http://www.mactech.com/blog en Study: weak cryptographic security controls epidemic among DevOps teams http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/25/study-weak-cryptographic-security-controls-epidemic-among-devops-teams <p>Venafi (<a href="http://www.venafi.com" title="www.venafi.com">www.venafi.com</a>), a provider of machine identity protection, has announced the results of a study on the cryptographic security practices of DevOps teams. Cryptographic security risks are amplified in DevOps settings, where compromises in development or test environments can spread to production systems and applications.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/25/study-weak-cryptographic-security-controls-epidemic-among-devops-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/25/study-weak-cryptographic-security-controls-epidemic-among-devops-teams#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:57:03 +0000 dsellers 2097774 at http://www.mactech.com NSS Labs announces data center firewall group test results http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/24/nss-labs-announces-data-center-firewall-group-test-results <p>NSS Labs (<a href="http://www.nsslabs.com" title="www.nsslabs.com">www.nsslabs.com</a>), which specializes in operationalizing cybersecurity, has announced the results of its Data Center Firewall (DCFW) Group Test. Seven products from five vendors were tested. All seven products scored 100% in firewall policy enforcement testing, but no product demonstrated the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) across all tested scenarios.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/24/nss-labs-announces-data-center-firewall-group-test-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/24/nss-labs-announces-data-center-firewall-group-test-results#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:11:47 +0000 dsellers 2097769 at http://www.mactech.com Global market of Artificial Intelligence to grow 60% by 2022 http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/21/global-market-artificial-intelligence-grow-60-2022 <p>The global market of artificial intelligence is anticipated to grow at a CAGR [compound annual growth rate] of over 60% during 2017-2022, according to Research and Markets (<a href="http://www.researchandmarkets.com" title="www.researchandmarkets.com">www.researchandmarkets.com</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/21/global-market-artificial-intelligence-grow-60-2022" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/21/global-market-artificial-intelligence-grow-60-2022#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:37:49 +0000 dsellers 2097688 at http://www.mactech.com Mobile location-based advertising will be worth € 10.7 billion in 2018 http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/20/mobile-location-based-advertising-will-be-worth-%E2%82%AC-107-billion-2018 <p>According to a research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight (<a href="http://www.berginsight.com" title="www.berginsight.com">www.berginsight.com</a>), the total value of the global real-time mobile location-based advertising and marketing (LBA) market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 54% to € 10.7 billion in 2018. </p> <p>This will then correspond to 38.6% of all mobile advertising and marketing. Location-based advertising and marketing will thus represent around 7% of digital advertising, or 2 percent of the total global ad spend for all media, according to the research group.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/20/mobile-location-based-advertising-will-be-worth-%E2%82%AC-107-billion-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/20/mobile-location-based-advertising-will-be-worth-%E2%82%AC-107-billion-2018#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:31:19 +0000 dsellers 2097609 at http://www.mactech.com Survey finds most feeling they're behind in preparing for digital http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/18/survey-finds-most-feeling-theyre-behind-preparing-digital <p>Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. (DCL) and the Center for Information Development Management (CIDM), have released the results of the 5th annual "Following the Trends – Is Your Content Ready?" survey, and the results show, among many other insights, that a surprising 51% of those polled responded "No," that their content is not ready – a 21% increase over last year.  </p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/18/survey-finds-most-feeling-theyre-behind-preparing-digital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/18/survey-finds-most-feeling-theyre-behind-preparing-digital#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:50:51 +0000 dsellers 2097574 at http://www.mactech.com Shift away from cash could save developed economics billions http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/18/shift-away-cash-could-save-developed-economics-billions <p>Citi says that the affordability of financial services fell by 3.2% in high-performing countries, but grew by 2.3% in emerging ones – highlighting that many countries in the developed world are still struggling to bring their unbanked and underbanked in to the digital fold.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/18/shift-away-cash-could-save-developed-economics-billions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/18/shift-away-cash-could-save-developed-economics-billions#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:19:34 +0000 dsellers 2097361 at http://www.mactech.com Semiconductor revenue to increase 12.3% in 2017 http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/18/semiconductor-revenue-increase-123-2017 <p>Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $386 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.3% from 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. (<a href="http://www.gartner.com" title="www.gartner.com">www.gartner.com</a>). </p> <p>Favorable market conditions that gained momentum in the second half of 2016, particularly for commodity memory, have accelerated and raised the outlook for the market in 2017 and 2018, according to the research group. However, the memory market is fickle, and additional capacity in both DRAM and NAND flash is expected to result in a correction in 2019.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/18/semiconductor-revenue-increase-123-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/18/semiconductor-revenue-increase-123-2017#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:13:28 +0000 dsellers 2097360 at http://www.mactech.com Manufacturers unite to shape the future of augmented reality http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/17/manufacturers-unite-shape-future-augmented-reality <p>UI LABS (uilabs.org) and The Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) have released first augmented reality (AR) hardware and software functional requirements guidelines, which will help AR technology companies develop products for industrial users.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/17/manufacturers-unite-shape-future-augmented-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/17/manufacturers-unite-shape-future-augmented-reality#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:32:10 +0000 dsellers 2097097 at http://www.mactech.com Wireless power market surges forward in 2017 http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/13/wireless-power-market-surges-forward-2017 <p>IHS Markit (<a href="http://www.ihs.com" title="www.ihs.com">www.ihs.com</a>) — an information, analytics and solutions firm — says the market for wireless power and charging is expected to grow in 2017, with global  receiver shipments reaching 325 million units by year end. The market grew approximately 40% in 2016.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/13/wireless-power-market-surges-forward-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/13/wireless-power-market-surges-forward-2017#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:46:59 +0000 dsellers 2096963 at http://www.mactech.com Online consumer payments are biggest growth market in payments http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/12/online-consumer-payments-are-biggest-growth-market-payments <p>Online consumer payments remain the biggest growth market in payments, and will continue growing strongly as more consumers gain access to the Internet and to tools that can be used online, according to Research and Markets (<a href="http://www.researchandmarkets.com" title="www.researchandmarkets.com">www.researchandmarkets.com</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/12/online-consumer-payments-are-biggest-growth-market-payments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/04/12/online-consumer-payments-are-biggest-growth-market-payments#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:06:33 +0000 dsellers 2096874 at http://www.mactech.com