Google recently started the Credential Holder Directory initiative for Google Cloud Certified Professionals. Google Cloud Certifications are around for a while, but Google didn’t have a centralized listing of certified professionals in the past. With the Credential Holder Directory initiative, Google gives an option for professionals to maintain their own personal directories with all relevant… Continue reading Credential Holder Directories for Google Cloud Certified Professionals
Started using Brave browser recently. I am quite impressed with the security features. Now a days it is my browser of choice for reading several news and entertainment sites. It limits the eye-catching distractions that are otherwise irksome. I like the way shields work and I often control the security settings either at global level… Continue reading Brave Browser
Details about the linux kernel architecture session at SRKR Engineering college, Bhimavaram.
IPv6 is finally gaining some momentum, thanks to support from several public cloud vendors and data center players in the recent months. Beyond the infrastructure players, the slow migration of several ISPs and corporations towards IPv6 is evident in Google’s IPv6 traffic statistics: Hovering around 13%, the adoption rate is impressive in the recent months… Continue reading IPv6 on AWS
Android One is the best choice for ensuring that the IT stack on a BYOD device is well managed. This article discusses the need and benefits.
The perimeter of an enterprise has been its LAN and WAN for quite a number of years. The popularity of VPN based remote access did extend the definition of an enterprise’s perimeter to the remote presence of its employees, albeit for short bursts of time more often than not. As trends like Cloud based services… Continue reading Identity as the Perimeter
Driverless cars are no longer a fantasy. Despite being far from general purpose use, this technology is evolving leaps and bounds, thanks to players like Google and Tesla making steady progress on this technology. As the technology evolves and enters into public life, several legal and moral issues are going to crop up. The recent… Continue reading Driverless Cars: Moral and Legal Considerations
When people talk about security, they often picture confidentiality and integrity in their mind. However, the role of availability is equally important while defining the security. In fact, the term security is defined as a combination of confidentiality, integrity and availability by major standards and certifications. There is a quote on a lighter tone in… Continue reading Availability is a fundamental requirement of Security
Here is a short description of the scenario I was working on. I am using a standard AWS AMI to run tomcat (tomcat7, to be specific.) The default configuration of AWS AMIs (and many other off-the-shelf unix based servers) is such that tomcat (or any other program that runs with a non-superuser credentials) can’t bind… Continue reading authbind vs iptables on AWS
In contrast with other essential elements of human life like death and taxes, the history of insurance has been very short. However, in terms of evolution, the concept of insurance has been constantly changing and continuously embracing new domains. Insurance of properties, life, health, beauty, athletic talent and limbs are very trivial now. Data insurance,… Continue reading Data Insurance: to Limelight and Mainstream