GDPR: What You Need to Know and Do
GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation takes effect next May. It’s an EU regulation. However, everyone must comply with it or else suffer heavy financial penalties and risk criminal prosecution. What Is GDPR? Simply put, the GDPR requires strong protection of personal privacy of people in the EU. Violations can lead to crippling fines, […]
Functions as a Service (FaaS) – A New Cloud Computing Model
Cloud computing is often divided into three models: IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), SaaS (Software as a Service), and PaaS (Platform as a Service). FaaS (Functions as a Service) is the new kid in town. Cloud Models IaaS is a cloud model where the provider supplies a complete infrastructure: virtual machines, virtual networks and potentially […]
What’s Happening To The CompTIA Security+ Exam?
I recently taught Learning Tree’s CompTIA Security+ test-prep course and a student asked a question I couldn’t answer. This wasn’t a technical question. If it had been, I would have known the answer or else I could have found it. But he asked: “Look, I do desktop support. I help set up and move desktop […]
Android User Interface Testing with AWS Device Farm – Part 1
I often get asked about automated testing of user interfaces of Android applications. Amazon released a service on AWS called Device Farm to support user interface (UI) testing, this seems to be a good time to take a look. UI testing can be immensely frustrating due to it’s inherent fragility. It often seems that as […]
What in the World is Docker?
It seems that a lot of people are talking about Docker at the moment. Interestingly though, it seems that relatively few people understand what Docker actually is and when it should be used. As I’ve been working with it recently, I thought I’d share a few of my incites to help lift the veil and […]