Scary software tales and how Service Virtualization saved the day

Happy Halloween, everybody! We hope you’re not hiding any skeletons in your software closet. You know, goblins such as untested apps (gasp!), unrevealed glitches (eek!) or tests you’re planning to perform in production environments (boo!) If you’re a CIO hiding any of the above, a new webinar from CA Technologies might help exorcise your demons. The […]

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Recent botnet attacks highlight importance of automated testing to harden defenses

Massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have become a weekly scourge, and with software now embedded in most consumer electronics (Hey, is it too late to turn back from the Internet of Things? Asking for a friend.) the problem will likely only get worse. Hackers have learned how to harness the items you use around the house […]

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Get your testing game on with services virtualization

There are literally millions of problems that can send your company’s new app off the rails and cost millions of dollars, but there’s one thing all those problems have in common: You probably won’t see them coming. Why? Because unless your developers are testing their code – and, importantly, unless their machines are set up […]

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5 costly software failures that could’ve been avoided

  Our monthly roundup of software failure around the world includes the grounding of Singapore’s stock exchange and more than 2,000 flights at Southwest Airlines. There’s also a glitchy software update at Lexus that left an unknown number of motorists riding around lost in luxurious silence because their stereo and navigation systems were shut down. […]

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Faced with unprecedented tech demands, Rio 2016 officials simulate

The CIO of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games effort is faced with enormous tech demand for the 17-day event: some 138,000 volunteers, employees and outsourced staff and over 10,000 athletes competing in 144 venues. They’ll all be leaning on a technology infrastructure that has been spun up from virtually nothing in just two years. The technology demand […]

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