It also announced a new business model designed to disrupt the $10 billion content and application delivery markets, including Akamai. Beginning immediately Instart Logic will deliver enterp...
JavaScript apps get Arxan application protection solution

JavaScript apps get Arxan application protection solution

Friday, February 17, 2017 by

Arxan Technologies, a provider of application protection and management solutions, has announced Arxan Application Protection for JavaScript, a new offering that provides leading protection for JavaScript-based applications, including hybrid iOS and Android apps, in addition to web apps. The comprehensive solution is designed to prevent brand damage, financial loss, IP ...
NoSQL provider Couchbase releases a new data platform

NoSQL provider Couchbase releases a new data platform

Friday, February 17, 2017 by

Couchbase, Inc. announced a new release of their data platform that powers web, mobile and IoT (Internet of Things) applications for digital businesses. The enhanced product suite now provides easier global application deployments, advanced security capabilities and greater development flexibility, and includes Server 4.6, Sync Gateway 1.4, Kafka Connector 3.0 and Spark...
API monetization requires good API management

API monetization requires good API management

Friday, February 17, 2017 by

More enterprises are going beyond the implementation of APIs to looking at how they can be monetized internally, externally, or both. In this article let’s look at different monetization strategies and how they will affect which deployment model will be most effective in your enterprise: on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid approach.Indirect MonetizationOften companie...
The IT delivery gap is slowing business

The IT delivery gap is slowing business

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

MuleSoft has announced the findings of its 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report on digital transformation initiatives and the business impact of APIs.Based on a survey of 951 IT decision makers (ITDMs) globally, the report reveals a growing IT delivery gap that is slowing down the majority of the businesses surveyed and directly putting revenue at risk. With a convergence...
Container file system from Portworx goes open source

Container file system from Portworx goes open source

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Portworx, a provider of container data services for DevOps, has announced that it is open-sourcing a filesystem that is purpose-built for containers: the Layer Cloning File System (LCFS). Created to encourage increased innovation in a fundamental technology that boots all containers, LCFS aims to improve the speed of downloading, booting, tearing-down, and building cont...
Capsule8 comes out of stealth to help protect Linux from attacks

Capsule8 comes out of stealth to help protect Linux from attacks

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Capsule8 has emerged from stealth mode to unveil its plans for the industry’s first container-aware, real-time threat protection platform designed to protect legacy and next-generation Linux infrastructures from both known and unknown attacks. Founded by experienced hackers John Viega, Dino Dai Zovi and Brandon Edwards, Capsule8 is being built on the real-world experien...
Datadog APM released

Datadog APM released

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Datadog has announced the general availability of Datadog APM (Application Performance Monitoring). This new feature extends the company’s existing infrastructure monitoring platform to now enable development and operations (DevOps) teams to quickly troubleshoot issues in complex, distributed applications that run across hybrid clouds and employ microservices, container...
Code your own network: The changing face of telco

Code your own network: The changing face of telco

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

There is a transformation occurring in enterprise communications with developers at the center. The developer community is driven by a vision to offer creative applications of communications within their apps and services that deliver a unique user experience. Unfortunately, innovating with traditional telecom carriers has been historically difficult. Dependence on an o...
Anchore Navigator adds more registries to find containers in

Anchore Navigator adds more registries to find containers in

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

With nearly 500,000 images on DockerHub and thousands more hosted by cloud providers such as Amazon and Google, finding the right container image and keeping track of updates is becoming increasingly complicated. And that's not even mentioning the growing number of private registries hosted by independent software vendors.That's why Anchore, Inc. thinks that their free ...
IDTechEx report reveals much larger drone opportunity

IDTechEx report reveals much larger drone opportunity

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

Just when many investors are running for the exit, having burnt their fingers with toy drones and the like, IDTechEx reveals a much bigger picture with considerable potential for the level-headed. The new IDTechEx report, "Electric UAV Drones: Autonomous, Energy Independent 2017-2027" invites developers, and software engineers to consider the trends to larger drones inc...
80 percent of web apps have security flaws

