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    Let’s welcome the new week together!

    1. Potential of centralized log management in saving a company

    With the pandemic striking hard, organizations are now working with a limited workforce. Therefore, the company log management and workflow are both disturbed to some extent. To overcome the same, new, and evolving measures such as centralized log management are on the way to help companies and minimize such issues to ensure they do not have to suffer much.

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    2. YubiKey- New security key is probably the best authentication device

    YubiKey is the newest version of the hardware security key released by Yubico on Wednesday. YubiKey 5C NFC comes up with several abilities to work seamlessly on both laptops and mobile phones. You probably need a single device to integrate for effective authentication and drive away hackers.

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    3. Know the best cloud storage for pictures and photos in 2020

    Cloud storage has picked up the pace at the start of this new decade, and every individual is now willing to keep their memories safe in a vault. There is nothing more reliable than cloud storage today. Some of the best free and paid cloud storage includes IDrive, pCloud, Adobe Creative Cloud, and others.

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    4. Is security research legal? The US Supreme Court is yet to decide

    Back in 2018, a police sergeant – Van Buren, pulled over license plate details using the government databases for the sake of money; the individual security researches are questionable. The case will decide whether picking up individual security searches is a service violation or termed hacking under US law.

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    5. Andrew Yang proposed new measures for data privacy and hints about his political future

    Andrew Yang, Former Contender, 2020 said in an interview with POLITICO said about enhancing the privacy protection aspects in California. Moreover, he also showed interest in serving the nation as U.S. Chief Technology Officer. In addition to that, he is also against the repeal call of Section 230 by Trump and Biden.

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    6. Game developers got their cloud content delivery service by unity

    Unity is popularly renowned as a 3D gaming engine. For the game developers, Unity has proposed a new Cloud Content Delivery Service that is a perfect blend of service platform and content delivery network for the developers to handle their game development and updates. It will help developers offer priority game content to their players.

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    7. Fort Dodge Schools cancel the classes on Thursday due to a cyberattack

    Cyberattack forced Fort Dodge Community School District to cancel all the classes on Thursday. All the online classes and in-person classes were affected due to this issue, and hence, canceling the classes became necessary. This measure was essential to ensure the safety of staff and students.

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    8. Restrictions on Chinese firms on using US technology forced them to enter the cloud computing market

    There is a fear of more restrictions to be imposed on Chinese firms for using US technology. As a result of which, the China Electronics Corporation has adapted the cloud computing market of the country. The company named this venture as China Electronics Cloud and will have its headquarters in Wuhan.

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    9. The new malware is targeting the VoIP Softswitches

    There is a new malware named CDRThief that is targeting the VOS2009 and VOS3000 softswitches in particular. It is recorded to be a rare Linux malware that has the power to target VoIP soft switches to extract or steal the call details. The status of the developer and its purpose is yet to unveil.

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    10. Ransomware Hampered the IT Service Provider’s Servers of Silverlake Axis

    Silverlake Axis opened up on Thursday about the ransomware attack they experienced on their IT service provider’s servers. The company is now working with a team of cybersecurity experts to investigate the matter and find out more details on the incident.

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    11. Security for McLaren with Artificial Intelligence

    The McLaren F1 cars consist of several engineering marvels to improve their precision, agility, and speed. With the growing technology embedded onto the McLaren cars, Artificial Intelligence is also embedded into it. McLaren’s F1 cars have over 25000 components under its hoods with AI power to propose self-learning for the embedded technology.

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    12. The patches for Azure DevOps Server is out for the month of September

    September month patches are meant for fixing the errors on the self-hosted Azure DevOps Server 2019. The issue that is targeted with these following patches is an unexpected behavior experienced during the inclusion of AD groups onto security permissions. The two patches released are Azure DevOps Server 2019.1.1 Patch 5 and 2019.0.1 Patch 8.

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    13. The Best Cloud Computing Blogs of 2020

    Cloud Computing blogs are a plethora of information for you to know about the technology. Some of the top informative blogs and websites include CloudTech, CloudTweaks, Reddit, Cloudwards, AWS News Blog, IBM Cloud Computing, and others. These are the latest ranked blogs and websites for the year 2020.

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    14. CodePipeline and TaskCat Supports Automated CloudFormation Testing Pipeline

    The Automated CloudFormation Testing Pipeline is proposed for deploying the CloudFormation templates automatically and give test notifications in case of any issues identified. The setup of CodePipeline and CodeBuild is done for running the testing scripts and TaskCat.

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    15. What is Latency, TTFB, Bandwidth, and Throughput?

    Maintaining a healthy network performance is crucial, as there are billions of data transfer occurs every day. Network performance depends upon certain factors, to name a few – LatencyTime To First Byte (TTFB), Bandwidth, and Throughput. Understand these network terminologies and how you can optimize them for high performance.

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    16. How to Protect Page with Password in Apache, Nginx, WordPress, Hosting?

    You might have some sensitive page that you want to protect with the password. This is also known as Basic Authentication. Let’s explore how you can protect your passwords.

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    17. 8 Smart Doorbells for Your Home Safety

    No matter how amazing we feel in our house, it’s essential to adapt to the latest safety technology always to be a step ahead of any eventualities. In this article, you will read some of the best smart doorbells for your home.

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    18. 13 Best Practices to Secure Microservices

    Microservices architecture provides flexibility, scalability, and the ability to modify, add, or remove software components without affecting other parts of the application. Let us have a look at some effective security practices for microservices.

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    19. What is Avast Firewall, and How it Helps to Secure Windows, macOS?

    As online attacks are (in)famously common these days, having rock-solid security has become essential for Internet users. Let’s find out about the Avast firewall and how it can help you protect your computer and network.

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    That’s the end of this newsletter.

    Have a great week ahead!