July 23, 2013

Fear the Insider Threat

When you hire an employee, especially one with a sensitive role like a system administrator, what kind of background checks do you perform? Typical organizations will check candidates’ criminal records and perhaps their credit scores, on top of a series of interviews with various people within the organization. Good enough?

AppScale Launches App Inventor Cloud Appliance

AppScale has released a new “private cloud in a box” called the App Inventor Cloud Appliance. App Inventor is a Web application that simplifies mobile development. The new appliance includes App Inventor, a private wireless network and a private cloud computing environment which is similar to Google App Engine. The

Security Breach at iOS Developer Site

Apple has sent an email to developers notifying them that its portal at developer.apple.com suffered a security breach. As a result, the company took the site offline while it investigates, leaving many mobile development firms without a way to access the tools they need to create and publish iOS apps.