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Azure-hosted AI for finding code defects emitted – but does it work?

Source:-theregister.co.uk How many defects has it found? Never mind that, check out the architecture flow chart Altran – in association with Microsoft – has pushed out an open source project to find code defects via AI whenever you commit code. It is easy to see why Microsoft is keen. This is a self-managed service where you download the code and purchase Azure resources on which to host it. The project from Altran – a consulting and software engineering firm that’s

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Why machines protecting themselves is the future of cybersecurity

Source:-cloudcomputing-news.net Bottom Line: Existing approaches to securing IT infrastructure are proving unreliable as social engineering and breach attempts succeed in misdirecting human responses to cyber threats, accentuating the need for machines to protect themselves. Any nation’s digital infrastructure and the businesses it supports are its most vital technology resources, as the COVID-19 pandemic makes clear. Cybercriminal and advanced persistent threat (APT) groups are attempting to capitalise on the disruption that COVID-19 is creating to engage in malicious cyber activity. It’s

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Survey: Teams supported by mature DevOps practices more likely to integrate automated security

Source:-techrepublic.com Adding security into DevOps hasn’t been as easy as automating all the things. Sonatype’s survey shows the state of the industry—and what you might want to work on next. Teams are deploying software from DevOps teams at an accelerated rate, according to Sonatype, providers of the Nexus platform for application security, which recently released the 2020 DevSecOps Community Survey. The survey also showed that teams with mature DevOps support were happier in their jobs. SEE: Cybersecurity: Let’s get tactical

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Trend Micro Publishes Guide to Kubernetes Security

Source:-containerjournal.com Trend Micro has created a guide to Kubernetes threats that categorizes the threats into three broad categories: external attacks, misconfiguration issues and vulnerable applications. Mark Nunnikhoven, vice president of cloud research at Trend Micro, says adoption of Kubernetes is exacerbating an existing shortage of cybersecurity expertise by introducing into enterprise IT environments a platform that is as complex as it is powerful. As a result, the opportunities for cybersecurity mistakes to be made are considerable, he notes. Most external

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Latest Parasoft Software Testing Suite Release Strengthens DevOps Team Collaboration

Source:-wfmz.com Parasoft Showcases New Product Capabilities for DevOps and Remote Work Team Initiatives at STAREAST Virtual Conference 2020 MONROVIA, Calif., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Parasoft, a global leader in automated software testing for over 30 years, today announced the 2020.1 releases of Parasoft’s enterprise solutions: SOAtest, Virtualize, and Continuous Testing Platform (CTP). The new features in the product suite strengthen DevOps team collaboration, making it simple for customers to manage virtual services more effectively as part of the test

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Alcide Advances DevSecOps in Kubernetes Environments

Source:-containerjournal.co Alcide is moving to advance the adoption of best DevSecOps practices among developers of containerized applications running on Kubernetes platforms by making its container security platform available via a command-line interface (CLI). Company CTO Gadi Naor says Alcide sKan makes it easier for developers to scan source code for vulnerabilities within the context of existing DevOps processes. That approach is critical because it means developers can invoke a cybersecurity tool without having to substantially alter their existing workflow processes, he says.

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World Backup Day brings free Azure data protection offering from HYCU

Source:-siliconangle.com With ransomware threats on the rise and greater risk for a large user community now transacting business from home, World Backup Day on March 31 was a timely reminder that it’s better to be safe than sorry. HYCU Inc., the multicloud provider of backup and disaster recovery services, announced on March 31 that it would make its Azure data protection functionality free for the following three months in support of global efforts to protect critical data during the coronavirus

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Filling the Skills Gap for Effective DevSecOps

Source:-devops.com With the rise of DevSecOps comes a whole new need for training and upskilling. It isn’t a secret that the cybersecurity skills gap will only continue to grow. The security skills gap combined with the rise of DevSecOps has introduced hidden challenges organizations must address. The Rise of DevSecOps While DevOps accelerates agility and scalability of organizations, it may also expand risks of threats—particularly if security is an afterthought in an organization’s cloud strategy. In a recent survey, 52%

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Tackling 5G-based mobile computing and cloud computing security concerns head-on

Source:-techxplore.com In a June 2019 report, telecommunications equipment provider Ericsson predicted that there will be 8.3 billion mobile broadband subscriptions by the end of 2024, which translates to 95 percent of all subscriptions by then. Total mobile data traffic will reach 131 exabytes per month (1 exabyte = 1 billion gigabytes), with 35 percent carried by 5G networks. While mobile phones will consume the bulk of the data, the sheer number and wide variety of devices that will be connected

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Datadog Announces Integration with Nessus

Source:-aithority.com Datadog, the monitoring and analytics platform for developers, IT operations teams, and business users in the cloud age, announced an integration with Nessus from Tenable, Inc. The integration ensures advanced vulnerability assessment capabilities from Nessus are available as part of a secure, end-to-end DevOps process. This enables DevOps teams that rely on Datadog for their critical cloud monitoring to have constant visibility into the health and status of their Nessus deployments. The Datadog integration with Nessus can detect when

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