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At Black Hat USA 2017, Facebook CSO Alex Stamos said “As a community we tend to punish people who implement imperfect solutions in an imperfect world.”
Now, Facebook has found itself on the receiving end of such punishment after users who had enabled two-factor authentication reported receiving n…READ MORE
Powershell v5 introduced the Compress- and Expand-Archive cmdlets which enabled you to manage compressed archives. I had a question about how you could control adding files to archives using a CSV file. This is how you do a controlled zip.
Start by creating a set of test data.
People are the most critical asset for enterprises, especially for organizations that require their staff to engage deeply with their customers. Enterprises need to ensure that their people are safe, comply with requirements and are well-positioned to effectively engage with customers. The internet …READ MORE
Back in the 1990’s we used to have a long, painful process we called regression testing. That was the final step before pushing the code to production. It happened after the code was ‘complete’, and pretty much involved re-testing everything. Since the code was typically a big ball of mud without …READ MORE
Each year, with the publication of A-level results, hundreds of thousands of school leavers embark on a journey that ultimately fuels the talent pool feeding the UK economy. Some argue that a generation brought up on the internet have different expectations of work than previous generations. But,…READ MORE
PowerShell Core 6.0 — the open-source, cross-platform version of Windows PowerShell — does not have all the features that longtime PowerShell users may be looking for.
Last month’s official release of PowerShell Core might lead some to believe the product supersedes Windows PowerShell, but that…READ MORE
Hewlett Packard Enterprise storage sales rebounded last quarter, thanks to the addition of Nimble Storage and an improvement of the 3PAR SAN platform.
HPE storage revenue of $948 million grew 24% year-over-year last quarter. That’s not quite as impressive as it sounds, because most of that grow…READ MORE
Rounding out our analysis of some of the major Linux platform developments seen throughout 2017, let’s turn our attention to Canonical and its Ubuntu distro.
As we know, in programming, canonical means ‘according to the rules’ — and non-canonical means ‘not according to the rules’… and in the …READ MORE
Computer Weekly writes a lot about cyber security – it’s the easily most popular topic among our readers, and always rates as one of the top priorities in our annual survey of IT professionals. None of that will come as a surprise.
But some weeks certain stories come together to bring an insi…READ MORE
At Computer Weekly, we strive to provide in-depth coverage of issues, challenges and trends facing today’s IT leaders through original, independent and targeted content.
To ensure that our stories meet the needs of our readers in the APAC region, we’ve formed our inaugural APAC CIO Advisory P…READ MORE
IBM plans to sow its latest crop of U.S. patents with a strong cloud emphasis, and prepare a feast for its hungry customers.
A substantial number of IBM patents for 2017 — more than 1900 out of 9043 total patents — were for cloud technologies, the company disclosed last month. Those numbers ill…READ MORE
The UK is still a member of the EU. Freedom of movement is still as it was. But something has changed forever.
This change could have huge ramifications on future generations and the UK economy for years to come.
The latest ONS figures show that the number of EU citizens coming to the UK (220,…READ MORE
Organizations have come a long way in their understanding of fast-developing cloud computing applications – they know how to evaluate cloud offerings and incorporate them into their IT operations. But knowledge gaps still exist, said John Yeoh, director of research at the Cloud Security Alliance.
Lego Education, the more serious branch of the Lego enterprise, aims to provide teachers and other education providers with fun ways to engage children with science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) subjects.
To us, it may just be a toy we have long left in our childhood, but the makers …READ MORE
In this guest post, Jack Bedell-Pearce, managing director of service provider 4D Data Centres, shares his thoughts on the role colocation can play in helping cryptocurrency miners boost their profits.
Despite recent fluctuations and a downturn in value, Bitcoin remains one of the most popular …READ MORE
There’s been a rash of issues lately with Windows 10 updates and Insider Preview upgrades. Some of these have left PCs with boot problems. I read about a particularly interesting case in point on TenForums this morning. Its title “Caught in safe mode” tell us the author wants to break out of a vicio…READ MORE
Containers as a service (CaaS) is a cloud service that allows software developers to upload, organize, run, scale, manage and stop containers by using a provider’s API calls or a web portal interface. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“Comparing virtualization to containers is a bit like comparing a…READ MORE
Using Market Intelligence to Challenge Leaders in your market
Why companies need market intelligence when they aren’t the primary feature of the research?
Challenger vendors don’t often show up in true market data at a level to draw any statistically significant insights because they cu…READ MORE
New architectures composed out of language agnostic software containers have made polyglot programming a new reality. But out of this newfound freedom chaos can ensue if clear software development governance policies do not exist that describe when, where and why certain programming languages can be…READ MORE
Mastercard has ‘Priceless’ and American Express has ‘That’ll do nicely’ and ‘Don’t leave home without it’, but what does Visa have?
The answer appears to be the (arguably less catchy) ‘It’s everywhere you want to be’ and ‘More people go with Visa’, or so it seems.