Happy New Year: Take a walk down memory lane with us as we recap our favorite posts of 2019.
We stare into our crystal ball to see what’s coming in 2020 in IT news. We have a startling new acquisition, a successful IPO, and a declining infrastructure stalwart in our view. Be sure to read the full article for all the juicy prognostication.
Less than 10% of cloud data is encrypted at rest. With CCPA coming soon, what does that mean for your company if you violate the act and it comes back to haunt you? How can you be sure your data is worthless to thieves? Tom Hollingsworth sits down with Ed Yu of StrongSalt and discusses their new Open Privacy API, which is designed to combat the difficulty of implementing encryption properly.
How can you detect intruders once they’ve already penetrated your perimeter? They key to finding your interlopers is to detect their movement. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Confluera, a new startup that can help you find what you’re hunting for.
Anyone who thinks that VMware is still all about vSphere hasn’t been paying attention over the last few years. VMware understands that developers are driving much of the innovation in enterprise IT and is invested in helping operations and infrastructure teams deliver the experience that will drive innovation.
Gina Rosenthal is coming to Tech Field Day 20, so let’s get to know her!
Greg Ferro is coming to TFD20. He’s a dear friend who has attended Field Day events since the very beginning. Most people are familiar with Greg, but for those who aren’t, let’s get to know him!
If you ever meet an IT professional who says they have never had an infrastructure outage in their career, they are either lying or in the first week of their career. Outages are inevitable and the true measure of an IT practitioner is how quickly they can recover from an outage and how well they can minimize the impact of an outage on the business they support.
The root of Tech Field Day came from open-minded marketing and PR folks willing to connect with independent technical influencers on our own terms. The idea came from “blogger days” held by companies like HP. But the real inspiration came from the delegates themselves, who needed a way to connect with companies that respected their independence. Without the faith of both the sponsors and the delegates, we never would have gotten Tech Field Day off the ground!
How can modern SecOps teams hope to overcome the deluge of information streaming in every second? Perhaps a little context from machine learning? Tom Hollingsworth spoke with SecBI at Black Hat 2019 and has an overview of how their solution can help.