Idevnews Latest News http://parentsdigest.com Find our latest news! en-us Okta’s Identity Cloud Updates Aim To Better Secure Against Credential Theft, Account Takeover http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7109/Oktas-Identity-Cloud-Updates-Aim-To-Better-Secure-Against-Credential-Theft-Account-Takeover Okta is updating the Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication capabilities of its Okta Identity Cloud.  The updates aim to help ensure only the proper people get access to the right resources – and at only the appropriate time. With Expanded Machine Learning Capabilities Across Portfolio, Splunk Unveils New Use Cases http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7106/With-Expanded-Machine-Learning-Capabilities-Across-Portfolio-Splunk-Unveils-New-Use-Cases During its annual user conference, .conf2017, Splunk revealed major updates to across it’s entire product portfolio – with a special focus on machine learning. IDN looks at why Splunk says machine learning ‘is crucial’ to helping customers meet the next wave of requirements. SmartBear Accelerates API Development And Deployment with SwaggerHub Integration with Apigee http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7103/SmartBear-Accelerates-API-Development-And-Deployment-with-SwaggerHub-Integration-with-Apigee SmartBear aims to fill the gap between API design and API management with a new integration between its SwaggerHub integrated API design and documentation platform with API technology from Apigee Edge API management platform.  Apigee was acquired by Google in Nov 2016. With Stitch Backend as a Service, MongoDB Aims at Simplifying Application Development http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7100/With-Stitch-Backend-as-a-Service-MongoDB-Aims-at-Simplifying-Application-Development MongoDB has revealed a new backend-as-a-service (BaaS) initiative that aims to remove the drudgery app developers often face when writing new-gen apps. IDN looks at how Stitch makes it easier to consume services, tie them together, implement access control sand even manage data. 10 Years After the iPhone, Axway Survey Reveals Top Mobile User Requests – and How APIs Can Deliver Them http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7097/10-Years-After-the-iPhone-Axway-Survey-Reveals-Top-Mobile-User-Requests-and-How-APIs-Can-Deliver-Them To commemorate the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, Axway commissioned a survey to examine the state of smartphones -- and what’s next on mobile users’ wishlists.  IDN talks with an Axway exec about APIs big role in the future of mobile apps. What You Should Know When Building Your First VR Application: Top Tips for the Aspiring VR Developer http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7094/What-You-Should-Know-When-Building-Your-First-VR-Application-Top-Tips-for-the-Aspiring-VR-Developer Over the last couple of years, jobs for virtual reality (VR) – both for developers and engineers -- have quietly skyrocketed by 800%, as VR expands beyond gaming to capture interest from top F500 firms.  One VR expert, IBM's Michael Ludden, offers IDN readers some tips to get started in the white-hot VR area. Growing CyberSecurity Skills Gap Worries Security Professionals; Highlights Challenges for Staffing http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7091/Growing-CyberSecurity-Skills-Gap-Worries-Security-Professionals-Highlights-Challenges-for-Staffing A recent survey on security staff confirms what we all know – IT is growing even more worried that these professionals are so hard to find, hire and keep.  But the survey, commissioned by Tripwire, also found the shortage is prompting companies to their methods for how to protect against cyberattacks.  Electric Cloud Delivers Rich Analytics for DevOps; Correlates Data and Views from Multiple Tools http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7088/Electric-Cloud-Delivers-Rich-Analytics-for-DevOps-Correlates-Data-and-Views-from-Multiple-Tools Electric Cloud’s latest application releases automation tool Electric Flow 8.0 brings a new dimension of insight to DevOps. The updated release can capture metrics from dozens, if not hundreds of tools across the software delivery pipeline. Further, it can correlate that data into centralized, custom dashboards. With Automation for Snowflake, WhereScape Fast-tracks Design, Development, Deployment and Operation of Cloud Data Warehouses http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7085/With-Automation-for-Snowflake-WhereScape-Fast-tracks-Design-Development-Deployment-and-Operation-of-Cloud-Data-Warehouses Data infrastructure automation software vendor WhereScape is looking to simplify and accelerate migration of on-prem data to the cloud. WhereScape Automation for Snowflake automates Snowflake native functions, wizards and best practices. Can AI Transform Application Testing? http://parentsdigest.com/stories/7082/Can-AI-Transform-Application-Testing According to app store giants Google and Apple, 80% of downloaded apps are only used once -- and a whopping 96% aren’t used after the first month. With such meager success rates for new apps, Dr. John Bates, CEO at TestPlant, explores the question: Can AI transform app testing – and bring us all better results?