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Protect Your AWS Accounts with GuardDuty

Protect Your AWS Accounts with GuardDuty

Locking down an AWS environment isn’t really that if you know what threats you’re protecting against. You have services such as the Web Application Firewall, Security Groups, Network Access Control Lists, Bucket Policies and the list goes on. But many times you encounter threats from malicious attackers just trying to probe which vulnerabilities might exist… Continue Reading

Fill Your Skills Tank

Fill Your Skills Tank

Information Technology is a very difficult field to keep up with. Not only does computing power increase year after year, making the number of things we can do with computers increase, but drastic transformations always plague this industry. Complete paradigm shifts are a major part of our recent past such as mainframes, to client/server, to… Continue Reading

Woke to IT Age Discrimination

Age discrimination can be an issue in any industry, but this issue is something members of the information technology (IT) industry can specifically identify with. My goal for this post is just to shine some light on the topic and discuss whether or not there is an injustice happening in IT when you reach a… Continue Reading

Rubrik Acquires Datos IO

There is news in the backup world today. Rubrik has acquired startup company Datos IO. Who is Datos IO? Datos IO was founded in 2014 and focuses on copy data management of distributed scale out databases purpose built for the cloud. The reason Datos IO is different from the common backup solutions we’re accustomed to… Continue Reading

Commit to Infrastructure As Code

Commit to Infrastructure As Code

Over recent years, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) has become sort of a utopian goal of many organizations looking to modernize their infrastructure. The benefits to IaC have been covered many times so I won’t go into too much detail, but the highlights include: Reproducibility of an environment Reduction in deployment time Linking infrastructure deployments with… Continue Reading

New Opportunities in 2018

It’s the beginning of a whole new year. Hopefully you’ve gotten some time off recently to recharge your batteries a bit, before heading back to the grind. While you’re getting back into the ol’ routine, maybe this is a good time to consider whether or not that routine is still worthwhile? Are you Happy With… Continue Reading

AWS DeepLens – The Nuclear Weapon of Privacy

AWS DeepLens – The Nuclear Weapon of Privacy

Today at AWS re:INVENT, Amazon had several new product announcements which is not uncommon for the company but one in-particular raised several eyebrows. Amazon has been working very hard to make machine learning much easier for people to use. Typically, understanding machine learning has taken great expertise and a relatively small number of people even… Continue Reading

Baseball: The Sport for Geeks

Baseball: The Sport for Geeks

Geeks and sports just don’t mix. Well, thats not really true, but seems to be the stereotype that I’m accustomed to hearing. If you’re good with computers, or like science, then you probably don’t get, or don’t like sports. But here’s another crass generalization that I’ll make with absolutely no statistics to back it up:… Continue Reading

ServiceNow Streamlines Operations

ServiceNow Streamlines Operations

We focus a lot of time talking about public cloud and provisioning. Infrastructure as code has changed the way in which we can deploy our workloads and how our teams are structured. We’re even allowing other teams to deploy their own workloads through our cloud management portals. But some things haven’t changed all that much.… Continue Reading