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Posts from Date:   2012-11

Peter G. Neumann on Cloud Risks

by Jay Heiser  |  November 28, 2012

Anyone with a stake in the overall success of cloud computing should take a few minutes to read the recent NYT interview with Peter G. Neumann, a highly-respected computer security researcher who, now entering his 9th decade, continues to do ground breaking work on digital reliability. Commercial cloud computing creates new levels of urgency for […]

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How much emergency power does your home phone have?

by Jay Heiser  |  November 2, 2012

Our home telephone is totally dependent upon the electrical power grid, and a lead acid battery of unknown age is all that stands between us and total loss of external connectivity. Fiber to the home, which we’ve now had in 2 different houses, represents an opportunity for high speed, flexibility, and economics, providing a single […]

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