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smart city Georgia Tech IoT Study: Takeaways for Smart Cities

The internet of things has sky-high expectations, and smart cities, where devices connect across public and private sectors, is one of the drivers fueling the fervor. But there are also skeptics saying the IoT is slow to materialize, which poses questions about risks surrounding cyber security and privacy.

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Pamela Rentz
Person holding a tablet with various API icons 5 Myths about API Security

APIs are designed to provide interfaces between multiple applications, allowing them to work together. From a security perspective, this is a powerful tool to have. Unfortunately, the effectiveness of APIs diminishes if they are misunderstood. Here are five common myths about API security, along with the facts.

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Harold Kilpatrick
blurry photo The Blurred Lines between the Open Source and Closed Source Worlds

The open source and closed sourced worlds need each other—not only for healthy competition, but more importantly, for healthy collaboration, too. Mukesh Sharma looks at recent collaborative efforts between the open source and closed source communities and what is driving these changes.

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Mukesh Sharma
Person holding up a picture of a cloud What the Future Holds for Cloud Computing

Thanks to the development of cloud architecture away from a server-client pattern, those in the software industry will be able to embrace heterogenous cloud services that can only run when needed. Consequently, we are due for a cloud renaissance. Here are some predictions for what the future holds for cloud computing.

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Anabel Cooper
smart city 4 Key Factors Driving Digital Transformation

There are so many strong reasons why digital transformation has become big, but many organizations are missing a major opportunity by simply running digital projects instead of fully transforming the organization itself—similar to doing some agile things without actually committing to being agile.

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Josiah Renaudin
Secure mobile app Insider Threats: What’s the Biggest IT Security Risk in Your Organization?

Any modern company should give the line-of-business teams the ability to provision self-service, on-demand resources, but to ensure security, you have to do so in a way that has the necessary monitoring built in via automation. One good way is to use a cloud management platform that helps you keep your app secure.

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Pete Johnson
Cloud 6 Major Challenges of Cloud Computing

Companies of all sizes depend on cloud computing to store important data. However, significant factors such as cost, reliability, and security must not be overlooked. Here are six common challenges you should consider—and develop plans to mitigate—before implementing cloud computing technology.

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Ray Parker
Graphic of devices connected to a cloud Ensure That Your Current Cloud Solution Will Stand the Test of Time

It’s still early in the lifecycle of cloud adoption. This means certain cloud vendors and technologies will fall by the wayside as adoption takes on critical mass. How, then, do you future-proof your cloud solution to make sure you don’t make a decision that you’ll regret later? Here are three ideas to consider.

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Pete Johnson