Recently I found myself in a position where I needed to decrypt card data coming off of a magnetic stripe scanner. I originally thought this was going to be straight forward. Get a key and pass it into some predefined decryption algorithm. Not quite.
Computer networking is a valuable tool that has been used time and time again with all kinds of success. In a conventional setup, physical switches and routers are required along with configurations for each one. Such an arrangement can be quite complicated, thus a different approach was formed. Software-Defined Networking (SDN), seeks to simplify the process. What all does it encompass? Let’s pop the hood.
In the past, employees were required to use a device issued to them by a company. This system ensured a number of things including security. However, as the use of personal devices has proliferated in the world, it was inevitable that it would also enter the workplace. Thus, the idea of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) came to be. Nowadays, BYOD is hardly a new concept, but it remains relevant as companies continue to incorporate BYOD policies and practices. This approach even includes things like creating and incorporating customized enterprise app stores.
Facebook has long been recognized as one of the powerhouses of social media. These days, it's hard to go just about anywhere without hearing or seeing some mention of it. And due to the popularity of the site, many individuals and companies creating Facebook apps. Whether it's for entertainment purposes, linking to other sites or company promotion, there's a multitude of options that show signs of bearing some fruit. But what all goes into a Facebook app?
With new products come new upgrades. With the release of the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s, Apple has also released the newest version of its operating system, iOS 7. How is the current version of iOS different from past adaptations? It allows for some significant changes and improvements. Still, there are quite a few things to take into consideration when developing for it.