2023

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Why Your Startup Needs a Fractional CTO – TechEmpower

TechEmpower CTO

A Fractional CTO bridges the gap between founders and developers to help keep your tech strategy aligned with your business goals. This helps your startup stay agile and competitive in a fast-paced marketplace.

CTO Coach 650
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10 most in-demand generative AI skills

CIO

If any technology has captured the collective imagination in 2023, it’s generative AI — and businesses are beginning to ramp up hiring for what in some cases are very nascent gen AI skills, turning at times to contract workers to fill gaps, pursue pilots, and round out in-house AI project teams. Analyzing the hiring behaviors of companies on its platform, freelance work marketplace Upwork has AI to be the fastest growing category for 2023, noting that posts for generative AI jobs increased more

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Hackers stole $2 billion in crypto in 2023, data shows

TechCrunch

For yet another year, hackers stole billions of dollars in crypto. But for the first time since 2020, the trend is downwards, according to crypto security firms. This year, hackers stole around $2 billion dollars in crypto across dozens of cyberattacks and thefts, according to De.FI, the web3 security firm that runs the REKT database. […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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AI Chatbots: Game Changers for DevOps Transformations

DevOps.com

In today’s fast-paced digital world, organizations are constantly looking for ways to accelerate their software development processes and ensure the seamless integration of their development and operations teams. DevOps has emerged as a popular methodology to achieve this goal, but even with its adoption, many companies still face challenges in their transformation journey.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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50 Shades of Vulnerabilities: Uncovering Flaws in Open-Source Vulnerability Disclosures

Aqua Security

Aqua Nautilus researchers evaluated the vulnerability disclosure process for tens of thousands of open-source projects and found flaws in the process. These flaws allowed harvesting the vulnerabilities before they were patched and announced. This could enable attackers to exploit security holes before the project's users are alerted.

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Dell Generative AI Open Ecosystem with AMD Instinct Accelerators

Dell EMC

The world’s broadest GenAI solutions portfolio just got better.

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Octoverse: The state of open source and rise of AI in 2023

Github

What does it mean for a new technology to go mainstream? First released in 2005, Git was still a new open source version control system when we founded GitHub. Today, Git is a foundational element of the modern developer experience—93% of developers use it to build and deploy software everywhere 1. In 2023, GitHub data highlighted how another technology has quickly begun to reshape the developer experience: AI.

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7 ways diversity and inclusion help teams perform better

CIO

Diversity, equity, and inclusion have become important social issues. In the wake of the George Floyd and Breonna Taylor murders of 2020, companies made massive, highly publicized efforts to correct for systemic bias and improve the mix of race, gender, and lived experiences in the workplace. According to a recent study from Pew Research, most employed adults in the US think this is a good thing.

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Rising Above: The Call for Senior Leaders to Embrace Strategy Over Tactics

N2Growth Blog

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, leaders frequently face various tactical and operational challenges. When it comes to managing day-to-day operations and responding to unforeseen problems, the frenetic pace of the immediate can become a zone of comfort. A significant number of future leaders have gained professional experience and earned their stripes in these trenches, becoming masters of this tactical art.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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You Need More Than Data to Understand Your Customers

Harvard Business Review

Today we have more data than ever before, yet marketers still struggle to understand their customers. That’s because today’s marketers have mistaken information for intimacy. The author, who ran strategy for Wieden+Kennedy, describes an ethnographic research campaign his team conducted on behalf of McDonald’s. They produced a cultural bible of sorts that chronicled a series of beliefs, artifacts, behavioral rituals, and language that constitute the McDonald’s fandom.

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Richelieu Dennis Advocating For His Community: An Equitable Ecosystem for Black Entrepreneurs

CEO Insider

Richelieu Dennis has made a name in the brand marketing and entrepreneurship world as a beacon of hope for marginalized communities. After founding Sundial Brands — which was acquired by Unilever in 2017 — Dennis went on to launch various startups and brands, including Essence Ventures. He also established the New Voices Fund, a $100 […] The post Richelieu Dennis Advocating For His Community: An Equitable Ecosystem for Black Entrepreneurs appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Introducing Netlify Blobs Beta

Netlify

At Netlify, we’re committed to building strong platform primitives that empower developers to do their best work and achieve more with less. We’re excited to announce Netlify Blobs, a general purpose data store built natively into the Netlify Composable Web Platform (CWP).

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Google’s best Gemini demo was faked

TechCrunch

Google’s new Gemini AI model is getting a mixed reception after its big debut yesterday, but users may have less confidence in the company’s tech or integrity after finding out that the most impressive demo of Gemini was pretty much faked. A video called “Hands-on with Gemini: Interacting with multimodal AI” hit a million views […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Kafka

Without proper guidance, it’s easy to miss out on Kafka’s full capabilities. While not the easiest technology to optimize, Kafka rewards those willing to explore its depths. Under the hood, it is an elegant system for stream processing, event sourcing, and data integration. Download this white paper to learn the 10 critical rules that will help you optimize your Kafka system and unlock its full potential.

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Technical Debt is a Major Threat to Innovation

DevOps.com

A survey published today suggested that technical debt is starting to take a heavier toll as IT environments continue to become more complex to manage. The survey of 4,000 IT leaders at organizations with 1,500 employees was conducted by Foundry, the market research arm of International Data Group (IDG) on behalf of Insight Enterprises, a […] The post Technical Debt is a Major Threat to Innovation appeared first on DevOps.com.

