Archives for September 2012

Ben Kepes – Future of Cloud Computing

When I speak to anyone in a time zone with a 12 hours difference and in opposite hemispheres it implies we are about as far as two people on the planet can be. You can play or download the recording at the bottom of this page. Ben is known for amongst other things, as the […]

Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON)

The most spectacular comet in living memory was bright, had multiple tails and remained visible with the naked eye  for over a year. Hale-Bopp decorated the Earth’s night sky between 1996 and 1997. Discovery of another comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) announced this week, if current predictions turn out to be correct,   may exceed the spectacle even of […]

Fireball over Europe

For a change the sky was clear. I could have seen it but I didn’t. Last Friday a brilliant (magnitude -7) fireball swept across the sky over western Europe. Numerous visual sightings, pictures and video testify to a great night-sky spectacle but no one still knows what it actually was – meteor or space debris. […]

Cloud Computing Security Knowledge (CCSK) from the Cloud Security Alliance(CSA)

A personal take on current cloud computing security certification. If you have been working in the Information Security field and already hold the certification such as CISSP and CISM and now want to understand the security challenges associated with Cloud Computing which certification should you go for? The Cloud Computing Security Knowledge (CCSK) from the […]