When I read last year that a Russian crime ring has amassed 1.2 billion combinations of user names and passwords, I wussed out. “The black hats are winning!” I cried.
Fortunately, Alex Holden is here to drop some knowledge on me. Even though the information security company that he founded, Hold Security LLC, was the one that blew the whistle on those Russian hackers, Holden believes that cyber-criminals are struggling to score big paydays more than one might think.
Of course, he is anything but naïve. As we saw in part one of my email interview, Holden says we are in “an age of mass exploitation of vulnerabilities.” Hackers are doing less…Continue
As the Internet of Things (IoT) move from a buzzword to new reality, organizations need to take a holistic approach in aligning their software development practices with physical devices. Gartner expects the IoT to lead to 26 billion new connected devices by 2020 and $1.8 trillion in new business value.
We caught up with Mike Walker, an analyst at Gartner, to get a better understanding of what the IoT means for the business at a practical level.
ServiceVirtualization.com: How will the rise of the Internet of Things affect software development in the near future?
Mike Walker: IoT will be one of many related digital technologies that will fundamentally disrupt the enterprise. Shown below is Gartner’s 2015 Top Ten Technologies (see: …Continue
His Milwaukee-area information security firm, Hold Security LLC, has identified some of the largest cyber-security breaches of the past couple years.
In October 2013, Hold Security worked with a journalist to discover that a hacker group had put on an unprotected server the source code for key Adobe Systems software products such as Acrobat Reader, Acrobat Publisher and ColdFusion.
In February of last year, Hold Security…Continue
Role: ITKO LISALocation: Windsor, CT Technical/Functional Skills:- Expert knowledge of CA LISA toolset including Virtualize, Test and Pathfinder- LISA Service Virtualization and Test, 5+ years hands-on, progressive experience- LISA Pathfinder (Continuous Application Insight), 3+ years of experience- Web Services and SOA proficiencyExperience Required Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or a related discipline- Hands-on experience with at least several of the…Continue