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With increased DevOps adoption, roles in software development teams are changing

Roles across software development teams have changed as more teams adopt DevOps, according to GitLab. The survey of over 3,650 respondents from 21 countries worldwide found that rising rates of DevOps adoption and implementation of new tools has led to sweeping changes in job functions, tool choices and organization charts within developer, security and operations teams. “This year’s Global DevSecOps Survey shows that there are more successful DevOps practitioners than ever before and they report … More


New software enables existing sensors to detect ransomware

Engineers from SMU’s Darwin Deason Institute for Cybersecurity have developed software to detect ransomware attacks before attackers can inflict catastrophic damage. Ransomware is crippling cities and businesses all over the world, and the number of ransomware attacks have increased since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Attackers are also threatening to publicly release sensitive data if ransom isn’t paid. The FBI estimates that ransomware victims have paid hackers more than $140 million in the last … More

Trustgrid and WireGuard integration allows for wide-scale enterprise adoption of software-defined perimeter

Trustgrid, a pioneer and leader in connecting centralized applications to distributed data sets, announced it now supports WireGuard, making Trustgrid one of the first data connectivity platforms to implement this new feature. Integration of WireGuard into Trustgrid’s software-defined connectivity platform allows hosts and users to connect to cloud-based and on-premise applications via a cost-effective and highly secure software-defined perimeter (SDP). WireGuard is a simple, highly performant VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. Designed to run everything … More

Gurobi improves utilization of mathematical optimization within SAP’s software

Gurobi Optimization announced that it has been selected by SAP SE as the premier, enterprise-wide supplier for mathematical optimization technology, and has entered into a long-term strategic partnership with SAP to enhance and expand the use of mathematical optimization across SAP’s enterprise application software suite. As a result of the partnership, SAP and Gurobi will be able to more effectively collaborate on innovations that will improve the utilization of mathematical optimization within SAP’s software. “Mathematical … More

Vigilant Ops InSight Platform V1 automatically generates device software bill of materials

Vigilant Ops, an innovator in medical device cybersecurity, announced the immediate availability of InSight Platform V1, enabling medical device manufacturers to begin automatically generating, updating, and monitoring device software bills of materials. FDA’s draft version of their premarket guidance refers to these as CBOMs (Cybersecurity Bill of Materials)1, given the original desire to include hardware components in device bills of materials. Since the original draft guidance, FDA and others have begun referring to the documents … More

GitHub Code Scanning

GitHub Code Scanning aims to prevent vulnerabilities in open source software

GitHub has made available two new security features for open and private repositories: code scanning (as a GitHub-native experience) and secret scanning. With the former, it aims to prevent vulnerabilities from ever being introduced into software and, ideally, help developers eliminate entire bug classes forever. With the latter, it wants to make sure that developers are not inadvertently leaking secrets (e.g., cloud tokens, passwords, etc.) in their repositories. Code scanning The code scanning feature, available … More


Software vulnerabilities sometimes first announced on social media

Software vulnerabilities are more likely to be discussed on social media before they’re revealed on a government reporting site, a practice that could pose a national security threat, according to computer scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. At the same time, those vulnerabilities present a cybersecurity opportunity for governments to more closely monitor social media discussions about software gaps, the researchers assert. “Some of these software vulnerabilities have been targeted … More

New Relic Edge with Infinite Tracing allows software engineers diagnose issues and latency faster

New Relic, the industry’s largest and most comprehensive cloud-based observability platform built to help customers create more perfect software, introduced New Relic Edge with Infinite Tracing. The new offering is a fully managed, cloud-native, tail-based distributed tracing solution built to empower software engineering teams to rapidly diagnose issues and latency across complex environments. It provides engineers with the data they need, reducing the time, costs, and resources spent searching for errors and latency. New Relic … More

PDI adds a new employee self-service mobile app to its PDI Enterprise Workforce software

PDI, a global provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP), fuel pricing, supply chain logistics, and loyalty solutions for the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, announced it is adding a new employee self-service mobile app to its PDI Enterprise Workforce software. PDI Employee Self-Service provides c-store employees real-time access to accurate shift coverage, schedule transparency and pay stub information. Not only will home office human resource teams save time avoiding manual requests and errors, but … More

Wipro’s Digital Database Services now powered by Nutanix Era and Nutanix HCI software

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, and Wipro, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced the launch of Wipro’s Digital Database Services (DDS) powered by Nutanix Era and Nutanix HCI software. This offering will enable enterprises to efficiently manage databases, optimizing time and effort of IT teams. As the data landscape shifts, businesses face constant pressure for innovation resulting in a strain on the company’s IT departments. With legacy … More

Keysight unveils LoadCore 5G Core Testing software to qualify performance and reliability of voice and data

Keysight Technologies, a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced LoadCore 5G Core (5GC) Testing software – and China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) has selected LoadCore to validate performance using 5GC network equipment provided by major infrastructure vendors. To take full advantage of new mobile communications standards, mobile operators are moving from an evolved packet core (EPC) to 5GC. By combining 5G NR … More

Patrick Nichols joins Quest Software as new Chief Executive Officer

Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, announced it has appointed Patrick Nichols as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. A software technology veteran with over 20 years of strategy and business development experience, Nichols will lead Quest through the company’s next phase of growth. Former Quest CEO, Mike Kohlsdorf, who preceded Nichols, will transition to his primary role as President of Francisco Partners Consulting. “Quest is poised for exciting growth in … More