A Cloud First IT Career

I have been working in IT for over 20 years now with a broad background that began in programming with client and server-side web development (JavaScript, Java Servlets/JSP, and PHP) and quickly moved into systems and networking. I have had some conversations lately that have got me thinking, how does someone start a new career … Continue reading A Cloud First IT Career

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Regulation Will Drive Cloud Adoption

It has appeared to me that international tensions over privacy and data residency have had their roots in an attempt to slow cloud adoption. GDPR looms as an emerging specter and Germany, the powerhouse of Europe, China, and the US Government have their own Microsoft “cloud.” However, my gut tells me that data residency and … Continue reading Regulation Will Drive Cloud Adoption

Cost Benefits to Embrace the Cloud

I have begun preparations for the (ISC)2 CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional) examination. This would become my second (ISC)2 certification, supplementing my current CISSP and further reinforcing my knowledge as it relates to both the “cloud” and security. I will be reviewing one of the introductory concepts covered in the material relating to the cost/benefits … Continue reading Cost Benefits to Embrace the Cloud