80 percent of web apps have security flaws

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

Data collected by Contrast Labs has revealed that sensitive data exposures, which include missing and weak encryption, are the top vulnerability plaguing 69 percent of web applications and accounting for 26 percent of all vulnerabilities. Their research has also found that 80 percent of tested software applications had at least one vulnerability, with an average of 45 v...
App customer loyalty: 3 things to look for in a loyalty API

App customer loyalty: 3 things to look for in a loyalty API

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

For the modern consumer, rewards are an essential part of their shopping experience; just last year the number of loyalty program memberships in the United States topped three billion - a 26 percent increase from 2013. With a growing demand for loyalty programs, there is no better time for developers to incorporate loyalty into their products, apps, point of sale softwa...
IBM Watson for cyber security has cognitive skills

IBM Watson for cyber security has cognitive skills

Monday, February 13, 2017 by

According to IBM research, security teams sift through more than 200,000 security events per day on average, leading to over 20,000 hours per year wasted chasing false positives. The need to introduce cognitive technologies into security operations centers will be critical to keep up with the anticipated doubling of security incidents over the next five years and increa...
Easily use blockchain with industrial-grade security systems

Easily use blockchain with industrial-grade security systems

Monday, February 13, 2017 by

Accenture has unveiled their new solution that simplifies the ability of blockchain technology to integrate with the industrial-grade security systems that support sectors including financial services, healthcare and government. The solution creates a developer-friendly interface between emerging blockchain platforms and widely used hardware security technology. Accentu...
CompTIA shows how tech continues to shape the world

CompTIA shows how tech continues to shape the world

Monday, February 13, 2017 by

Paced by anticipated customer demand for emerging technology, services and software, information technology (IT) industry executives enter 2017 with a positive outlook, according to the IT Industry Outlook 2017 released by CompTIA, a technology association. Their "consensus forecast" projects global industry growth of 4.1 percent in 2017.“With the groundwork of cloud, m...
Stopping mobile ad fraud

Stopping mobile ad fraud

Sunday, February 12, 2017 by

ClicksMob just released a data report that gives key insights into the $8.2 billion ad fraud problem by analyzing data collected throughout 2016. In the report they address not only the surface problem of the billions of wasted cash but they go on to talk about how all of this fraud is actually tainting a lot of mobile marketing analytics with "dirty data." As...
VMKings launch a new VPS hosting program aimed at developers

VMKings launch a new VPS hosting program aimed at developers

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 by

VMKings, a cloud provider for developers, has launched its VPS (Virtual Private Server) hosting solution. Due to the private nature of the VPS technology, developers can now be the administrators of their solution without having to worry about maintenance.While other cloud solution providers (CSPs) offer generalized services to all sectors, VMKings, created by a team of...
Test automation usage on the rise

Test automation usage on the rise

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 by

A study conducted by Wipro Limited, a consulting and business process services company, has found an 85% jump in Test Automation across industries to keep pace with the evolving technology landscape. The study, titled ‘State of Quality 2016’ was conducted over a period of nine months by Wipro’s Testing Services practice using analytical tools, with the objective of iden...
How citizen developers pose risks for data integrity

How citizen developers pose risks for data integrity

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 by

In new survey of over 500 IT Decision Makers, 75 percent believe an enterprise low-code platform is the solution to harness the energy of citizen application developers, while mitigating risks In a new YouGov survey commissioned by Appian, large IT companies state that citizen developers pose risks for data integrity (73% of respondents), security (69% of responden...
Introducing a web security ACL to block based on device fingerprints

Introducing a web security ACL to block based on device fingerprints

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

Distil Networks, Inc., a bot detection and mitigation company, has announced a web application security Access Control List (ACL) platformA to block based on device fingerprints, providing a more effective way for website defenders to manage and apply whitelists and blacklists across their online applications."A key piece of feedback we got from our Bot Defense Council ...
Callidus Health's technology is using ShoreTel's CPaaS

Callidus Health's technology is using ShoreTel's CPaaS

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

ShoreTel, a provider of communication solutions, has announced that Callidus Health's technology is powered by Summit, their Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) architecture.  Callidus Health needed a reliable platform to serve as the foundation for their healthcare answering service and communications suite. Since their communications suite handles patien...
New release of Aqua security platform includes secrets management

