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  1. Nano Server: Ahead of its time

    The promise of Windows Server 2016 Nano Server was that, rather than deploying the server equivalent of a swiss army knife into production, you could instead deploy a highly optimized workload specific scalpel.Built to specWith Nano Server you built the server for a specific task rather than deploying the server and adding roles and features later. This made the server more secure because it had a radically reduced attack surface over other Windows Server deployment options. Unused roles, such as...
  2. JUDY- Malware Attack on Android Platform.

    The cyber world is still under the process of recovering from recent ransomware “wannacry” attack on windows SMB vulnerability(a.k.a) eternal blue exploit, another malware has strike mobile application distribution platform by name “JUDY” compromising36.5 million phones across the globe. The renowned security research agency ‘checkpoint’ has identified“JUDY” malware and the infected mobile applications hosted on the Google Play Store.JUDY malware is designed to target the...
  3. Ransomware ‘Another Tide In Cyber Threats’.

    Ransomware is the new tide of cyber crisis that has impacted many organisation across the globe in terms of business safety, security and consistency. Cyber world have experienced threats and vulnerabilities in form of various malicious codes like Virus, Worms, Malware, Adware, Bug and Trojan horse. Ransomware is the new type of attack in recent days which has created major impact than any other malicious codes evolved in the history of cyber era till date.Today, ‘Ransomware’ the sound sends chill...
  4. How innovative analytics improve the chance of success in finding jobs on Gooroo.io

    For the data science team at Gooroo.io, a question commonly asked is, how can big data be utilized to improve recruitment, for both those hiring and job seekers? Like many big HR tech companies, we also use data to produce insights and trends on jobs and salaries (like Stackoverflow Trend Survey or SEEK's job trend). What's more, at Gooroo we are looking beyond general insights and into smart, innovative analytics that can help individual recruiters and applicants with their job...
  5. Is it still worth going to conferences?

    Many of today’s conferences put breakout sessions online in video format for free within a few days of the conference occurring. Given the relatively high cost of conference tickets, as well as the costs around travelling to the conference and accommodation at the event, it’s reasonable to ask yourself:“If I can get the breakout sessions in video format for free, is it worth attending the conference?”Downloading videos doesn’t mean you’ll watch themThere’s a big difference between downloading conference...
  6. Why aren’t some organization's systems being patched in a timely manner?

    The reality is more complex than a simple morality tale about lazy admins not following best practice and then receiving their comeuppance when the inevitable security event occurs. If you talk to people that work in organizations where patches aren’t applied and server and client operating systems are getting old enough to get a driver’s license, you’ll hear groans of frustration about the changes that they know should happen being deprioritized by people further up the chain.Non IT companies care...
  7. Microsoft's Bot Framework

    Microsoft's Bot FrameworkIntroductionThe Microsoft’s Bot Framework is an inclusive offering that is used in building, as well as deploying quality bots for their users while enjoying their desired conversational practices. When writing bots, all developers face the same issues. It paramount that the bots have the basic I/O; it is a requirement for them to have language and dialog skills; it is crucial for them to be performant, receptive, and scalable. Moreover, they must connect to the users. The...
  8. How to Succeed at Public Speaking

    I remember way back when I was about 14 years old and did what I remember as my first public speaking exercise. It was at my own confirmation dinner, and I had to address my entire family. It was a small room and not a huge crowd, but it scared me. I gave the brief thank you speech mostly looking at my feet or at the walls around us. It was a terrible speech. Since then I have continually pushed myself to improve and to get better every time I am on stage. Here are some of the tips I have learned...
  9. Lessons Learned Writing Spring Boot Auto Configurations

    My team and I make heavy use of Spring Boot to build microservices that power our applications at our company. We've even gone so far as to write our own custom auto configurations to ease development. We package these auto configurations along with other goodies into what we call our platform.Recently, after releasing a new platform version, we encountered an issue where one of our microservices would fail to start at what appeared to be random intervals. After further digging, we noticed specifically...
  10. Contributing to .NET for Dummies

    Over the past few months in the little spare time that I have, I’ve managed to submit a handful of pull requests to various .NET-related repositories (e.g. coreclr, corefx, docs, etc.) and incredibly, they were accepted.Now, for some, this may not seem like a big deal. But it felt like a pretty big one to me so I thought I would take some time to elaborate on the process itself, share my experience, and hopefully dispel a few myths or misconceptions that you might have that may be holding you back...
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