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PCE-Supercluster-now-offered-by-Illumio

PCE Supercluster now offered by Illumio


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

Illumio, a cybersecurity company delivering micro-segmentation, announced full availability of PCE Supercluster designed for enterprise-scale real-time application dependency mapping and micro-segmentation deployments. PCE Supercluster, which is currently in use by some of the largest organizations in the world, makes Illumio the first company to offer a micro-segmentat...


How-the-reddit-security-breach-reminds-us-to-be-careful

How the reddit security breach reminds us to be careful


Monday, August 6, 2018 by

reddit recently disclosed in their announcements feed of a security breach into their system which the hacker "managed to access some user data, including some current email addresses and a 2007 database backup containing old salted and hashed passwords." Include in the disclosed information was some reddit source code and some log files. They went on to sa...


ZipperDown-vulnerability-puts-thousands-of-iOS-apps-at-risk

ZipperDown vulnerability puts thousands of iOS apps at risk


Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by

ZipperDown vulnerability has put at risk potentially thousands of iOS apps on the market. Pangu Lab recently found that a vulnerability previously discovered in OAuth security is now being exploited by hackers to run malicious code on iOS applications. Casey Ellis, CTO of Bugcrowd, recently spoke on the matter, giving an in-depth technical overview of ZipperDown to deve...


Making-a-mobile-game-that-sticks-this-season

Making a mobile game that sticks this season


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by

‘Tis the season to be gaming. With dozens of new titles expected to hit the shelves, app stores and console and PC marketplaces this holiday season, it’s critical that developers level up their strategies for a successful game launch to earn a hefty slice of this year’s holiday gaming sales pie.After building a terrific game, a successful holiday launch hinges on provid...


Sending-out-an-S.O.S.-for-SMS

Sending out an S.O.S. for SMS


Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by

What a difference a year makes. Just one year after the National Institute of Standards and Technology issued guidance that found SMS is insecure and no longer suitable as a strong authentication mechanism, it has walked all of that back.At the time the original draft was published, it was highly unusual for any US government agency to get out in front of the security i...


Invisible-payments-inside-mobile-apps-problem

Invisible payments inside mobile apps problem


Monday, June 19, 2017 by

Have you ever wondered how Uber automatically charges you for your ride without making you pull out your credit card or sign a receipt? "Invisible payments" like these are a growing trend and aside from ride sharing, the technology is now being implemented by companies with Amazon and major restaurant chains. For brands, invisible payments enhance the consumer experienc...


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Security Intelligence Platform from Exabeam launched


Thursday, February 2, 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...


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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...


Veris-Group-steps-up-it

Veris Group steps up it's advanced security game with Endgame


Friday, December 16, 2016 by

Endgame has announced that Veris Group's Adaptive Threat Division (ATD), a provider in adversary simulation and detection services, will utilize Endgame's endpoint detection and response platform to enhance detection, response, and threat hunting capabilities to eliminate security threats faster and with greater accuracy for customers.This partnership leverages Endgame'...


LogDog-now-lets-you-protect-your-Slack-and-LinkedIn-accounts-too

LogDog now lets you protect your Slack and LinkedIn accounts too


Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by

LogDog, an app that is guarding user's online accounts against hacking, announces the addition of Slack and LinkedIn protection to its Android app. LogDog alerts users as soon as there's any suspicious activity on their online accounts, as they occur, providing valuable information for users to mitigate the threat.Just how real of an imminent threat is professional acco...


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Learn to code and fly a drone for $99 bucks


Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by

Moms and dads are going to be geeking out with their kiddies this holiday season with the latest Code This Drone Kit that teaches how to code, and how to fly a drone too. Best part is it's priced under $100 and includes the drone.Parrot, the drone maker and Tynker, the leading creative coding platform for kids have teamed up to offer “Code This Drone” kits which no...