New release of Aqua security platform includes secrets management

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

Aqua Security, a platform provider for securing containerized applications, has announced the release of version 2.0 of its Container Security Platform (CSP). A major requirement for securing containerized applications is ensuring that containers can only communicate within their permitted network segment, limiting the “blast radius” in case of an attack. The challenge ...
Optimizing your app server performance really matters

Optimizing your app server performance really matters

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

As people are becoming more and more likely to turn to software as a means for entertainment, computer utility solutions, and everything in between, the load on a healthy business's servers can quickly max out. This can cause some major issues, i.e. leaving your customers suffering from horrible load times or even completely dead in the water. That's why a intuitiv...
How the new US administration will effect Internet privacy

How the new US administration will effect Internet privacy

Thursday, February 02, 2017 by

NordVPN has observed a notable increase in inquiries immediately after the U.S. election and a stable growth of interest from Americans ever since.As the new U.S. President starts his four-year term, many wonder what will be the new policy on government surveillance of ordinary citizens. President Donald Trump, while being vague on his views concerning Internet privacy,...
Security Intelligence Platform from Exabeam launched

Security Intelligence Platform from Exabeam launched

Thursday, February 02, 2017 by

Exabeam has announced its new Security Intelligence Platform, designed to decrease the risk of cyber threats for organizations of any size.Recent data breaches continue to demonstrate that security management is broken; attacks using stolen or misused passwords keep rising, and companies cannot detect or respond to them effectively. Breaches now have national and intern...
Checkmarx opens beta support for Scala programming language

Checkmarx opens beta support for Scala programming language

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by

Checkmarx, an application security testing company, has announced open beta support of the Scala programming language. The new capability adds the ability to analyze and remediate security risks and vulnerabilities exposed in projects written using Scala code.The added capability not only allows the detection of vulnerabilities within Scala code, but also the ability to...
Cloudflare makes online ads 5x faster, safer with Firebolt

Cloudflare makes online ads 5x faster, safer with Firebolt

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by

Cloudflare, an internet performance and security company, has announced Firebolt, a solution that speeds up and secures ad delivery. Firebolt enables ad networks to improve the ad viewing experience for increased conversions and helps publishers monetize their online content.Web ads are often slow and unsafe, an undesirable experience that drives users to download ad bl...
NeuVector has a new approach to securing Docker containers

NeuVector has a new approach to securing Docker containers

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by

NeuVector has announced the launch and availability of a new approach to securing Docker containers. With constant behavioral learning automatically applied to security policies for containers, the platform secures containers where they have been most vulnerable: in production environments where they are constantly being deployed, updated, moved, and scaled across hosts...
Why MicroApps are an emerging development trend to watch in 2017

Why MicroApps are an emerging development trend to watch in 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017 by

With SMEs(Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) emerging every day, the apps world has seen a swift growth in the enterprise apps category. MicroApps help users restructure, streamline, and in turn manage a crucial business processes. MicroApps provide a highly focused, task-based functionality that let users access the app, interact and then close the app all with maximu...
How Agile scrum development methodologies work in the Federal space

How Agile scrum development methodologies work in the Federal space

Thursday, January 26, 2017 by

Agile scrum development methodology has become a hot topic in recent news. More and more companies seem to be adopting this approach because they find that it saves the client time and money. Mobomo, a D.C. based tech company, works with many clients in the Federal space. They were able to give App Developer Magazine more insight into Agile Scrum Methodology and the imp...
FileMaker's State of the Custom App Report looks at citizen developers

FileMaker's State of the Custom App Report looks at citizen developers

Thursday, January 26, 2017 by

As technology advances, so too does it's versatility in the hands of the average ordinary person. A new wave of low and no code solutions is flourishing, allowing a robust group of citizen developers to rise up. Developers, who either can't or don't want to code, are creating their own application development projects - sometimes without having to type a single line of ...
The data security money pit

The data security money pit

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

93% of organizations suffer technical challenges to protect data despite heavy investment in security tools.While data breaches destroy customer confidence, impact revenues, attract large regulatory fines and cost C-levels their jobs, 76% of data security professionals believe in the maturity of their data security strategy, according to a new study. Despite heavy inves...
Enterprise BYOD post holiday woes