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All the Small Things: Azure CLI Leakage and Problematic Usage Patterns

Prisma Clud

At the beginning of July 2023, I took a stroll around the azure/login GitHub Action repository. Looked through the repository’s issues section, I immediately noticed issue number 315. The issue was titled “ SECURITY: Azure/login in some cases leaks Azure Application Variables to the GitHub build log ”. And don’t you just love when things leak stuff?

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GitHub Dataset Research Reveals Millions Potentially Vulnerable to RepoJacking

Aqua Security

Millions of GitHub repositories are potentially vulnerable to RepoJacking. New research by Aqua Nautilus sheds light on the extent of RepoJacking, which if exploited may lead to code execution on organizations’ internal environments or on their customers’ environments. As part of our research, we found an enormous source of data that allowed us to sample a dataset and find some highly popular targets.

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A Brief History of the Internet’s Biggest BGP Incidents

Kentik

In the summer of 2022, I joined a team of BGP experts organized by the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) to draft a comprehensive report covering the security of the internet’s routing infrastructure. The section that I was primarily responsible for covered the history of notable BGP incidents, a topic I have written about extensively throughout my career in the internet industry.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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Bot Experience Engineer Is the Sexiest Job of the Next 10 Years

Dataiku

Thirteen years ago, 14 months after Geoffrey Hinton’s seminal deep learning tech talk , Google Chief Economist Hal Varian said that statisticians would be the sexiest job in the next 10 years. He was right, although we call them data scientists rather than statisticians. A new foundational machine learning model — deep learning — created demand for a new role to train those models.

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7 sins of digital transformation

CIO

As CIOs prepare for the next wave of digital transformation, they must demonstrate shorter-term business impacts from technology investments and achieve larger innovation goals that evolve the organization’s business model. But perhaps more importantly, they must learn from their previous big digital wins — and avoid repeating all-too-frequent mistakes that cause transformations to fail or lag behind expectations.

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4 Data Privacy Compliance Articles You Should Read

TechBeacon

It's Data Privacy Week 2023! The purpose of this annual campaign by the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) is twofold: (1) to educate consumers on how to best protect their personal information and (2) to nudge businesses into adopting best practices for data privacy and data protection.

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CircleCI incident report for January 4, 2023 security incident

CircleCI

On January 4, 2023, we alerted customers to a security incident. Today, we want to share with you what happened, what we’ve learned, and what our plans are to continuously improve our security posture for the future. We would like to thank our customers for your attention to rotating and revoking secrets, and apologize for any disruption this incident may have caused to your work.

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.

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These Are The 50 Highest-Rated Celebrity Books

CEO Insider

In the contemporary landscape of literature and popular culture, celebrity-authored books have garnered significant attention. This phenomenon intersects the realms of literature, fame, and personal narrative, offering a unique window into the lives and thoughts of some of the world’s most recognized figures. A recent study conducted by CEOWORLD magazine serves as a testament to […] The post These Are The 50 Highest-Rated Celebrity Books appeared first on CEOWORLD magazine.

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Confluent + Immerok: Cloud Native Kafka Meets Cloud Native Flink

Confluent

Introducing fully managed Apache Kafka® + Flink for the most robust, cloud-native data streaming platform with stream processing, integration, and streaming analytics in one.

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Senator Warren calls out Apple for shutting down Beeper’s ‘iMessage to Android’ solution

TechCrunch

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is throwing her weight behind Beeper, the app that allowed Android users to message iPhone users via iMessage, until Apple shut it down. Warren, an advocate for stricter antitrust enforcement, posted her support for Beeper on X (formerly Twitter) and questioned why Apple would restrict a competitor. The post indicates […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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DevOps Security: Your Complete Checklist

DevOps.com

In a fast-paced environment like DevOps, your security strategy needs to be even more agile. While moving fast is great for delivering application features and functionality, speed shouldn’t come at the cost of security. DevOps security incorporates security strategies directly into your DevOps pipeline, creating a culture of pre-secured software deployments that work seamlessly for […] The post DevOps Security: Your Complete Checklist appeared first on DevOps.com.

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How to Leverage AI for Actionable Insights in BI, Data, and Analytics

In the rapidly-evolving world of embedded analytics and business intelligence, one important question has emerged at the forefront: How can you leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance your application’s analytics capabilities? Imagine having an AI tool that answers your user’s questions with a deep understanding of the context in their business and applications, nuances of their industry, and unique challenges they face.

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The GitHub Actions Worm: Compromising GitHub Repositories Through the Actions Dependency Tree

Prisma Clud

Learn how a novel attack vector in GitHub Actions allows attackers to distribute malware across repositories using a technique that exploits the actions dependency tree and puts countless open-source projects and internal repositories at risk. Get an in-depth look at the attack vectors, technical details and a real-world demo in this blog post highlighting our latest research.

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The Ticking Supply Chain Attack Bomb of Exposed Kubernetes Secrets

Aqua Security

Exposed Kubernetes secrets pose a critical threat of supply chain attack. Aqua Nautilus researchers found that the exposed Kubernetes secrets of hundreds of organizations and open-source projects allow access to sensitive environments in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and open a severe supply chain attack threat. Among the companies were SAP’s Artifacts management system with over 95 million, two top blockchain companies, and various other fortune-500 companies.

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Ukraine’s Wartime Internet from the Inside

Kentik

This February marked a grim milestone in the ongoing war in Ukraine. It has now been over a year since Russian forces invaded its neighbor to the west leading to the largest conflict in Europe since World War II. In the past year, we have used Kentik’s unique datasets to show some of the conflict’s impacts on Ukraine’s external internet connectivity, ranging from DDoS attacks and large outages , to the rerouting of internet service in the southern region of Kherson.

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