Bruce’s Shorts | 4.21 –  Your Virtual Machines are Cattle Not Pets

For good security you should treat your virtual infrastructure like cattle not pets, or maybe crops instead of gardens.

In this latest episdoe of Bruce’s Shorts, Bruce Devlin looks at the benefits of good security.

Today's episode is about good practice and security in the cloud. Bruce Devlin uses a farming analogy to explain the issues around ensuring business continuity following a compromised infrastructure. Growing crops is a business, and gardening is not motivated by profit.

Replacing an infected infrastructure with a healthy one as soon as possible. How do you do that? Human interfaces slow down the recreation of infrastructure after an attack. This impacys on your business and your brand. 

Devlin looks at the use of repositories to store infrastrucure code. That leads on to impact analysis.

You might also like...

IP Security For Broadcasters: Part 8 - RADIUS Network Access

Maintaining controlled access is critical for any secure network, especially when working with high-value media in broadcast environments.

No Sign Of Innovation Slowing At NAB 2022

Covid-19 may have changed the course of broadcasting but has not slowed its development, judging from NAB 2022, the first major industry show with a physical presence since before the pandemic.

At 2022 NAB Show Industry Demos Value Of 8K Production

It was in December 2018, during the Rugby World Cup hosted by Japan, that national broadcaster NHK began testing what it called its “Super Hi-Vision” 8K system, broadcasting images via satellite at up to 16x greater than that of HD—with a com…

Thoughts On NAB 2022

NAB happened! Yes, footfall was inevitably down and there were fewer vendors exhibiting, but the show went on. And what a great success it was too.

Transforms: Part 4 - Discrete Fourier Transforms

As we saw earlier when discussing transform duality, when something happens on one side of a transform, we can predict through duality what to expect on the other side.