Enterprise BYOD post holiday woes

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are a constant enterprise challenge. For unprepared organizations, the holidays can be especially difficult.Christmas to New Year’s Day is typically a peak time to purchase and/or download apps, so how can your enterprise effectively enroll an influx of new users and devices without compromising program security? While the recent ho...
Industrial IoT (IIoT) predictions for 2017

Industrial IoT (IIoT) predictions for 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017 by

Programmability at the SCADA and Sensor access layer to drive major digital transformation initiatives for distributed enterprises in 2017. FreeWave Technologies, Inc. has five Industrial IoT (IIoT) predictions for 2017 for you to consider. The series marks the second annual list of Industrial IoT (IIoT) predictions compiled by FreeWave's top industry experts. ...
DevOps in the cloud

DevOps in the cloud

Monday, January 23, 2017 by

There’s no question that DevOps delivers significant benefits to enterprise IT, including improved productivity and efficiency, shorter time-to-market, more reliable releases and higher levels of end-user satisfaction.Meanwhile, enterprises, attracted by the flexibility and the lack of infrastructure overhead that Cloud solutions offer — advantages that are ever more ap...
How Trump will affect the technology industry

How Trump will affect the technology industry

Friday, January 20, 2017 by

To many, it seemed like we’d never make it to 2017. After a bruising presidential campaign, perhaps the longest in electoral history. But here we are, our first true, post-election year in eight years. For me, these years are always fun, with soaring hopes dashed and ill tidings avoided. Moreover, it’s during these post-election years that we quietly return to the ...
JetBlue announces Fly-Fi but what are the risks?

JetBlue announces Fly-Fi but what are the risks?

Friday, January 20, 2017 by

NordVPN explains some security issues with in-flight Wi-Fi, and describes safety measures to protect travelers’ privacy American airline JetBlue announced that it will provide free satellite Wi-Fi, called Fly-Fi, on all of its local flights. According to the company spokesman, it’s 2017 and it’s impossible to ignore the fact that people “expect to be connected ever...
Deep learning neural AI coming soon to drones, self-driving cars, and toys

Deep learning neural AI coming soon to drones, self-driving cars, and toys

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by

Based on work originally developed for NASA, ‘The Neurala Brain’ enables a new generation of smart products that learn, adapt and interact with their environment in real time Neurala, the software company that has invented The Neurala Brain, a deep learning neural networks platform that is making smart products like toys, cameras and self-driving cars mor...
HTML to PDF gets even easier with PhantomPDF 8.2

HTML to PDF gets even easier with PhantomPDF 8.2

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by

Foxit Software has announced the availability of PhantomPDF 8.2, an enterprise-ready PDF solution offering powerful new collaboration, sharing and self-help tools.PhantomPDF, which replaces more expensive and less innovative solutions in the enterprise, also comes with ConnectedPDF technology, providing a range of cloud-delivered capabilities to improve document se...
New blockchain scalability from Waves platform

New blockchain scalability from Waves platform

Saturday, January 14, 2017 by

Waves platform, the custom blockchain token initiative targeting mass-market consumer and business adoption, has announced a series of measures to enable greater network scalability.Scalability has long been a problem for cryptocurrency platforms. Since every transaction is recorded on the blockchain, the requirement of resources to process and store the information con...
Scanning JavaScript for vulnerabilities: How the impossible is now possible

Scanning JavaScript for vulnerabilities: How the impossible is now possible

Friday, January 13, 2017 by

Javascript is everywhere, and it's awesome! But the world most popular language can be riddled with problems if you aren't a careful programmer.There is a saying that speaks to the incredible popularity of JavaScript as a programming language and it goes like this: “any application that can be written in JavaScript, will eventually be written in JavaScript.” The we...
Creating custom apps doesn't mean you have to reinvent the wheel

Creating custom apps doesn't mean you have to reinvent the wheel

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by

New advances in technology come thick and fast, but most companies are unable to keep pace. It can be a struggle just to ensure that existing systems are kept up to date. Few companies are agile enough to leverage the latest tech and drive innovation. The idea that a new, all-encompassing, bespoke application must be developed or cobbled together is pervasive. The truth...
Cloudera Enterprise is going to help Experian analyze data

