From Kaliningrad to Vladivostok

From Kaliningrad to Vladivostok
 
Hello, Habr! Exactly one and a half weeks ago, in the most western part of Russia - Kaliningrad, there was a non-commercial conference GDG DevFest Kaliningrad 2018 organized by the community of developers Google Developers Group Kaliningrad . Thus, the guys opened the DevFest season in Russia, which will take place in different regions and cities, from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok, including the central and southern regions, and Siberia. Especially for you, those who live and read us all over Russia, we wrote this article, in which you can find out who GDG is, what GDG DevFest is and in what ...
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What Uber Cash teaches innovators

What Uber Cash teaches innovators
 
By the time when innovators first thought about using the power of ecosystems to transform the commercial sphere, scientists have for several centuries investigated the connections in various systems under microscopes in their laboratories.
 
 
Biologists wanted to figure out how to protect the human body's ecosystem from the devastating effects of disease and give people a long healthy life.
 
 
Ecologists studied the relationship between living beings and the environment, seeking to improve the health of the planet.
 
 
Marinologists, in turn, paid attention to the ecology of the Earth and its impact ...
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Security Week 36: Telnet should be closed

Security Week 36: Telnet should be closed Telnet is a very old protocol. Wikipedia reports that it was developed in 196? for many years it was actively used for remote access to computers and servers, both under Unix /Linux and for systems under Windows (telnet could be included in Windows NT and in Windows 2000). The same Wikipedia reports that the use of Telnet has gradually disappeared in favor of a more secure SSH protocol. And it happened, not counting millions of autonomous network devices - basically routers and IP cameras, which "answer" for this protocol, often without the owner's knowledge.
 
 
Two weeks ago we discussed vulnerabilities ...
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Service for trading on the exchange Robinhood was accused of selling data on applications to users of high-frequency traders

Service for trading on the exchange Robinhood was accused of selling data on applications to users of high-frequency traders  
 
The publication on finance and technology Seeking Alpha published investigation About the financial start-up Robinhood. In particular, it claims that a service that offers users the opportunity to trade on the exchange without commissions, sells information about the high-frequency traders that they submit to bids. Robinhood filed with the US Securities Commission (SEC). From the documents it became clear that Robinhood sells data about orders (order flow) of its customers to HFT-companies.
 
 
This practice is legalized in the US brokerage services market, although there is no consensus ...
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You bought SIEM and are sure that SOC is in your pocket, is not it?

One month ago, I was invited to my home by an old acquaintance of mine, a director for information security in a fairly large company, with the goal, in his words, of "surprise me". I note that earlier we discussed the challenges faced by many companies in the field of cyberthreats and the problems of building the SOC (Security Operation Center).
 
 
So begins my story about building SOC in the company.
 
 
You bought SIEM and are sure that SOC is in your pocket, is not it?
 
 
With the inherent ceremoniality, the IB director accompanied me to the dispensary of their IT department. And there I was shown a pile of boxes with expensive "iron", as well as a printout of the ...
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Banks are increasingly monitoring the reputation of customers: the investigation of Business Insider

Banks are increasingly monitoring the reputation of customers: the investigation of Business Insider
 
 
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Edition Business Insider told the story of one of the customers of the American bank JPMorgan Chase. Despite the ideal credit history, the bank suddenly decided to break off relations with him and closed all his accounts.
 
 
Experts interviewed by journalists stated that the reason for such a decision could be the reputation of the client - his name flashed in the negative news, when the company where he worked was accused of violations by regulatory agencies. We bring to your attention the main facts of this story. ITI Capital ...
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Why a complete rejection of cash can be too expensive for developing countries

Why a complete rejection of cash can be too expensive for developing countries
 
 
Foreign Policy published a large
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with a story about the problems that China is experiencing because of the massive spread of contactless payment technologies. Today in the Middle Kingdom, the phone payment has become so popular that even street musicians accept money, and many retailers refuse to give change when paying in cash.
 
 
In practice it turns out that, despite all the convenience of such a scheme, for many citizens it carries great problems. World Bank Global Findex, China has about 200 million residents who do not have ...
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Certification is not for the sake of certification

Hello, Habr! Today we talk about the practical experience of passing the Microsoft certification and obtaining the status of MCSA. Let's take a closer look at the way of certification. Well, at the end of the article you will find useful resources, including courses and books, that will help you better prepare for the exams.
 
 
Certification is not for the sake of certification
 
 
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Objectives and advantages of certification


 
To obtain certificates for various products or directions in the world of IT are ambiguous: some consider it a useless collection of paper /electronic artifacts that have nothing to do with ...[/h]
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Analysts from Wall Street: "Apple made us eat our hats"

Analysts from Wall Street: "Apple made us eat our hats"
 
 
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Apple recently became the first US company whose capitalization exceeded $ 1 billion. Analysts of Goldman Sachs earlier in their forecasts doubted the prospects of rapid growth of Apple due to the falling demand for the iPhone X.
 
 
However, now they are revised their attitude to the company and in a new message to customers noted that the smartphone manufacturer from Cupertino "made them eat their hats." Thus, analysts admitted that they were excessively ...
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