TechTarget News - Week of Oct 08, 2017

Java 18.3 marks the future of Java at JavaOne 2017

At JavaOne 2017, Oracle identified four projects that will have a significant impact on the future of Java: Project Valhalla, Project Panama, Project Amber and Project Loom.

Automation ‘will put 28% of young workers’ jobs at risk’

Research suggests the next 15 years will see young workers’ jobs at risk from automation, putting pressure on the UK to ensure the future generation has appropriate skills

Windows 10 patching could make older systems vulnerable

Microsoft's practice of automatic Windows 10 patching could be uncovering vulnerabilities in older systems that can be exploited by attackers, Google researchers said.

October 2017 Patch Tuesday includes Windows zero-day fix

The top priority for Microsoft's October 2017 Patch Tuesday goes to a Windows zero-day vulnerability, but IT should also beware of two publicly disclosed flaws.

CW500: A perfect storm – the cyber attack that hit Parliament

The former director of the Parliamentary Digital Service shares details and lessons learned from the cyber attack that hit UK parliament in June and explains why it was a “good experience”

DEFCON hopes voting machine hacking can secure systems

The first official report on voting machine hacking from DEFCON suggests the need for pen testing, basic security guidelines and cooperation from local and federal governments.

Arkadin unveils Cisco integrations for cloud telephony

In UC news, Arkadin announces integrations with Cisco Spark and WebEx that support cloud-based telephony, while Box unveils machine learning tools to digitize and automate workflows.

DOJ's 'responsible encryption' is the new 'going dark'

News roundup: The DOJ calls for 'responsible encryption' to comply with court orders. Plus, there's more bad cybersecurity news for banks, and Accenture data in AWS gets exposed.

Equifax website hack blamed on drive-by download attack

Security researchers find drive-by download attacks affecting both Equifax and TransUnion, but Equifax claims systems were not compromised in the website hack.

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