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  Hack for hire
Mirian A.  Queue 17(4): 41-60, 2019. Type: Article

Email accounts usually include large amounts of sensitive information, including passwords for other accounts, financial information, contacts’ information, business exchanges, and so on. Consequently, they make a valuable target for hackers...

Jan 29 2020  
  Introduction to high performance scientific computing
Chopp D.,  SIAM-Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA, 2019. 453 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611975-63-5)

Parallel programming has become commonplace in many application domains, from deep learning and other machine learning approaches to computer simulations and scientific computing. Scientific computing, understood as the use of numerical algorithms...

Jan 29 2020  
  Adapting financial technology standards to blockchain platforms
Bello G., Perez A.  ACMSE 2019 (Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Southeast Conference, Kennesaw, GA,  Apr 18-20, 2019) 109-116, 2019. Type: Proceedings

Financial technology (fintech) has become an important component of the finance, banking, and payment industry. Essential financial technologies include the various approaches for blockchain and smart contracts. In this paper, the authors investig...

Jan 28 2020  
  Cloud security auditing
Majumdar S., Madi T., Wang Y., Tabiban A., Oqaily M., Alimohammadifar A., Jarraya Y., Pourzandi M., Wang L., Debbabi M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 166 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030231-27-9)

Information technology (IT) systems auditing is important for good corporate governance, and essential where there is a need to formally demonstrate compliance with legislation and regulatory requirements. Information security management standards...

Jan 28 2020  
  Practice what you preach - building a capstone management system as undergraduate IT capstone projects
Li Z., Tian X., Li L., Yang M., Han M.  SIGITE 2019 (Proceedings of the 20th Annual SIG Conference on Information Technology Education, Tacoma, WA,  Oct 3-5, 2019) 126-131, 2019. Type: Proceedings

Career readiness, including nontechnical or soft skills, is vital to the successful completion of large projects. For information technology (IT) graduates wanting to participate in large-scale real-world projects, indicators of career readiness i...

Jan 27 2020  
Boon M., Levine G.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2018. 240 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262535-39-7)

In his book Outliers [1], Malcolm Gladwell repeatedly makes the claim that 10,000 hours of practice is necessary to achieve mastery of a skill, that is, 40 hours per week for five years (the minimal time and effort to complete a master̵...

Jan 27 2020  
  Software project estimation: intelligent forecasting, project control, and client relationship management
Dimitrov D.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2020. 136 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484250-24-2)

As a young computer science undergraduate, I learned that methodologies were being developed for software projects that would ensure success through the application of rigorous engineering practices. Forty years later, much work has been done on i...

Jan 27 2020  
  Coders: the making of a new tribe and the remaking of the world
Thompson C.,  Penguin Books, New York, NY, 2019. 448 pp. Type: Book (978-0-735220-56-0)

Programmers are among the most influential people who are quietly changing the world. Software is an inseparable part of human life in this modern world, and programmers are tinkering with programs, continuously influencing a specific set of peopl...

Jan 23 2020  
  Predicting students’ final degree classification using an extended profile
Al-Sudani S., Palaniappan R.  Education and Information Technologies 24(4): 2357-2369, 2019. Type: Article

Student retention is of great concern to higher education institutions, and a higher dropout rate may be reflected in the university’s reputation. Extensive studies have attempted to identify at-risk students in an attempt to reduce student ...

Jan 21 2020  
  Artificial psychology: psychological modeling and testing of AI systems
Crowder J., Carbone J., Friess S.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 169 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030170-79-0)

According to the authors, Dan Curtis proposed artificial psychology as a theoretical discipline in 1963 (p. 164). During the 56 years since, it can be expected to have broadly expanded in both complexity and overarching clarity; this book demonstr...

Jan 17 2020  
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