security policies

SOA Rebranded as Cloud Computing Services

August 18th, 2010

Just have to love some marketing folks and analysts that jump to the latest buzz word and extol the differences, benefits, pitfalls, fear, uncertainty and doubt.   There have recently been some press releases concerning cloud computing concepts and technology that seems to have been lifted from previous Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) overviews from the same vendors. 

Safe choices drive security policies

December 9th, 2008

Working in many companies as an IT consultant allows me to see a broader spectrum of policies, business justifications and processes than many of the clients I work with, especially if they have been with their company for many years.  One of the more vexing notions that continue to surface in different forms is making