Keith Ward is a veteran technology journalist. He's been covering the IT space for nearly 20 years, and was the founding editor of Virtualization & Cloud Review magazine. He's also served as editor-in-chief for Redmond magazine and TechNet magazine, and worked in IT in the early Cretaceous Period.
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Network Interface Cards, or NICs, are like car tires: they rarely get any attention, but they’re absolutely essential for operation. It’s easy to even forget they’re attached, since they’re so fundamentally basic—until something goes wrong. When that happens with your tires, your car stops… Read More
“All of the work that’s done to secure assets is great, but all it takes is exploiting the weakest link in the chain.” That’s the governing philosophy as expressed by Elisity CEO James Winebrenner, and it’s why Elisity focuses on the “zero trust model.” “Zero trust” is a hot ind… Read More
Connected devices, including traditional IT, Internet of Things (IoT), and Operational Technologies (OT), are proliferating at a mind-boggling rate. That can be useful, but it also comes with significant risk: many of these devices are essentially invisible on your network. That means you don’t kn… Read More
The Cofense website has this startling statistic: 90% of security breaches start with an email phishing attempt. That should make you sit up and take notice. In this “Spotlight Series” video, ActualTech Media Partner David Davis chats with Keith Ibarguen, chief product officer, Cofense, about… Read More
Edge computing is, of course, a form of cloud computing. But it can be helpful in a way to think of edge computing as the polar opposite of cloud computing. And understanding that can be a big help in grasping what Avassa is trying to do with its edge platform. Avassa presented at Tech Field Day… Read More
Remember when storage was simple? It was in a single location, and was physical, either inside a server or as a separate device like a SAN or NAS. Map the device to the storage and off you went. And that location didn’t vary: the same storage was in the same place. It had its challenges, of cou… Read More