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INTERVIEW: SiliconAngle “TheCube” on IT Security in Healthcare
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Problem to Solve: Hospitals combat rising denial-of-service attacks with network triage I had the privilege to be interviewed by SilconANGLE “theCUBE” regarding the many challenges in IT security in Healthcare. In a nutshell, the session highlights the challenges and safety … Continue reading

COVID-19: A lesson in being Grateful?
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Problem to Solve: The COVID-19 virus has affected much of our lives. What can I do to help? While the very serious COVID-19 outbreak has seemingly been non-stop bad news and affecting lives everywhere, it has taught me something very … Continue reading

Old MacDonald had a Farm .. E-I-E-IoT
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Problem to Solve: My company has invested in an IoT platform. For such a vast network of data collection, how can we assure service delivery and performance for the whole platform? So what does an old school nursery rhyme have … Continue reading

Cloud, Security, and Service Triage
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  Are you deploying a private or public cloud solution or maybe in the planning stages? Of course you are. Or if you’re not, someone within your organization may already have started! In this particular blog posting, I will focus … Continue reading

SIEM Bat Time .. SIEM Bat Channel (Hacktivism #8)
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Problem to Solve: How can we integrate our Cybersecurity SIEM with data from our Application and Network Performance Management solutions? For those of us with a little “gray in our hair” will remember the end of the ORIGINAL Batman series … Continue reading

Service Assurance in the Cloud
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In my last article, I spoke of seeking advice and almost portrayed a level of caution when approaching cloud. The reality of the matter is, we all want what the cloud promises, an easier and more profitable platform for delivering services at … Continue reading

Cloud is A Modern Day Gold Rush
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I absolutely love my job, and obviously have no qualms about telling people about it! On a daily basis, I help people solve complex business problems. Sometimes those business problems are rooted in human nature, not technology. When human nature … Continue reading

Would Homer Simpson Protect Virtualized Servers? (Hacktivism #5)
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Problem to Solve:   What can we do to protect our Virtualized Server Infrastructure and Application Services against Hacktivism?   OK, I don’t know exactly what Homer Simpson thinks about virtualized servers, but do have a guess on his reaction. 🙂   So the … Continue reading

Protect the Critical Applications (Hacktivism #3)
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Problem to Solve: What can we do to protect our organization from Hacktivism, specifically in the area of protecting our Critical Application Services? Have your business critical application services ever become “unavailable”? We have all had this happen at one … Continue reading

Fundamental Methods for Identifying and Mitigating DoS Attacks
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Problem to Solve:  How can we best identify and mitigate Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks? Everyday, service providers and large enterprises are victims of denial of service (DoS) attacks. Over the last few years, Sony and Microsoft couldn’t deliver gaming … Continue reading