What’s The Story of the OpenSSL Hack?
As we discuss in Learning Tree’s Cloud Security Essentials course, the cloud is based on open-source technology. And, if you are developing your own solutions, as you do in PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) cloud settings, you should use carefully tested and trusted open-source components. The OpenSSL project provides […]
Want Safe Cloud-Based E-Mail? I’m Avoiding Web Mail.
I was reminded of some cloud security issues recently while helping family restore their e-mail connectivity. Where they live, Frontier is pretty much the only practical choice for landline phones plus high-speed Internet. Their performance is quite good, and I have found them to have the most technically savvy customer service of any major provider […]
What is the Most Dangerous Code in the World?
It seems to be the software that we’re all relying on to protect our financial transactions and other critical network communications. One of the main points of the first chapter of Learning Tree’s Cloud Security Essentials course is that it is very difficult to design and implement secure software. The course demonstrates this with a […]