Cloudera Enterprise is going to help Experian analyze data

Monday, January 09, 2017 by

Experian to use Cloudera Enterprise in cloud environment for better data management, for its Credit Information Services, Decision Analytics and Business Information Services business lines.In a move that is transforming the way Experian provides consumer and business credit data to its clients, the company is integrating Cloudera Enterprise onto its cloud environm...
LiftMaster steps into home automation with their MyQ app

LiftMaster steps into home automation with their MyQ app

Monday, January 09, 2017 by

Throughout the next year, the number of U.S. households using smart home technology is expected to double to 30 million, according to a survey conducted by Xfinity. LiftMaster, a garage door opener and access solutions company, offers a simple way to turn any home into a smart home, providing control of the garage and multiple home devices all through one applicati...
Messenger bots now communicating with NovoPayment clients

Messenger bots now communicating with NovoPayment clients

Monday, January 09, 2017 by

Messenger bots to be used by many banks, financial institutions and other such organizations in 2017 as we continue to see the rise of artificial intelligence.An instance of the latest developments in AI,  is NovoPayment's newest product Messenger bot. They have recently announced availability of Messenger integration within its platform, allowing its clients - inc...
Bitdefender releases IoT security device at CES 2017

Bitdefender releases IoT security device at CES 2017

Saturday, January 07, 2017 by

Bitdefender BOX helps with smart device hacking that threatens our new way of being connected with IoT.Bitdefender, a cybersecurity solutions provider, unveils at CES in Las Vegas the next-generation of Bitdefender BOX, the device turning the table on cyber-criminals and revolutionizing the way people protect themselves from malware, hackers, ransomware, phishing and ot...
Mobile 3D face scanning is coming from Bellus3D

Mobile 3D face scanning is coming from Bellus3D

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

Inuitive has announced that Bellus3D Inc. has adopted the NU3000 into its next-generation face scanning camera which will be launched during CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Bellus3D is focusing on high quality and affordable 3D face scanning for mobile devices. Their face camera will work on smartphones and tablets to create high quality 3D face models that can be used for ...
Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems

Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

What are the common attributes that all modern Artificial Intelligence systems share? Former NASA Deputy Chief of AI at the Ames Research Center, Monte Zweben tells us.   A technology industry veteran, Monte Zweben's early career was spent with the NASA Ames Research Center as the Deputy Chief of the Artificial Intelligence Branch, where he won the prestigio...
Alarm.com plans to use video enabled drones for security

Alarm.com plans to use video enabled drones for security

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

Alarm.com has announced plans to develop autonomous, video-enabled drone applications to extend the capabilities of smart home and business security systems. Their multi-sensor awareness and property intelligence, together with the Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight drone platform, will deploy drones to investigate unexpected activity. The drones will be designed to autonomousl...
New IoT platform helps mitigate uncertainty surrounding future IoT standards

New IoT platform helps mitigate uncertainty surrounding future IoT standards

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

More than 600 million smart home devices are expected to ship annually by 2021, compared to 40 million in 2015. Consumers can have peace of mind that devices built with Qorvo solutions will connect with future products in their home, helping to accelerate the smart home market. Why? Because they have introduced a complete an all new system on chip (SoC) for smart home d...
The frontiers of messaging and chatbots

The frontiers of messaging and chatbots

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by

The appetite for chat can’t be satiated. Facebook recently announced 1 billion users on Messenger and WeChat continues to dominate the app universe in China. Messaging apps are forecast to hit 2 billion users by 2018. Way back in 2015, the monthly active users of the top 4 messaging apps overtook the top 4 social media apps, leading many to believe chat is the new socia...
The new SaaS solution for secure mobile enterprise access

The new SaaS solution for secure mobile enterprise access

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by

SaberLogic has released Bezlio, a new SaaS product that makes it easy for companies to provide data from sources like ERP and accounting systems to any PC or device, including mobile devices like smartphones (iPhone and Android) and tablets.They have spent the last 14 years providing custom software development and integration work around ERP applications for manufactur...
What you need to know about customizing Software as a Service

