JAVA: How Oracle’s Business As Usual Is Threatening to Kill Java. Oracle’s silence about Java EE has brought developer community distrust to a fever pitch. Read the rest

JAVASCRIPT: Blocking JavaScript Can Stop Some Windows Malware. Email attachments are probably the most common mechanism for infecting a Windows computer. As potential victims get wise to the tried and true infection schemes, bad guys have a relatively new wrinkle — the attached malicious file is JavaScript. JavaScript, or more correctly in this case, JScript files, are plain text files that end in “.js.” Find out more

jQUERY: Long-awaited jQuery 3.0 Brings Slim Build. The jQuery team has unveiled the long-awaited 3.0 release, bringing a new slimmed-down option as well as major new features, improvements, and bug fixes. Read more

RUBY-ON-RAILS: Ruby on Rails-style Development Comes to Apple’s Swift. The Swifton framework shares the model-view-controller development pattern with Rails. Read more


NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems June 2016

IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.

BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.


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