Software Defined Networking (SDN) at a very basic level is a way to separate the decision about where data is sent from the network infrastructure. Effectively, the data plane and the control plane become independent of one another. My interest lies in the security of SDN, an area that is very new, has not been […]
Perfect forward secrecy (PFS), is something that has been around for a while. It has recently been making much quicker development and deployment progress in the security community as a result of the bulk collection of Internet Data being done by Governments. PFS is an effective counter-measure to this type of behaviour. PFS guards against […]
Working in security at a financial institution you will be involved with PCI (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard). Now, I like many have my personal opinions on PCI, what I think works well, what does not work well and I’ll keep those thoughts for future posts except to say that I do not believe […]
As the 2013 year came to a close there was the typical increase in human resource tasks to be completed. Final performance reviews needed to be completed for everyone. For me these resulted in reflecting on the year, what was completed well, what could have been done better. It is also a time where many […]
I happened upon this article that predicts the decline of I.T. in India. What caught me was the author’s rational: With the advent of tablets, apps, and cloud computing, users have direct access to better technology than their IT departments can provide them. They can download cheap, elegant, and powerful apps on their IPads that […]
I enjoyed this video by Jean-Louis Nguyen. Goodbye 2013! Welcome 2014!