Showing posts from October 23, 2015

Vulnerabilities in multiple Apple and Cisco products; Network Time Foundation's NTP Project.

Image recalls that, The Network Time Foundation's NTP Project has released an update addressing multiple vulnerabilities in ntpd. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.Users and administrators are encouraged to review NTP Security Notice Page for more details and US-CERT Security Tip ST04-015 for information on DoS attacks.
At Cisco, they have released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition. encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco security advisories on the ASA DNS Vulnerability 1, ASA DNS Vulnerability 2, ASA DHCP Vulnerability, and ASA IKE Vulnerability and apply the necessary updates.

Apple has also released several security updates to address critical vulnerabilities in multiple Apple products. Expl…

Schema-free SQL engine for big data.

Data-driven organizations face a set of challenges that need: customized solutions, tools, technologies and understandings.
These dynamics are available on for everyone and for each business. The availability of Apache Drill, as well as a new Data Exploration Quick Start Solutioncan open up the exciting ability to get fast business insights from all your data in Hadoop and other sources. observes that, Version 1.2 of Apache Drill, which is now available in the MapR Distribution, can offer extended SQL analytics functionality, superior performance, deeper Hive integration, and improvements in overall enterprise manageability.

IT Assessment and Optimization Market.

The IT industry and landscape is witnessing in-depth transformations and challenges that require specific and mass as a unique and best place to master the stakes related and associated recalls that, changing regulatory compliance and increasing back-office automation have created several issues in the IT assessment optimization pathway.
One can also observe that, the legal liabilities associated with compliance requirements are considered a key concern that pressurizes organizations to adopt this approach.
The need to eliminate redundant and unused software is also driving the need for software assessment or software license optimization (SLOE) tools. 
According to Research and Markets, the business case for enhancing convenience for mobile/remote workforce through better accessibility of service is challenging CIOs on decisions pertaining to investment priorities and embracing an optimum mix of technologies. 
Its recent report states that, service provi…