Weekend Reads 010623

Undersea cables between the U. S. and Cuba have long been intertwined with politics.

People like to tout NIST’s SP 800-207 [Zero Trust Architecture] as the hot new thing, but the fact is, zero trust network models have been around for over a decade.

As Russian ground troops prepared to enter Ukraine in February 2021, Ukrainian governmental departments, online media organizations, financial firms, and hosting providers were slammed with a surge of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

Prosecutors said the five IT officials of the public administration department had failed to check the security of the system and update it with the most recent antivirus software.

What exactly is the edge? What makes something an edge appliance? These are trickier questions than you might think, and depending on who you ask — and honestly, what they’re trying to sell you — the answers can vary wildly.

You’ve likely been hearing about the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Authentication (WebAuthn) and considering whether you’re ready to implement it in your environment.

In this episode of PING, Luuk Hendricks and Willem Toorop from NLNet Labs discuss applying Express Data Path (XDP) to the DNS protocol.

A recent report spelled it out in stark detail. Across all industries, the average ransom paid is a hefty $812,360. Yet for manufacturing, that average skyrockets to a stunning $2,036,189 — about two and a half times the average.

This article is a continuation of a series that presents the Overlay Multilink Network Interface (OMNI) and Automatic Extended Route Optimization (AERO) services.

Quantum computing has a crucial weakness that may severely delay, if not kill outright, its chances of becoming a way of running algorithms that classical computers cannot handle: its susceptibility to noise.

Organizations tolerate all this complexity (and the delays and costs that come with it) since they see no alternative. But what if there was an easier way? I’ll examine the two fundamental shifts driving software development and IT operations and see why current processes are so cumbersome.

WhoisXML API’s IP intelligence now includes Regulatory Compliance IP Data Feeds available as separate IP geolocation and IP netblocks files.

While the vast majority of software in usage today doesn’t use a microservice architecture, it has been hailed as the best way to build “cloud native” software for almost a decade now.

Instead of jumping straight from a 32GB DIMM to a 64GB one, DDR5, for the first time, allows for half steps in memory density. You can now have DIMMs with 24GB, 48GB, 96GB, or more in capacity.

Integer factorization has been one of the most important foundations of modern information security.