Microsoft will train 25 million people with digital skills

Source:-thebulletintime Microsoft announced the launch of a global initiative – together with LinkedIn and GitHub–– that aims to train 25 million people around the world with digital skills to help them get a job. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the world economy, and according to estimates by Microsoft, 250 million people worldwide will be unemployed in 2020. In the United States alone, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that the unemployment rate in the country will rise from 9.3 in

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Self-publishing and the 2nd edition of Ansible for DevOps

Source:-jeffgeerling.com Five years, 834 commits, and 24 major revisions later, I’ve just published the 2nd edition of Ansible for DevOps, a book which has now sold over 60,000 copies and spawned a popular free Ansible 101 video series on YouTube. Ansible for DevOps, 2nd Edition – Cover Making good on my promise to make the ebook updates free, forever, I’ve published a new revision of the book at least once a quarter since I published the first revision (version 0.42)

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With DevOps, security is everybody’s responsibility. OK, so what’s next?

Source:-devclass.com Sponsored For some time now, DevSecOps has looked like the solution to the puzzle of how to get cloud applications out the door without turning throwing security on to the fire. Instead of trying to retrofit complex security policies to work in a hierarchical development pipeline, security becomes a distributed problem that every coder is asked to address. DevSecOps solutions are by nature designed to be preventative. The idea is to remove complexity by baking robust security methodologies into

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Black Hat 2020: xGitGuard uses AI to detect inadvertently exposed data on GitHub

Source:-portswigger.net GitHub is often praised for offering a platform for developers to share their open source code and tools that they develop. However, some developers often unknowingly, or inadvertently, neglect to remove sensitive information such as API tokens and user credentials from their code prior to posting it on GitHub. Mistakes of this kind can expose an organization’s internal secrets and tokens to harvesting and potential misuse. Security researchers at Comcast have developed a tool that detects organizations’ secrets and

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Google: Here’s how much we give to open source through our GitHub activity

Source:-zdnet.com Google’s figures show its activity on open-source projects has doubled over the past five years. Google has given an update on its contributions to open-source software, revealing that its employees were active in over 70,000 repositories on GitHub in 2019. DEVELOPER Coronavirus: From startups to supercomputers, how tech is trying to help tackle COVID-19 Programming language Julia: Version 1.4 is even faster and brings these new features Visual Studio 2019: Now IntelliSense linter for C++ programming language cleans up

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MuseDev Offers DevOps-Optimized Security Code Analyzer

Source:-devops.com MuseDev today announced it has made available on GitHub under an early access program a code analysis tool dubbed Muse that is designed to surface cybersecurity issues as pull requests are made from the repository. Company CEO Stephen Magill said rather than waiting to discover cybersecurity issues after an application is deployed, Muse makes it easier for IT teams to consistently employ best DevSecOps practices. There’s general agreement DevOps teams should assume more responsibility for application security as part

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GitHub’s Nico Waisman: ‘Security is not just an opportunity, but a responsibility for us’

Source:-portswigger.net The GitHub Security Lab was set up by the software development platform in November 2019. Headed up by Nico Waisman, the lab’s mission, first and foremost, is to improve security in open source projects. With GitHub claiming that more than 90% of enterprise software now uses at least some open source elements, the need to improve the security of the OSS ecosystem is more important than ever. And, as Waisman points out, there is an imbalance between software developers

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GitHub Super Linter Helps Developers Ensure No Broken Code Is Ever Merged

Source:-infoq.com GitHub Super Linter aims to automate the process of setting up your GitHub repositories so they will use the appropriate linter for your language whenever a pull request is created. According to GitHub, its Super Linter will make it easier for developers to ensure broken code never makes it into their master branches. When using Super Linter, any time you open a pull request, it will start linting the code case and return via the Status API. It will

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CAN DATAOPS REVOLUTIONIZE DATA MANAGEMENT?

Source:-analyticsinsight.net DataOps is like the DevOps version of anything to do with Data Engineering DataOps, or data operations, is the new kid in the block to spring from the collective realm of Big data and IT professionals. DataOps aims to nurture data management practices and processes to improve accuracy and speed of analytics, the core of which includes improved data access, data quality control, automation, integration, model deployment and the ultimate data management. DataOps is all about reimagining how enterprises

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GitHub to replace “master” with alternative term to avoid slavery references

Source:-zdnet.com GitHub getting on board legitimizes movement aimed at removing racially-charged language from software. GitHub is working on replacing the term “master” on its service with a neutral term like “main” to avoid any unnecessary references to slavery, its CEO said on Friday. The code-hosting portal is just the latest in a long line of tech companies and open source projects that have expressed support for removing terms that may be offensive to developers in the black community. This includes

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