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DSC Weekly 14 May 2024


  • Once considered an afterthought, application security risk management is now an integral aspect of application development. The rise of cloud-native adoption and proliferation of microservices has enlarged the attack surface, requiring elevated security measures. Service mesh technologies and API gateways emerge as pivotal solutions, streamlining communication, enhancing reliability, and fortifying security. Join the Advancing Application Security Practices Summit to discover how to bolster your security posture, exploring ways to mitigate security vulnerabilities, manage risks, and fortify against cyberattacks.
  • Zero trust adoption has surged in recent years, driven by two main factors: 1). A wave of high-profile data breaches that highlighted the need for enhanced cybersecurity strategies and 2). The COVID-19 pandemic created the need for remote access technologies beyond VPN. While the zero trust model can be highly beneficial, it does have some challenges. That’s why making zero trust cybersecurity as effective as possible starts by understanding its challenges. In the upcoming The Zero Trust Journey: From Concept to Implementation summit, industry leaders, experts and practitioners provide resources and recommendations to help you build a zero trust framework.

Top Stories

  • Zero Trust Architecture and AI
    May 13, 2024
    by Dan Wilson
    During this very special 6th episode of the AI Think Tank Podcast, I had the honor to speak with Patrick Stingley, a seasoned data scientist and enterprise architect for the U.S. government, currently associated with the Bureau of Land Management. His decades of experience in various sectors of government service have endowed him with an intricate understanding of information technology, particularly within the realm of artificial intelligence (AI) and data security.
  • GenAI Creativity Exercise: Beyond Mere Productivity
    May 11, 2024
    by Bill Schmarzo
    Senior management seems infatuated with leveraging Generative AI (GenAI) to improve productivity. While productivity improvements are “nice,” they don’t necessarily equate to better, more effective, or more relevant outcomes. Focusing your GenAI initiatives on improving productivity is missing the more significant economic opportunity: the opportunity to leverage GenAI and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in general to create new sources of customer, product, service, and operational value.
  • Evaluating the impact of data analytics on user experience design in SaaS platforms
    May 9, 2024
    by Rob Turner
    The SaaS market is well established, with revenues predicted to top $282 billion this year, and strong annual growth expected to continue. This puts the emphasis on ensuring that user experience (UX) design is honed and refined as much as possible, as platforms which fall flat here can expect competitors to siphon off users in vast volumes.


  • Unleashing a new era of investment banking through the power of AI
    May 14, 2024
    by Aileen Scott
    Investment banking has become more prevalent, and AI is expected to revolutionize financial transactions. AI’s increasing power has made it a force in all industries, not just the finance sector. AI has revolutionized investment banking day-to-day activities, from automated trading to customer service automation.
  • Integrating microservices with legacy systems through API management
    May 13, 2024
    by Ovais Naseem
    In software architecture, the shift towards microservices has become a dominant trend. Microservices offer agility, scalability, and resilience, making them an attractive choice for modernizing IT infrastructures. However, many organizations grapple with the challenge of integrating microservices with their existing legacy systems.
  • Empowering businesses to make informed decisions
    May 13, 2024
    by Ovais Naseem
    In today’s data-driven business landscape, data quality enables organizations to make informed decisions. Data quality tools are pivotal in ensuring that businesses have access to accurate, reliable, and consistent data. By leveraging these tools, organizations can enhance their decision-making processes, improve operational efficiency, and establish a competitive advantage in the market.
  • Future of track and trace solutions for supply chain management
    May 9, 2024
    by Manoj Kumar
    Supply chain track and trace solutions is a system used to cover the inflow of goods from the point of origin to the point of destination. This system has revolutionized the way businesses manage their supply chain operations.
  • DSC Weekly 7 May 2024
    May 7, 2024
    by Scott Thompson
    Read more of the top articles from the Data Science Central community.