Category Archives: Web Services

Issues continue to surface with Java Card

Oracle’s Java Card technology is found in countless smart card and SIM applications, but is it going to provide real security for your business?

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Exploring government oversight into open-source coding and app development

Government regulators face unique challenges when determining how to oversee the use of open-source code for major tech applications. 

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Solicitor General’s opinion sought by Supreme Court regarding Oracle-Google copyright dispute

Google may not yet be out of luck in its quest to appeal numerous federal rulings that support Oracle’s claim of Java-related copyright infringement. 

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The multifaceted value of IT resilience

IT resilience will be critical to any successful legacy modernization initiative. 

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Oracle patches major Java flaw, but platform still vulnerable to other risks

After three years of living with a major coding flaw that was big enough to bring down Equifax in 2017, Java users finally received a patch to rectify the issue.

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Java faces major security questions

It’s currently unclear what the long-term prospects for Java are, as a result of several notable developments. 

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New frontiers for blockchain

Blockchain is making its way into many new industries outside of the finance and cryptocurrency spheres from which it first emerged. 

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Federal IT modernization and cybersecurity potentially hampered by vacancies

Staffing issues in U.S. cabinet departments may be detrimental to the cybersecurity concerns that surround federal attempts at IT modernization. 

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Keep security in mind during enterprise modernization

Efforts to bring your IT infrastructure fully into the present are valuable, but it’s important that you don’t ever sacrifice security for modernization. 

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Copyright dispute between Google and Oracle emphasizes porousness of Java

The latest development in Google’s years-long legal battle with Oracle once again emphasizes the inherent security issues at the heart of Java. 

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