Is A Data Breach Lurking In Your Software Supply Chain?

Chief Product Officer at GrammaTech, where he leads product strategy for the company’s application security testing product portfolio.

Just as the manufacturing sector has adopted the use of third-party providers to build their products, software development has created an extensive supply chain to address cost and time to market pressures for faster delivery of new applications and services. Virtually every modern custom-developed software application contains third-party components. These can be open source (OSS), custom ordered or commercial off the shelf (COTS) components. Lack of visibility into these building blocks poses a significant, and often underestimated, security risk. 

Consider the supply chain analogy in aerospace manufacturing. Today, virtually every part of an airplane is provided by third-party suppliers to the manufacturer for final assembly. Unlike software, each airplane has a detailed bill of materials that contains an audit trail for each component, including the supplier, where it was produced,

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Data of 243 million Brazilians exposed online via website source code

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The personal information of more than 243 million Brazilians, including alive and deceased, has been exposed online after web developers left the password for a crucial government database inside the source code of an official Brazilian Ministry of Health’s website for at least six months.

The security snafu was discovered by reporters from Brazilian newspaper Estadao, the same newspaper that last week discovered that a Sao Paolo hospital leaked personal and health information for more than 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients after an employee uploaded a spreadsheet with usernames, passwords, and access keys to sensitive government systems on GitHub.

Estadao reporters said they were inspired by a report filed in June by Brazilian NGO Open Knowledge Brasil (OKBR), which, at the time, reported that a similar government website also left exposed login information for another government database in the site’s source code.

Since a website’s source

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Thousands of Californians Are Leaving the San Francisco Bay Area During the COVID-19 Pandemic: New Data From Relocation Website moveBudhha.com

ATHENS, Ga., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — moveBuddha.com, a moving company booking website, released new data showing 6,291 residents of the San Francisco Bay Area relocated from California between March 11-September 23, 2020. 

moveBuddha’s user data also reflects top moving destinations for Bay Area residents, where Austin, Seattle, New York City, and Portland, Oregon dominated the Top 15 cities. Top-ranking state destinations for the Bay Area include Texas, New York, and Florida, although 20.7% of residents also relocated to nearby states such as Washington, Colorado, Oregon, and Nevada. 

Ryan Carrigan, moveBuddha’s co-founder and CEO, believes the large number and rate of outbound residents suggest a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as many Bay Area residents now work remotely. 

“49.8% of Bay residents live in counties where the median annual salary is nearly 2-3 times above the national average,”

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BlackBerry spikes record 65% after finalizing deal with Amazon for automotive data software

John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, gives an interview following the opening of his company’s stock at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 16, 2017.


  • BlackBerry surged as much as 65% on Tuesday after the company inked a multi-year deal with Amazon to develop and market its “Intelligent Vehicle Data Platform.”
  • The cloud software, called IVY, allows automakers to read vehicle sensor data and improve systems and performance, according to a press release.
  • The stock’s leap is its biggest one-day gain on record and placed shares at their highest level since April 2019.
  • Watch BlackBerry trade live here.

BlackBerry rocketed as much as 61% higher on Tuesday after inking a multi-year deal with Amazon to develop and market BlackBerry’s “Intelligent Vehicle Data Platform”.

The platform, named IVY, includes cloud-connected software that allows automakers to read vehicle sensor data and “create actionable insights from

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BlackBerry And Amazon Team Up On Vehicle Data And Software Platform



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BlackBerry And Amazon Team Up On Vehicle Data And Software Platform

Canadian technology specialist BlackBerry and e-commerce titan Amazon have developed a cloud-based software platform designed to help automakers and suppliers standardize vehicle data and speed deployment of new revenue-generating features and services, the companies said on Tuesday. BlackBerry and Amazon Web Services (AWS) said the new intelligent vehicle data platform, called IVY, will compress the time to build, deploy and monetize in-vehicle applications and connected services across multiple brands and models, making it easier for automakers to collaborate with a wider pool of developers to accelerate development of apps and services. Carmakers have been reluctant so far to share with outside technology providers much of the data generated by their vehicles. IVY is designed to complement and run simultaneously with new digital vehicle architectures developed by Volkswagen, General Motors and others. The platform is built

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Industrial Computer Maker Confirms Ransomware, Data …

Advantech reports the stolen data was confidential but did not contain high-value documents.