Meet-Dav-Glass,-local-hero-hacker-and-Yahoo-Distinguished-Engineer

Meet Dav Glass, local hero hacker and Yahoo Distinguished Engineer


Thursday, November 10, 2016 by

Dav Glass is a Distinguished Architect for Yahoo, and has been at the company for 10 years. He works with various teams across Yahoo with their NodeJS applications and deployments, as well as other Open Source initiatives to help their developers give away and contribute to Open Source Software. Outside of Yahoo, he also coaches 3 robotics teams at a local High Sch...


Blockchain-is-gaining-momentum-in-the-fintech-industry

Blockchain is gaining momentum in the fintech industry


Monday, October 24, 2016 by

Blockchain is a secure funds transfer system. Essentially, it’s a shared-database technology based around a public ledger of transactions executed using the currency to which it’s connected. The blockchain acts as a permanent record of transactions, with recent transactions moving into a block, and once the block is completed, it is moved into a permanent database. Thes...


Think-Your-Mobile-App-is-Hack-Proof-Think-Again

Think Your Mobile App is Hack Proof Think Again


Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by

In today’s mobile app economy, time to market and quality are critical to stay competitive. Developers race against the clock to create amazing apps, and considerable time is spent to test it again and again; agile and automation plays a big part into this. The goal is a release that is user friendly and resilient as defect-free as possible, offering a product that deep...


Why-Every-DevOps-Practice-Needs-Next-Generation-Data-Security

Why Every DevOps Practice Needs Next-Generation Data Security


Monday, June 27, 2016 by

As engineers and managers, we live in a world of tradeoffs. A fast solution is usually a sloppy one; a cheap solution is often a fragile one. Any solution that breaks these tradeoffs is extraordinary. A major one can bring about a revolution. The DevOps transformation is just such a revolution. It offers orders-of-magnitude acceleration in software delivery, while ...


Prioritizing-Proactivity-in-a-Complex-IT-World

Prioritizing Proactivity in a Complex IT World


Friday, June 10, 2016 by

As a business’s technology infrastructure grows in complexity, IT teams struggle to take a proactive approach to infrastructure monitoring. Furthermore, the C-suite is placing more emphasis on IT’s responsibility to drive the business forward, adding additional pressure to the need to get ahead of performance problems or system outages before they occur. We sat dow...


The-Dark-Side-of-3D-Printing

The Dark Side of 3D Printing


Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by

The devil’s playground3D printing has the potential to transform the world in many positive ways, by simplifying manufacturing, shortening supply chains, democratizing production, creating jobs, reducing waste, customizing products to our needs, and producing radically different products. Most uses of 3D printers will be legal. But 3D printing can also be the devil...


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Don't Expect Apple and Google to Do App Security for You


Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by

The appetite for mobile apps with an appealing user experience shows no signs of slowing – even in closely regulated industries such as financial services and healthcare. In fact, according to Gartner, by the end of 2017, IT organizations will be hard-pressed to meet market demand for mobile app development services as it grows at least five times faster than IT’s abili...


College-Graduates-Are-Frustrated-With-the-Developer-Recruiting-Process

College Graduates Are Frustrated With the Developer Recruiting Process


Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by

Devpost has released the second edition of its annual Student Hacker Report, which takes a look at how students feel about, look for, and evaluate their tech career options. More than 1,700 college students from at 80 hackathons across the U.S. were surveyed about expected compensation and longevity expectations, what students value most when evaluating a job or in...


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Open Source Virtual Reality Platform now Supports Android


Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by

The Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR), an organization working towards an open standard for virtual reality devices, has announced that OSVR software now accommodates Android devices, adding to existing distribution for Windows and Linux.To demonstrate the Android support for mobile VR enabling cross compatibility between hardware and mobile content integrated with OSV...


Open-Source-Virtual-Reality-Group-Releases-HDK-to-VR-Developers

Open Source Virtual Reality Group Releases HDK to VR Developers


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by

The Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) is a software platform designed to set an open standard for virtual reality devices. The group of industry proponents behind the platform have released the OSVR Hacker Developer Kit (HDK) production file and the OSVR development roadmap. The OSVR offers a variety and choice in peripherals, programming models and hardware desig...


