Jay Heiser

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SaaS Translation: What your Service Provider REALLY Means

by Jay Heiser  |  May 23, 2011  |  1 Comment

Its not surprising that as a technology approaches the top of the Hype Cycle, some of the vendors turn their Spin Cycle up to 11, which means there are going to be some disappointed buyers, especially those with high expectations for data encryption, and data recovery.

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20 years of phishing

by Jay Heiser  |  May 3, 2010  |  1 Comment

I was cleaning up some old notebooks (paper, not digital) this weekend, and found this diagram from a 1997 Powerpoint presentation (if you look carefully, you can see my ‘Excite’ starting page): Even before the generic term ‘firewall’ was consistently applied to apply to network perimeter security devices (which happened after 1994), military researchers had […]

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If you can’t stand the heat, get your cloud out of the kitchen

by Jay Heiser  |  February 9, 2010  |  Comments Off

A man walks into a physician’s office and says “Doctor, it hurts when I use my computer.” The physician replies, “then don’t use your computer.” A dumb old joke or a wise observation on human nature?  I receive several calls a week from people looking for the best practices on managing cloud computing security and […]

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Do We Need a Department of Internetland Security?

by Jay Heiser  |  February 8, 2010  |  Comments Off

I really do not want to see some new Department of Internet Security closing examining my privates every time I take a flight on the Internet.

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