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Cloud Security Alliance V3 Guidance and CCSK

Friday, December 9th, 2011

I'll have to watch this closely. As soon as I hear about the V3 CCSK exam, i'll need to jump right on it. udpate from Jim Reavis; I am sure many of you are wondering if the new version 3 of the guidance means we will have a new version of the ...

Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

"The issues and opportunities of cloud computing gained considerable notice in 2008 within the information security community. It was at a security practitioners' conference, the ISSA CISO Forum in Las Vegas, November 20, 2008, where the concept of the Cloud Security Alliance was born. ...

Two transitions, career and sport/fitness

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

Almost two months ago, I started a new job. I left Verizon Business at the end of last year. It was a good two years there, i learned a lot. Verizon do a lot of things right, but they have their faults too, mostly due to their massive size. ...

Cloud Computing

Friday, August 28th, 2009

I attended CloudCamp at Google HQ in Sydney last night. Interesting mix of attendees. Lots of discussion. "Cloud Computing", is a hot buzzword at the moment. Probably used most often by people who have no idea what it means. Some people use it and have AN idea, but its different to ...


Friday, July 24th, 2009

Whilst looking through the cartoon archive, I saw this. Very apt. This is a great summary of my experience being technical in a sales department.

Philosophical about virtualisation

Monday, May 4th, 2009

I stop and ponder things from time to time. Get philosophical about why we're all charging like lemmings after buzzwords without stopping to wonder why or if we're really going in the right direction. I've seen people end up in dead end careers because they were too near sighted. I ...

New sandbox PC

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

I bought a new PC recently to run virtual machines on.  Virtualisation is all the rage, so I've decided to play around with Xen and VMware.  It also gives me an easy way to play with numerous OSes without having to frig around with hardware. As GNS3 is to Cisco ...

SANS 2008

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

A little while ago I discovered that Verizon has annual training budget for employees to do work related courses of their choice.  Around that time I learned that SANS was holding one of their training events here in Sydney. I've always wanted to do a SANS course but the cost ...

Stepping Up

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

I started a new job at Verizon Business yesterday. My new role is a Solutions Engineer. I think this is the third major step up in my career. The first was getting my first sysadmin job at Optus, the next was the system integration job for Digicel. So far so good. ...