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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 →

How to use less data on your iPhone or iPad with a flick of a switch

Turn your iPhone or iPad into a fortress following these steps Want to assorted ‘bad guys’ out of your iPhone? Here are the settings and features you need to check, tweak, and turn on. If you are not on an unlimited cellular or broadband connection, using a slow connection, or just want to limit the amount of data that your… Read more →