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10 key performance indicators for capturing API business value

APIs have become a bedrock part of mainstream enterprise computing architectures. That means they need the same degree of management and monitoring as standard full-blown applications.  Photo: Joe McKendrick A well-functioning API effort needs “advanced monitoring, metrics, and analytics to inform all of the processes-capabilities that not only capture raw traffic data, but also make that data actionable to help… Read more →

The ultimate MacBook USB-C accessory just got better

If you own a USB-C MacBook, or for that matter any USB-C enabled laptop or tablet, then you really need to take a look at the 20-pin USB-C magnetic L-shaped breakaway connectors that are available. They replicate the old MagSafe connector, protecting the precious — and expensive to repair — USB-C port by, well, breaking away if too much stress… Read more →

Academic research finds five US telcos vulnerable to SIM swapping attacks

Image: Brett Jordan Special feature Special report: A winning strategy for cybersecurity (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet/TechRepublic special feature, offers a detailed look at how to build risk management policies to protect your critical digital assets. Read More A Princeton University academic study published yesterday found that five major US prepaid wireless carriers are vulnerable to… Read more →

Proof-of-concept code published for Citrix bug as attacks intensify

Image: Project Zero India Starting with yesterday, there is now public proof-of-concept exploit code for CVE-2019-19781, a vulnerability in Citrix enterprise equipment that can allow hackers to take over devices and access a companies’ internal networks. The vulnerability is as bad as it gets and has been deemed one of the most dangerous bugs disclosed in recent years. Codenamed Shitrix… Read more →