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March 2018 Node Security Releases

March 22nd, 2018

Summary The Node.js project will be releasing new versions for each of its supported release lines on, or shortly after, the 27th of March, 2018 (UTC). These releases will incorporate a number of security fixes and will also likely include an upgraded version of OpenSSL. Inclusions OpenSSL 1.0.2o The OpenSSL team have announced that OpenSSL…

Drupal 7 and 8 core highly critical release on March 28th, 2018 PSA-2018-001

March 21st, 2018

Advisory ID: DRUPAL-PSA-2018-001 Project: Drupal Core Version: 7.x, 8.x Date: 2018-March-21 Description There will be a security release of Drupal 7.x, 8.3.x, 8.4.x, and 8.5.x on March 28th 2018 between 18:00 – 19:30 UTC, one week from the publication of this document, that will fix a highly critical security vulnerability. The Drupal Security Team urges…

Chrome 66 Beta: CSS Typed Object Model, Async Clipboard API, AudioWorklet

March 21st, 2018

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome Beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. View a complete list of the features in Chrome 66 on ChromeStatus. The ImageBitmap Rendering Context for <canvas> Historically, rendering an image to a canvas has involved first creating an <img> tag and…

The fight against illegal deforestation with TensorFlow

March 21st, 2018

Editor’s Note: Rainforest Connection is using technology to protect the rainforest. Founder and CEO Topher White shares how TensorFlow, Google’s open-source machine learning framework, aids in their efforts. For me, growing up in the 80s and 90s, the phrase “Save the Rainforest” was a directive that barely progressed over the years. The appeal was clear,…

#LetsGuide: Someone out there needs a guide like you

March 21st, 2018

There are at least seven kinds of Local Guides who share their knowledge on Google Maps. And there are many more reasons that people in the Local Guides community help others discover the right places in cities around the world. Our #LetsGuide campaign shows what our Local Guides are into, from the dog parks they photograph…

Helping G Suite customers stay secure with new proactive phishing protections and management controls

March 21st, 2018

Security tools are only effective at stopping threats if they are deployed and managed at scale, but getting everyone in your organization to adopt these tools ultimately hinges on how easy they are to use. It’s for this reason that G Suite has always aimed to give IT admins simpler ways to manage access, control…

New ways to secure businesses in the cloud

March 21st, 2018

From collaboration tools that accelerate productivity to platforms that spur innovation, to AI-powered tools that drive better customer insights, the cloud is increasingly where we turn to transform businesses. It’s also where an increasing number of enterprises are turning to help protect their data and stay secure. As Urs shared earlier this week, it’s been…

Supporting the growth of an Intelligent Taiwan

March 21st, 2018

In 2006, we set up our first office in Taiwan with just one employee. I had the honor of being that first employee. In the 12 years since then, we have grown our team to more than 2,000 employees, built a data center and opened a Google Cloud region. Our most rewarding expansion has been…

Early explorations with ARCore 1.0

March 20th, 2018

We recently launched ARCore 1.0 to give developers the ability to build powerful augmented reality apps that make your phone’s camera smarter. It works on over 100 million Android devices, on more than a dozen different device models, so now more people can use AR to interact with the world in inspiring new ways. While…

Furthering our New York investment

March 20th, 2018

It’s been 18 years since Google NYC first established our single-person sales “office” in a Starbucks on 86th St. After moving from 86th St to a more official space in Times Square, we settled into our current home at111 8th Ave in 2006. It’s been eight years since we purchased the building but not before…