Tag Archives: risk

Continuous Everything

Earlier this week, a really smart architect and I were evaluating various methods for managing software code changes, bug fixes, releases and major features. We both were in agreement with the primary direction, a popular one in nimble companies. Have a primary … Continue reading

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Don’t Defer the Problem, Resolve It!

I have been pondering this article for quite some time, then came across a great similar quote from Bryan Cantrill: “Don’t just reboot it, goddamn it! Debug it!” Since Bryan always is a great speaker, watch it here. Time and time … Continue reading

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Agile Advertising

Friday I had lunch with a friend who does marketing for a pharmaceutical company. He described to me the process by which he manages major ads. “Ads are very expensive,” says he. “First you have to develop the concept, which can be $10,000 or … Continue reading

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Change Control in the Cloud

“We made a small change and it brought down our customers for 4 hours.”  – colleague “Network issues caused outage” – GoDaddy “A configuration error… caused days of downtime.” – Amazon “Facebook was down… for 2.5 hours.” – Facebook Every one … Continue reading

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Security Spending: Part II, the Good Tower

Today, we present the second guest post in the series by Ted Lloyd, editor of OnlineCISO. Yesterday, we explored why security spending need not be a bottomless pit, and how yesterday’s tools, such as antivirus, can be evaluated using familiar risk management methodologies. Where … Continue reading

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