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DevOps delivers, but requires new skills – and a whole new mindset

Just about every organization with a functioning IT department has been attempting to finesse some variation of DevOps into its software delivery flow.    Photo: HubSpot When done right, DevOps is powerful stuff, and delivers very noticeable results — automating the testing and quality assurance aspect, for example, can deliver ROI up to 250% to 300% month over month, according… Read more →

Dump iPhone for Android? Many Porsche owners are leading the way

Not acceptable to many Porsche owners? Apple, Inc. The iPhone sometimes gets a bad rap. For so long, it’s been said to be the choice of the money-mad, the honey-tongued and those desperate for a little social cachet. Some might think the existence of a billion iPhones around the world suggests iPhone ownership isn’t entirely an elitist thing. Yet still… Read more →

Extensive hacking operation discovered in Kazakhstan

Chinese cyber-security vendor Qihoo 360 published a report on Friday exposing an extensive hacking operation targeting the country of Kazakhstan. Targets included individuals and organizations involving all walks of life, such as government agencies, military personnel, foreign diplomats, researchers, journalists, private companies, the educational sector, religious figures, government dissidents, and foreign diplomats alike. The campaign, Qihoo 360 said, was broad,… Read more →

Smartphone maker OnePlus discloses data breach

Smartphone maker OnePlus disclosed today a security breach that impacted users of its online store. The breach ocurred last week and was discovered right away, according to a FAQ page published earlier today. OnePlus says hackers gained access to past customer orders. Exposed information included details like customer names, contact numbers, emails, and shipping addresses, but not passwords or financial… Read more →