New-API-Allows-Developers-to-Find-Millions-of-User-Comments-Across-the-Web

New API Allows Developers to Find Millions of User Comments Across the Web


Thursday, April 2, 2015 by

Diffbot is an artificial intelligence startup and creators of visual learning robot technology that lets developers analyze, extract, and enhance Web content. Diffbot offers a robot that examines the Web using computer vision and natural language processing providing developers with tools to find, extract and understand the objects from any Web page for use in their app...


NowSecure-App-Testing-(formerly-ViaLab)-Launches-New-Mobile-Application-Security-Testing-Suite

NowSecure App Testing (formerly ViaLab) Launches New Mobile Application Security Testing Suite


Friday, January 23, 2015 by

NowSecure App Testing (formerly ViaLab) has announced its new mobile application security testing suite, available in both a free and paid version.The mobile application security testing suite speeds up the process of identifying vulnerabilities and risks for third-party and custom mobile apps. The platform helps developers locate problems such as Heartbleed before they...


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SAP Tech Conference to be Held in October


Friday, August 15, 2014 by

On October 20–24, 2014 the Venetian| Palazzo Congress Center in Las Vegas will be the site of SAP TechEd && d-code, part of a global series of SAP tech conferences for developers, engineers, and technologists. A $100 discount off registration is available through September 26.The SAP TechEd && d-code conference focuses on learning, live coding and collab...


Your-App-is-Compromised-Thanks-to-Your-Friendly-Neighborhood-App-Hacker

Your App is Compromised Thanks to Your Friendly Neighborhood App Hacker


Monday, August 4, 2014 by

The advent of smart devices introduced a brave new world of opportunities for developers who hopped on the train and created mobile apps for iOS, Android and the other app markets. It was and is a great opportunity for developers. Of course humans being human, where an opportunity to make money exists, the more nefarious want to get their hands in the pot. And so, ...


f8-Facebook-Developer-Conference-is-Two-Weeks-Away

f8 Facebook Developer Conference is Two Weeks Away


Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by

f8 2014, the official developer conference, is April 30 at The Concourse in San Francisco and will feature discussions from CEO Mark Zuckerberg, as well as developers from Instagram and Parse. If you’re in the San Francisco area you can sign up to attend the event and if you won’t be in town you can experience the event through live streaming. M...


ADM-Weekly-News-Roundup-For-December-7th,-2013

ADM Weekly News Roundup For December 7th, 2013


Saturday, December 7, 2013 by

From the Editors DeskThe December issue is here and we invite you to check it out! There are several editorials in this issue geared towards our end of the year thoughts, and need to know info to help you launch into 2014 wtih a bang! Speaking of, we are gearing up for our first event coming in February; Apps World North America in San Francisco and it is look...


Hacker-League-Acquired-by-Intel-Subsidiary-Mashery

Hacker League Acquired by Intel Subsidiary Mashery


Friday, December 6, 2013 by

Intel continues to get closer to app developers as Mashery, an Intel subsidiary, has purchased Hacker League which provides Hackathon support services for event planners and enterprises. Hacker League services include its submission engine which allows participants to collaborate and upload their hacks for viewing. The company’s registration services facilitate communi...


Google’s-Niantic-Labs-Updates-Multiplayer-Mobile-Augmented-Reality-Game,-Ingress

Google’s Niantic Labs Updates Multiplayer Mobile Augmented Reality Game, Ingress


Friday, September 13, 2013 by

Google’s Niantic Labs has released an update to its massively multiplayer mobile augmented reality game, Ingress. This update brings in a new Agent Achievement system for players to track skills and capabilities for their individual player profile. Ingress invites players to join an epic battle between two factions struggling to determine the fate of humanity. The deep ...


Sony-Opens-SmartWatch-Project-to-Developers

Sony Opens SmartWatch Project to Developers


Monday, July 8, 2013 by

While developers have been able to create apps for the SmartWatch using the Sony Add-on SDK for a while now, the new Open SmartWatch project allows advanced developer to take control of Sony's SmartWatch as a hardware peripheral in new ways by creating and flashing their own alternative firmware. According to Sony's Tobias Nilsson, "Openness towards the developer c...