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Cloud Computing Privacy

The lighter side of the cloud

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Billy Rios here. I’m giving a talk this week along with Nate McFeters entitled, “Sharing the Cloud with Your Enemy.” It’s a fun, realistic talk on security in the cloud. Why cloud computing? Cloud computing, software as a service, infrastructure as a service, platform as a service… with so many different terms and so much hype, this cloud computing stuff can be confusing and understanding security in the cloud can be even more confusing!

Babel Hacking

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Hello world! Remember Mad Libs? How about Scrabble, when you’d try making up words that sound legit just to be de-bluffed by your friend. Playing these games provides endless hours of fun with words and letters. In software and the Internet, words, letters, and text are everything. Whether you’re up in the cloud, down in the code, or consuming the content—written language is the information that’s central to it all.

Can we secure cloud computing? Can we afford not to?

Monday, September 28, 2009

There have been many disruptive innovations in the history of modern computing, each of them in some way impacting how we create, interact with, deliver, and consume information. The platforms and mechanisms used to process, transport, and store our information likewise endure change, some in subtle ways and others profoundly.