Industrial computer manufacturer Advantech has confirmed a ransomware attack that led to the theft of confidential, though low-value, corporate documents, BleepingComputer reports. 

Advantech, a global leader of embedded and automation platforms for Internet of Things (IoT) system integrators, manufactures embedded PCs, industrial IoT (IIoT) devices, network devices, servers, intelligent systems, and intelligent healthcare tools among its many offerings.

The Conti ransomware group was reportedly behind this attack and demanded a $12.6 million ransom to both decrypt target systems and stop publishing the data they stole. They also claimed they would remove backdoors installed on Advantech’s network if the ransom was paid. Attackers began to leak stolen data on their ransomware data leak website on Nov. 26. 

Advantech reports the affected server has been recovered and all key operating systems are functioning as normal.

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Worldstatistics.live Updates Website With Real Time Statistical Data and Information – Press Release

Keeping up to date with the latest information and statistics is vitally important nowadays. This is especially true for things such as coronavirus cases. For this reason, WorldStatistics.live is an online website that is dedicated to providing the latest information and real time statistics on a variety of topics. 

The website covers statistics such as the total number of coronavirus cases around the globe, as well as the overall death count. It also mentions all the patients who have recovered. In addition to this, the website provides accurate real time statistics on the current world population, annual and daily births, as well as deaths. Interested readers can also delve into the myriad of other intriguing statistics they have available. Their many statistics involve topics such as government, economics, social media, environment, energy and more.

Through this, they allow their readers to remain updated and informed. The website takes many efforts

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Project Management Software Systems Market 2020 Definition and Business Operation Data Analysis by 2022

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New York, United States, Mon, 30 Nov 2020 02:27:45 / Comserve Inc. / — Since the onset of the millennium, the use of project management software systems in enterprises, both small and large has become the norm.

Since the onset of the millennium, the use of project management software systems in enterprises, both small and large has become the norm. Enterprises began to understand the varied benefits like efficiency, lower costs, better scalability and agility of project management software systems and thus the demand for project management software systems grew. The next big problem in front of the enterprises was to find the right fit for the enterprise that suited its requirements. There were many vendors and enterprises took time to figure out their right fit and this proved a challenge early on for the growth of

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Patient Engagement Software Market Outlook 2020: Market Trends, Segmentation, consumption by Regional data, Market Growth and Competitive Landscape

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Nov 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Patient Engagement Software Market provides detailed analysis of Market Overview, Drivers, Prospects, Potential Application. Also Patient Engagement Software Industry research report includes the future impact of major drivers and challenges and, support decision makers in manufacture cost-effective professional decisions. “The term “”patient engagement”” has become entrenched in the healthcare lexicon. Many healthcare networks and payers are now striving to achieve the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim: Improve the patient experience of care (quality and satisfaction), Improve the health of populations, Reduce the cost of care”, It moreover discussions about the Patient Engagement Software market size of different sections and their growth aspects along with growth trends, various investors, business leader, dealers, sellers, Study and media,SWOT analysis.

2020 Patient Engagement Software Market Report Contains:-

● Complete overview of the global Patient

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Data Warehouse Software Market Next Big Thing | Major Giants- Oracle, Snowflake, Micro Focus, Panoply

(MENAFN – GetNews) Stay up-to-date with Data Warehouse Software Market research offered by HTF MI. Check how key trends and emerging drivers are shaping this industry growth.

The latest update of Global Data Warehouse Software Market study provides comprehensive information on the development activities by industry players, growth opportunities and market sizing for Data Warehouse Software, complete with analysis by key segments, leading and emerging players, and geographies. The 93 page study covers the detailed business overview of each profiled players, its complete research and market development history with latest news and press releases. The study helps in identifying and tracking emerging players in the market and their portfolios, to enhance decision making capabilities and helps to create effective counter strategies to gain competitive advantage. Some of the players profiled/ part of study coverage are Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, IBM, Google, Oracle, SAP America, Snowflake, Micro Focus, Panoply, Pivotal Software,

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