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Docker 1.6 Coming April 7
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published March 30, 2015
Docker 1.6 set to introduce new features to the popular open-source container virtualization technology.

Akamai: Average Internet Speed 4.5 Mbps in 4Q14
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published March 26, 2015
In the U.S the average mobile connection speed in the fourth quarter was reported to be 3.2 Mbps.

HP Converges for Helion Rack OpenStack Cloud System
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published March 26, 2015
In an extension of its overall cloud efforts HP has announced its Helion Rack, a pre-configured software and hardware solution for deploying an OpenStack cloud

21 Percent of Scanned Sites have Vulnerabilities: Report
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 26, 2015
Stealth vendor Menlo Security scanned 750,000 web domains and found some surprising results.

OpenStack Kilo Now at Feature Freeze
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published March 26, 2015
The OpenStack Kilo release is nearing the finish line

Google Stares Down Yet Another Fraudulent SSL/TLS Certificate
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 25, 2015
As to how and why CNNIC let an unauthorized Google certificate be issued, CNNIC said that MCS was using the certificate as a man-in-the-middle proxy.

Blue Coat Plots a Course Forward Post Bain Acquistion
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published March 25, 2015
Blue Coat is expanding its Global Intelligence Network

Twitch Password Reset and the Danger of Password Re-Use
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 25, 2015
While gamers are used to being attacked inside of games, they are now being advised of a possible hack against gaming live-streaming service Twitch.

Open-Source Mobile Pen Testing Set to go Commercial with Shevirah
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 25, 2015
The name Shevirah is both the company and the product name and is a derived from an originally based in Jewish Kabbala.

Global Data Center Network Equipment Market Hit $11.2 Billion in 2014
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published March 24, 2015
As networking vendors of all sizes talk about the benefits of Software Defined Networking, it's important to remember that hardware still remains at the core of all networks.

Once Again, Mozilla is First to Patch Pwn2own Vulns
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 24, 2015
Firefox is already patched for Pwn2own security issues first demonstrated on March 18 and 19, while Microsoft IE, Google Chrome and Apple Safari are not.

DDoS Attack Volume and Duration Varies: Report
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 24, 2015
 Corero DDoS Trends and Analysis Report finds that short bursts of attack traffic are an increasingly comment form of DDoS

PHP 7 Set to Dramatically Acclerate PHP Performance
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published March 19, 2015
From the 'Don't Abandon PHP Yet' files:

More Organizations Were Breached in 2014 than 2013
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 17, 2015

More breaches are in store for this year.

Open Compute Specs Enable Vapor Chamber
By Sean Michael Kerner | Enterprise Article Published March 17, 2015
The Vapor Chamber has a diameter of nine feet, and it can fit six server racks and up to 150 kilowatts

Linux 'Code of Conduct' is neither Code nor Conduct
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published March 16, 2015
Is the new Linux Code of Conduct a good thing?

Google Code Shutting Down
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published March 13, 2015
Google decides that it's time to throw in the towel on project hosting site service

Dropbox for Android SDK Vulnerability Discovered by IBM
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published March 12, 2015
IBM built a proof-of-concept exploit that it calls "DroppedIn" to test the impact of the vulnerability.

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5 Debuts
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published March 12, 2015
SUSE Cloud gets rebranded and updated to OpenStack Juno

Switch Abstraction Interface Specification Lands a Open Compute Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published March 12, 2015
The Switch Abstraction Interface (SAI) provides another layer between the OS and physical silicon on the switch.

Blue Coat Sold by Thoma Bravo to Bain for $2.4 Billion
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published March 11, 2015
As part of the strategic direction with the new Bain Capital acquisition, Blue Coat is likely set to return to the public markets and exit its current existence as a privately-held company.

Microsoft Patches Old Stuxnet Flaw for New Attack Vectors
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 11, 2015
Microsoft released its Patch Tuesday update today, providing a fix for a flaw that enabled the notorious Stuxnet attack.

Apple Stamps FREAK Out
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 11, 2015
While many Apple watchers were busy learning about the new Apple Watch on March 9, the company was busy patching its existing products.

Worldwide Server Market Grew in 2014
By Sean Michael Kerner | IT Management Article Published March 6, 2015
Looking at all of 2014, IDC reported that global server revenues hit $50.9 billion in 2014, for a 2.3 percent gain over 2013.

Rapid7 Gets Into Security Incident Response Management
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published March 6, 2015
You've been breached. Who do you call?