Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practice was established by Google nearly 20 years ago, and was popularized with Google’s monumental SRE Book. Everyone’s been attempting to follow that iconic path ever since.What are SLI, SLO and SLA anyway?SRE practice revolves around the concepts of SLO, SLI, SLA, and the related “error budget”. The Google SRE Book, which laid the … [Read more...] about What does SRE mean in the age of microservices?
What happens to privacy protections in a pandemic? When any serious threat to our safety and well-being arises, many would think privacy protections would take a back seat. After all, our personal data, including our health status, social contacts, and physical locations, have been needed to help control the spread of COVID-19. What’s more, the rapid shift to remote working has … [Read more...] about Privacy Comes of Age During the Pandemic
At present, web applications have become the top targets for attackers because of potential monetization opportunities. Security breaches on the web application can cost millions. Strikingly, DNS (Domain Name System) related outage and Distributed denial of service (DDoS) lead a negative impact on businesses. Among the wide range of countermeasures, a web application firewall … [Read more...] about Why Replace Traditional Web Application Firewall (WAF) With New Age WAF?
As the world continues to struggle with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, data and data privacy have never been more critical. Our health status; our test results; our physical locations; our contacts with others – these are exactly the types of information that governments want to collect from individuals to control the spread of the virus, and that companies need to … [Read more...] about Maintaining Data Privacy in the Age of COVID
A Reality Check on Firewall Visibility One question which I love to ask next-generation firewall (NGFW) and intrusion prevention system (IPS) administrators is whether they have seen a gradual decline in their deployments’ security efficacy over the last few years. Most answer this question with a resounding “yes,” and then wonder how I knew. With over 90% of Internet traffic … [Read more...] about Network Security Efficacy in the Age of Pervasive TLS Encryption