Cloud Providers must share discovered vulnerabilities

Posted on May 13th, 2014, by (ISC)2 Writers Bureau
Cloud Security

Government agencies must band together and insist in their contracts that cloud service providers share vulnerability information.

Government agencies that rely upon cloud service providers have to trust that cloud providers will protect their data or services from risk and harm. In a perfect world, cloud providers would have a complete understanding of the unique missions — and risks — that agencies face.

In reality, cloud service operators tend to provide a “one size fits all” approach to services that often overlooks specific or unique mission risks. As a result, government agencies must ultimately accept responsibility for ensuring that cloud providers [...]

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RackNine implements Installatron

Posted on April 23rd, 2014, by Matt Meier
Installatron Apps

As of today all of our web hosting accounts include Installatron, a one-click web application installer that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of deploying and managing web applications.

Installatron allows you to easily install and effortlessly manage web software such as blogs, photo galleries, forums, shops, and other top web applications, right from your cPanel hosting panel. The installation procedure takes only seconds and can be performed by non-technical users. All the hard work of creating and setting up MySQL databases, unzipping files, assigning permissions, etc., is done by the application installer in [...]

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Business Intelligence, Business Analysts and Big Data

Posted on April 18th, 2014, by Steven Gara
Big Data Opportunities

One of the newest trends in business analysis is the melding of the BA and BI roles – where BAs become more like data-centric business intelligence analysts, similar to data scientists.

As more companies jump onto the Big Data wagon, the widening need for data may breathe new life into the business analysis role, opening more avenues of responsibilities — and corresponding increases in salaries as a result.

Click here to find business analyst jobs.

Most BAs have technology and analytical backgrounds. That leads them to perform tasks such as:

Assisting with the implementation and support of business information systems like Cognos or [...]

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How to Contribute to Open-Source Projects

Posted on February 28th, 2014, by David Bolton
open source

Contributing to Open-Source Projects (via slashdot)

So you’ve got a bit of programming experience and some spare time available, and the thought of gaining more practical knowledge, reputation and maybe even a paid job (hey, it worked for Linus Torvalds!) has tempted you to explore Open Source. But…

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How Cloud Computing will command Local and International Markets

Posted on January 23rd, 2014, by Ben Uretsky
Cloud Computing Markets

How Cloud Computing Will Dominate Emerging Markets (via slashdot)

Cloud computing will continue to be the way of the future– not only domestically, but for international emerging markets, as well. Studies project that more than 50 percent of all information technology will be in the cloud within the next five to…

 

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