Just a quick reminder that it's the Cloud Computing Expo next week in Prague
and my session is on The Darker Sides of Cloud Computing: Security and
Availability. Cloud computing is definitely the buzzword for 2009 and so it
will be great to hear other peoples' opinions along with some ...
Symantec Security Response has identified yet another two web browser
attacks, one on Microsoft Internet Explorer and the other on Firefox. Two
weeks ago we reported the Microsoft Video Streaming Active X control
vulnerability, which can be exploited mostly through the older but still
widely used versions of Internet Explorer ...
... Or something more disturbing? So, Wikipedia is finally closing its doors
to unrestricted editing, why? Well because it was being abused - and the
reputation of the site was falling. When the Internet first came on the
scene, the data was 'good', because the people who used it, wanted ...
Guy Bunker's Blog
In the last couple of weeks of 2008, IT departments and CIOs need to think
carefully about the cloud and how it can be used within their organizations -
ahead of the business units. Develop, distribute and educate staff on
policies around Information Protection and data loss prevention. Put a
process together to rapidly respond to requests for new services which live
in the cloud.
We live in uncertain economic times where money is tough… but the cloud and
more importantly, services within the cloud appears to offer value for money.
You pay for what you use and s... (more)
SANs, NAS, iSCSI, virtualization, in-band, out-of-band, the terminology seems
never ending when it comes to storage and what's worse, no one will tell you
what's best. Unfortunately, it's not that simple. The advent of SANs and the
introduction of new technology has increased the number of options available,
but there are no clear guidelines as to which one to use and when. There
isn't a silver bullet or golden configuration that is good for everyone; the
solution has to be tailored to the specific environment. But all is not lost.
There has been a lot written about storage and s... (more)