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I came across this great article in CIO from Mary Branscombe, in which she discusses the perceived security concerns of moving fast with DevOps. She addresses the concerns people feel towards the speed of rapid releases, automation, and continuous integration and deployment, all of which gives you less time to find security problems and more opportunities to introduce bugs and miss vulnerabilities. Gartner predicts that 25% of Global 2000 businesses will be using DevOps techniques within 2016 and HP Enterprise predicted that within the next five years DevOps will be the norm for software development. So does this all point to countless future security issues? Craig Miller, who has helped move Bing to continuous development doesn't believe that will be the case: "The classic response is faster means maybe lower quality or something might get through the process and I... (more)

Election Season is Taking a Major Toll on American's Sleep According to Analysis of Sleep Data

SleepRate, the only complete mobile health solution that provides sleep monitoring to detect and treat non-medical sleep deficit disorders (SDD), revealed that the election season is having negative effects on our sleep. Interested to see how these historic and dramatic elections are affecting sleeping habits on primary nights, SleepRate compiled sleep data from across the United States on Super Tuesday and compared it to 6,235 nights of sleep on regular Tuesdays. The mobile health solution detected significant differences in how late people went to bed and with how early they go... (more)

Typemock Releases Isolator++ Version 3 for Unit Testing of C and C++ Code

Typemock (www.typemock.com), the leading provider and pioneer of automated unit testing solutions, has announced the release of Isolator++ Version 3. The new version allows you to call private members, play out scenarios with Conditional Behavior Faking, create custom conditions with conditional verification, and more. Isolator++ is currently the only mocking framework with these capabilities. C and C++ are tremendously popular languages, used by approximately 6.3 million developers worldwide. Combined they are used by 20% of developers – as many as by Java. C/C++ is most popula... (more)

SleepRate Launches the First Complete Mobile Health Application to Treat Sleep Deficiencies at MWC

SleepRate, the pioneer of mobile health solutions for Sleep Deficit Disorders, announced today the launch of an end-to-end mobile health application that monitors sleep to detect and treat non-medical Seep Deficit Disorders.  SleepRate will showcase their mobile application at the Mobile World Congress on February 22nd - 25th in Barcelona, in Hall 5E at Stand 5E81 An estimated 48% of the U.S. population suffers from insufficient sleep; 70 million Americans have a sleep deficit disorder and more than a quarter of the population suffers from insomnia. The cardiovascular risk relat... (more)