Category Archives: Big Data

Supreme Court to decide Google-Oracle Java API copyright case

The U.S. Supreme Court will now oversee the longstanding copyright battle between tech giants Oracle and Google. 

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Data access and information warfare at center of Army’s modernization plan

Data access and information warfare at center of Army’s modernization plan

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Amid IT skills shortage, federal government continues employee retraining courses

The Office of Management and Budget announced in late November that it would soon begin another cyber reskilling academy spin-off aimed specifically at training federal employees with the skills needed to work data-centered jobs, according to Federal News Network.

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Army IT modernization plans could be delayed

Army IT modernization plans could be delayed

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Federal agencies embracing cloud-based document storage

Federal agencies embracing cloud-based document storage

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Google closer to paying multi-billion-dollar Java API copyright settlement

Technology giant Google and its parent company, Alphabet, Inc. could soon be poised to pay billions of dollars in damages related to its use of Java programming code and a resulting copyright dispute with Oracle Corporation.

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Why patching vulnerable Java architecture is not enough

Java’s structural flaws have been openly laid bare on multiple occasions. Ineffective patching is typically the root cause of large-scale Java breaches such as these but what if mending porous code is not enough?

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Security issues continue to surround open source development

Considerable vulnerabilities still exist in the arena of open source software. 

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New facts emerge regarding CBP data breach

The data breach that caused CBP border checkpoints to reveal photos of individuals crossing the U.S.-Canada border turned out to be more serious than what was initially reported. 

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June marked by private- and public-sector data breaches

Some high-profile data breaches occurred in the first few weeks of June. 

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