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What Everyone Should Know About Managing Up

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by:Dana Rousmaniere Having a healthy, positive relationship with your boss makes your work life much easier — it’s also good for your job satisfaction and your career. But some managers don’t make it easy. Bad bosses are the stuff of legend. And too many managers are overextended, overwhelmed, or downright…

Rep. Will Hurd on Cyber-security & Civil Liberties

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 by: Samuel Greengard The congressman, who heads the new House Information Technology Subcommittee, talks about cyber-security and how business and government can protect themselves. In an era when most political leaders struggle to understand information technology, Rep. Will Hurd, a freshman Republican representing the 23rd Congressional District in San Antonio hopes…

Damballa’s new state of infections report questions security-alert frequency

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by: Michael Kassner Much has been written about Target’s data breach and why it happened. One might expect having procured an expensive antimalware system; Target prepared for every bad-actor eventuality. Yet, alerts of an intrusion anomaly were sounded, misunderstood or ignored, and have become the subject of much debate and finger-pointing.…

Delving Into the Microservices Architecture

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by: John Mueller Although microservice architecture is fairly new, the basic concept behind it is one that will seem familiar to many software professionals. The guiding principles behind microservices include: Using small, single purpose, service-based applications to create a fully functional application (each single purpose application is a microservice) Creating each…