Thursday, 20 June 2013

[TechRepublic] Microsoft unleashes bug bounty program

IT Security

TechRepublic Member | June 20, 2013

Microsoft unleashes bug bounty program — for betas, too

The software giant's bug bounty program will aim to fix security flaws, bugs, and vulnerabilities even before products are released. Read more

Resource of the day

TCO Analysis of Traditional vs. Containerized Data Centers

Standardized, scalable, pre-assembled, integrated data center facility power and cooling modules provide significant savings compared to a traditional infrastructure. This white paper provides a quantitative total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis of the two architectures.

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Film: High risk reporting along China's Great Firewall in High Tech, Low Life

Eagerly-awaited documentary High Tech, Low Life released this week online. The film chronicles life on the edge for two bloggers under China's increasing surveillance and propaganda directives. Read more

Oracle releases latest round of Java security patches

Oracle has released critical patch updates containing 40 security fixes across Java SE products. Read more

BlackBerry issues 'critical' security warning for Z10 phones

The first flagship BlackBerry 10 phone contains a "critical" bug that could allow hackers to crack open the device and pilfer files and data. Read more

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Google Street View dead-ends (pictures)

You can't there from here -- at least not on Google Maps. Have a virtual look at a few places where Street View vehicles just can't go any farther. View on site

Google Glass ancestors: 45 years of digital eyewear (photos)

Google Glass is just the latest in the long history of glasses designed to augment human life. We have pictures showing the evolution of digital eyewear from 1968 through 2013, most of which were on display at the Augmented Reality Expo. View on site

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Your Data Under Siege: Protection in the Age of BYODs (Kaspersky Lab)

IDC Report: The Future of eMail is Social (IBM)

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