Threat Modeling Simplified

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by Sari Greene I cringe each time I hear the oft repeated declarations that “every company will be compromised” and that “it isn’t a matter of if, but when”. These statements are the basis of the FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) driven cyber sales machine. What is closer to the truth is that Internet connected… Read more »

Fun with Docker Swarm

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What is Docker Swarm? https://docs.docker.com/swarm/ Docker Swarm is native clustering for Docker. It allows you create and access to a pool of Docker hosts using the full suite of Docker tools. With the increased attention of containerization and microservices, Docker is an obvious choice for development and perhaps production. How can an Infrastructure team leverage shared… Read more »

What Every Business Needs to Know About Cyber Security Now

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By Neil Ford Neil Ford writes about all aspects of information security for IT Governance Ltd, the international provider of best-practice information security solutions.    According to IBM/Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis, the average global cost of a data breach is now US$3.79 million. Although high-profile cybersecurity incidents affecting large… Read more »

Dig into National Cyber Security Awareness Month with these Safari Titles

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In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015, we have put together a list of some of the newest and most popular security titles available in Safari.     Abusing the Internet of Things by Nitesh Dhanjani The Internet of Things is growing everyday and the potential threats that can affect a future with millions of… Read more »

4 Questions with Martin Ford, author of “Rise of the Robots,” on the Future of Work and Learning

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Tim O’Reilly recently challenged us to ask “WTF?” or “What’s the future of work?” As Tim writes, “We need a focused, high-level conversation about the deep ways in which computers and their ilk are transforming how we do business, how we work, and how we live.” Martin Ford, author of the New York Times science bestseller, Rise… Read more »

New to VXLAN? Learn Why Multicast Might Be Right For You

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By Ron Fuller Ron Fuller is a staff engineer in the Network and Security Business Unit (NSBU) focused on NSX for VMware. He has 21 years of experience in the industry, and has held certifications from Cisco, VMware, Novell, HP, Microsoft, ISC2, and SNIA. His new video series “IP Multicast Fundamentals” is now available in Safari…. Read more »

Three Questions for the authors of “The Architecture of Privacy”

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As we approach National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we kick off our Author Q&A series with Courtney Bowman, John K Grant and Ari Gesher, who along with Daniel Slate, authored The Architecture of Privacy, published this month by O’Reilly Media. In this practical guide, the authors describe how software teams can make privacy-protective features a core… Read more »

The Business of Renewable Energy in a Digital World

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by Laura Ippen Laura Ippen is a consultant with Sustainable Business Consulting, a firm that helps organizations realize the business value of sustainability. She works with organizations to fully integrate sustainability into their operations to enhance environmental and social impact, improve financial performance and strengthen brand value. You’re looking to cut your company’s energy use… Read more »

IP Addressing for Documentation

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By Brad Edgeworth Brad Edgeworth, CCIE No. 31574 (R&S & SP), has been with Cisco since 2011 as Systems Engineer and Technical Leader. Formerly a network architect and consultant for various Fortune® 500 companies, his 18 years of IT experience includes extensive architectural and operational work in enterprise and service provider environments. IP Addressing for… Read more »