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Archives for March, 2012


New Academic Paper on Melting Clouds

by Jay Heiser  |  March 23, 2012  |  1 Comment

Researcher Bryan Ford takes a nuanced approach, explaining that the idea of cloud service instability is speculative and forward-looking, but given the increasing reliance on public cloud computing, this is an area that deserves research attention now.

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We lost a giant this week

by Jay Heiser  |  March 20, 2012  |  Comments Off

It is not an exaggeration to say that virtually all IT security specialists owe the late Hal Tipton a debt of gratitude for helping set the stage of their careers.

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Yes, we CAN be arrested

by Jay Heiser  |  March 16, 2012  |  Comments Off

Earlier this week, the Guardian reported the arrest of Mark Hanna, News International’s head of security.  While details are vague, it appears to be the case that the UK justice system is accusing him of criminal offenses in regards to the ongoing phone hacking scandal at News of the World. Articles by the IT trade […]

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