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Happy holidays! Look next next week for our latest blog post. In the meantime, we finished our SaaS use cases series — did you catch it all? See our first post on the topic for links to all other parts of the series.
SaaS Product Updates
- Microsoft has a neural network text-to-speech product for you to try out. It sounds pretty good. But when will this be good enough for turning any book into an audiobook? Asking for a friend
- What were the big open source projects in 2018? GitHub shares their insights and stats from across the platform.
- If you’re on call and have to respond to incidents anyway, this PagerDuty mobile app seems like it could save you some time. Still no cure for being on call though
Tips and Tricks
- Tired of the typical gift exchanges at work? Try setting it all up in Slack! No, really, they have a whole guide for it.
- Have you forgotten all about Chromebooks? Well, it’s a cool choice for a kids’ laptop with robust parental controls. And for the kids, it’s a nice challenge to find a workaround!
- “194 years of downtime” and other cool stats around incident response in 2018. Meanwhile, it only FELT like your downtime added up to 194 years in 2018.
- G Suite releases a security center update that features CUSTOM CHARTS! Slow down Google this is all too much! Oh, and the Gmail incident reports seem cool.
- Apparently Exxon has a surprisingly low security risk score. At least we know BEFORE their inevitable breach. Also, did you know FICO does security risk scores for companies??
- 5 cloud security trends for 2019. The good news? If you work in cloud security, you’ll definitely still have a job.
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