According to Roman philosophers, simplicity is the hallmark of truth. And yet, networks have become ever more complex over time. Why is this? Because complexity sells. In this short take, I talk about why complexity sells, and some of the mental habits you can use to overcome our natural tendency to prefer the complex.
One problem I’ve heard in the past is that much of the career advice given in the networking world is not practical. In this short take, I take this problem on, explaining why it might be more practical than it initially seems.
We often treat security as an absolute, “that which must be done, and done perfectly, or is of no value at all.” It’s time to take this myth head on, and think about how we should really think about security.
Is the seven-layer OSI model really all that useful any longer? Before you answer, it’s worth listening to my latest short take over at the Network Collective.