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Fads, FUDs and Data Lakes

by Joerg Fritsch  |  August 8, 2014

In short, this blog entry is about using innovation. I am quite surprised by the amount of discussion going on around Data Lakes at the moment. Somehow these arguments are...

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Laurel and Hardy doing DevOps?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  June 6, 2014

What I love about Laurel and Hardy is that they are two of these extremely seldom silent movie stars that had found their voice by the end of the 20's...

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Hadoop Summit EU 2014

by Joerg Fritsch  |  April 4, 2014

I wanted to blog about some impressions and personal notes that I made during the EU Hadoopsummit. First impression: it was a huge grab-bag and lots of fun. Vendors and...

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New reserach on dealing with data center servers

by Joerg Fritsch  |  April 1, 2014

Finally my new research note about data center server security is being published. The research note covers all safeguards that are installed locally on a computing node in order to...

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Where are the information security hoodies?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  February 24, 2014

About half a year ago I sat in a presentation of my colleague Frank Buytendijk who said that one of the facets of this Big Data thing is the conflict between the "hoodies" and...

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Look ma no perimeter!

by Joerg Fritsch  |  February 16, 2014

In October 2013 I was very surprised when I read that the Jericho Forum had declared success and chose to “sunset”. A statement published by The Open Group ( declares...

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Deception cont'd: How to defend yourself against semantic attacks?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  February 11, 2014

A large number of attacks need successful spear phishing as necessary precursor. To me spear phishing falls into the larger group of "semantic attacks". For example, semantic attacks can deceive...

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What information security can learn from Big Data

by Joerg Fritsch  |  January 27, 2014

An other movie that I like very much is the film "Minority Report" from the year 2002. --Made approximately half a decade before AWS EC2 had opened its portals. In...

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