PERSISTENT COOKIES CAN PROVE TROUBLESOME FOR AWS

Source:-duo.com For both attackers and penetration testers, phishing has been a go-to move for about two decades and it continues to work quite well today. It’s a reliable way to harvest users’ credentials for all sorts of apps and services, including cloud platforms, and a researcher has discovered that some cookies used for authentication on Amazon Web Services remain valid even after the victim has changed the password and logged out of the account. That means that an attacker who

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Zendesk expands AWS support for customer data accessibility

Source:-itbrief.com.au Zendesk is releasing Events Connector for the newly launched Amazon Web Services (AWS) service Amazon EventBridge. The Zendesk Events Connector allows companies to connect customer experience data to the AWS services that developers already use. Modern customers expect their interactions with companies to be easy, personalised and responsive – all of which relies on accessing and understanding customer data. Built on the cloud, the Zendesk Events Connector is an easy, scalable, and secure way to stream near real-time data

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Agile Deserves The Hype, But It Can Also Fail: How To Avoid The Pitfalls

Source :- forbes.com ‘Agile’ has earned its place in the business lexicon: it’s no buzzword or passing craze. For almost two decades, it’s been helping companies of all sizes free themselves from the inflexibility of traditional ‘top down’ hierarchies and rigid long-term planning. You’ll hear talk of ‘squads’, ‘chapters’ and ‘tribes’ and, while there are different flavors of agile, there are also tropes: agile organizations work in short sprints–meaning they can be fluid and responsive to customer demands–and teams are empowered

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Australian Govt & AWS strike cloud services deal

Source :- securitybrief.com.au Australia’s Federal, State and Territory government agencies will now access all AWS Cloud services, after AWS struck a deal with Whole-of-Government Australia to deploy AWS. Government agencies, public universities, and government-controlled organisations will now access AWS through a simplified procurement model that aims to reduce administrative overheads and to smooth the procurement process. According to AWS, the Whole-of-Government agreement addresses some of the main barriers of adopting and expanding the use of cloud services, by modernising the way

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CLOUD COMPUTING: WHAT 2019 WILL BRING

Source:- analyticsinsight.net Cloud computing has been hugely beneficial to many companies across most industries. This technology has helped businesses reduce their cost, which helps contribute so much to their efforts in increasing efficiency. Cloud technology allows users to access their data from any device within a network, and it has made a lot of functions very flexible. In fact, many workers can now work from home or virtually anywhere as a result. This makes employees happier and gives more flexibility

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Work is dead, welcome to workflows

Source:- techhq.com Most contemporary pieces in the media and wider technical press that attempt to highlight the current focus on workflows and the technologies that support them start with a reference to the Wikipedia definition. So let’s not buck that trend. According to free encyclopedia’s current description, “A workflow consists of an orchestrated and repeatable pattern of business activity enabled by the systematic organization of resources into processes that transform materials, provide services, or process information.” In other words, workflows define jobs.

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The New AI Overseer Role in DevOps

Source- devops.com Robot overlords are the stuff of science fiction fantasy. Today, with more teams implementing artificial intelligence (AI), DevOps teams need a hard, continuous look at reality. An AI overseer watching apps at work could make the difference between sadness and euphoria in your efforts. We’re seeing AI misses more and more often. Facebook recently admitted its algorithms failed to stop uploads of a particularly heinous live-streamed video. Autonomous vehicles have struck cars and people. Jaywalkers in China have been

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Cloud Computing: Paving the way for a more secure and digitised 2019

Source- arabianbusiness.com As we usher into the tail end of the first quarter of 2019, it seems appropriate to consider a quick check-in on our resolutions. One that comes to mind is that three-quarters of Middle East organisations that have yet to embrace the cloud, plan to do so this year. That’s just one of the resolutions uncovered by a Microsoft survey that studied insights from 1,300 technology decision-makers from across the region. The message is clear: Middle East organisations are

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Microsoft ‘Intelligent Cloud Hub’ to build AI-ready workforce in India.

Source- thenewsminute.com Microsoft on Thursday announced a three-year “Intelligent Cloud Hub” collaborative programme in India to empower institutes to skill students in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud technologies. The dedicated AI infrastructure and Internet of Things (IOT) hub programme will equip selected research and higher education institutions with AI infrastructure, build curriculum and faculty capability to skill students in AI and cloud technologies, the company said in a statement. India is the first country to have such a programme under which

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Bringing The Future of DevOps to the Indian IT Industry

Source – entrepreneur.com In the ever-changing world of technology, the need to be agile is crucial. Businesses are innovating at a fast pace to keep up with the demands of their consumers. In times of such rapid innovation, the need to have successful and speedy software development is of primary importance. And here’s where DevOps comes into the picture. DevOps brings together software development and software operation for faster processes; it prioritises the organizational changes required for the same. Bringing together

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