In this Ask the Expert, analysts Kyle Hilgendorf of Gartner and James Staten of Forrester Research discuss the skills a successful cloud architect should possess. Turns out, the best candidate is a jack of all trades.
Hadoop is becoming the popular enterprise choice for big data analytics, but getting your data there isn't so simple. Apache Sqoop is stepping in to help bring the vital data from your database to Hadoop.
In his 'Security that Works' column, Eric Cole of the SANS Institute covers how often-underutilized NAC technology can be employed in a new way: as part of a continuous monitoring effort to support attack detection.
News roundup: City-sponsored situational awareness software use at a music festival illustrates the importance of enterprise surveillance strategy evaluation. Plus: Apache Tomcat upgrade; OpenSSL security policy; and call center security concerns.