What you need to know about customizing Software as a Service

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by

It’s a given for web and mobile application development that performance testing is critical to application success. Yet, for organizations wishing to customize third-party (3P) software as a service (SaaS) rather than running it out of the box as written, performance testing can be problematic. For some types of performance testing, it is nearly impossible due to limit...
HP Enterprise opens up about StormRunner Load and DevOps in the cloud

HP Enterprise opens up about StormRunner Load and DevOps in the cloud

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 by

HP Enterprise recently announced the availability of HPE StormRunner Load on the AWS Marketplace. StormRunner Load is one of the first solutions to support SaaS Subscriptions on AWS Marketplace, and will help developers strengthen the quality and delivery of applications via a simple, intuitive and highly scalable platform.    In-short, it's a a cl...
January 2017 Issue: Predictions, Interviews, and Insight!

January 2017 Issue: Predictions, Interviews, and Insight!

Monday, January 02, 2017 by

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2017 everyone! The January 2017 issue of App Developer Magazine just hit the shelves, web, and mobile and can now be accessed.This "predictions for 2017" issue is loaded with all kinds of brain-food to help you get excited about what's in store for mobile, and software development in general for this year.Among the most common themes ...
Top 12 software and app development stories from 2016

Top 12 software and app development stories from 2016

Saturday, December 31, 2016 by

We are so excited to be entering into our 4th year at App Developer Magazine, and we have you - our loyal followers to thank. Without you none of this would be possible, so thank you for riding along shotgun :)I thought it would be interesting to take a quick look back at the top stories we covered in the app development or software development industry - that got the m...
Blockchain, IoT, chatbots, and connected finance: Built.io predicts 2017

Blockchain, IoT, chatbots, and connected finance: Built.io predicts 2017

Saturday, December 31, 2016 by

Blockchain will play an integral role in improving IoT securityIn 2016 we saw multiple hacks and data breaches, including the massive DNS attack that caused widespread internet outages. This latest attack was a wakeup call to start thinking about security in terms of the Internet of Things (IoT). Because of that, in the next year we’ll start to see more securi...
Ransomware facts and the steps to prevent it on your device

Ransomware facts and the steps to prevent it on your device

Friday, December 30, 2016 by

As technology advances forward, so does its unintended consequences and evolution of bad people being able to exploit its weaknesses. Reports of one these exploits is sweeping across Europe, its name is ransomware. Ransomware is malware that allows hackers to take control of your computer and all its data, and then hold it hostage via encryption until a certain sum of m...
What AtScale wants you to know about Big Data's future

What AtScale wants you to know about Big Data's future

Thursday, December 29, 2016 by

2017 is looking like it will be the year of BI on Big Data. Seventy-five percent of respondents in the 2016 Big Data Maturity Survey indicated that Business Intelligence is taking over as the #1 workload for Big Data.AtScale, a company that provides enterprises with a fast and secure self-service analytics platform for Big Data, released the results of the survey, based...
8 cyber security predictions for what's to come in Asia-Pacific

8 cyber security predictions for what's to come in Asia-Pacific

Thursday, December 29, 2016 by

Cyber security received heightened interest in 2016 due to a spate of cyber attacks in the region. These included cyber attacks on the database of 55 million voters at the Philippines Commission on Elections (COMELEC), the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), US$81 million cyber heist at the Bangladesh Central Bank and the massive data leaks as shown by the Yah...
Metrological wants you to develop content that goes Over The Top

Metrological wants you to develop content that goes Over The Top

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 by

Metrological has announced a new method for operators to deploy premium Over-The-Top(OTT) content on Set-Top boxes (STBs). By using cloud-based frameworks and standardized key components, operators can streamline premium OTT integrations and speed up the time to market. Key features:- Simplified player abstraction- Security and provisioning- Code streamlining, reducing ...
Big Data predictions for 2017

Big Data predictions for 2017

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 by

Editors note: Predictions by Kunal Agarwal, CEO of Unravel Data In 2017 Big Data will begin to cross a chasm into the mainstream, in large part resulting from the popularity of Hadoop and Spark. Companies will use Big Data for mission-critical needs when running their data stacks. These are the same companies that once had issues with the security threat ...

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