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The ground breaking FCC ruling on Net Neutrality has continued to stir the debate on whether corporations or the government should be in charge of regulating the use of the internet. Last week The Wall Street Journal published an article by Holman W. Jenkins: The Gigabit Distraction. This article m...

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IWL Quarterly Update: Winter 2015

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IWL products were selected for the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals in Pomona, CA in June 2015.

DARPA announced in June 2014, that the DRC Finals would have a different structure than the Trials. In particular, Communications will be further degraded and intermittent forcing the robots to act mor...

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IWL Quarterly Update: Spring 2015

Posted by Lisa Patel /

We have had an exciting Spring! There is so much more in the works! Read on to see our latest news and events.

Chris Wellens on Testing Communications

Testing Communications in the Connected Car

On May 12, 2015 IWL’s CEO Chris Wellens presented to the Silicon Valley Automotive Open Source Meetup on the campus of Mentor Graphics to...

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Microsoft and Google disagree about the mechanics, reporting, and resolution of bug disclosures. They are not the only ones with this disagreement. According to Ars Technica, the security community has two schools of thought on this issue:

(1) Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD)

Flaws a...

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PCI Compliance = Poor Security

Posted by Lisa Patel /

Wired‘s recent article on “The 10 Biggest Bank Card Hacks” discussed the role of PCI Compliance. PCI is the Payment Card Industry security standard introduced in 2005. Even though the companies involved in these breaches were “certified PCI compliant”, multiple times, the breaches still occurred....

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IWL Quarterly Update: Spring 2014

Posted by Lisa Patel /

Dear Friend of IWL,

Here’s your latest updates from IWL:

New Echo Server for Maxwell Pro TCP Test Environment

Instrument a TCP or UDP stack so that it responds to input streams in minutes, not hours. The new Echo Server provides support for Windows, OS X, Linux, and BSD systems.

The latest C...

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IWL Quarterly Update: Fall 2014

Posted by Lisa Patel /

Revision 19 of Mini Maxwell and Maxwell G is now in BETA

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Stop Using SSL! Here’s Why …

Posted by Lisa Patel /

The revelation of the POODLE vulnerability demonstrated that SSL 3.0 should be disabled and removed from any products that still contain it. Companies taking this step include Twitter, Apple, EBay, Mozilla Firefox, Google, and PayPal.

When will others make the change to TLS 1.2?

Should they be...

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Do We Need A U.S. Department Of Code?

Posted by Lisa Patel /

Since the Heartbleed bug was exposed in April, one thing has become apparent: the underlying infrastructure of the Internet—and the applications and services that rely on open source projects like SSL and TLS to operate—are extremely vulnerable. And now, many network professionals believe that the o...

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Some Thoughts About Networking For Game Developers

Posted by Lisa Patel /

An early draft of this blog post was inadvertently posted to Reddit; it was not appropriate for that site. However, since this occurred, we have taken the opportunity to revise the post for a wider audience and to clarify misunderstandings and correct errors from that draft version.

Joost van Dong...

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Right now an increasing number of developers are deploying their applications via the cloud. In fact, Gartner predicts that the world-wide public cloud services market will reach an astonishing $287 billion by 2017.

Unfortunately, many application developers are jumping head first into the cloud...

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