DNSSEC: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

The Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC or DNS Security Extensions) is a set of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) specifications for securing certain kinds of information provided by the Domain Name System (DNS) as used on Internet Protocol (IP) networks. DNSSEC provides DNS resolvers origin authentication of DNS data, authenticated denial of existence and data integrity but not availability or confidentiality.

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What is Synthetic Monitoring?

Organizations depend on fully functioning IT systems and processes to attract customers, deliver services and manage internal operations. The operation of these systems and processes directly impacts the business and reputation of each organization. Ensuring that all IT systems and processes are fully functional 24×7 is a key component of any organization’s IT performance management strategy. This is where synthetic monitoring comes in.


Report Finds Over Half of UK Orgs Still Not GDPR Compliance

Despite GDPR having been enacted over 15 months ago, over half of UK organizations are still not compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The report released by Egress, GDPR Compliance: where are we now?, polled 250 GDPR decision-makers and found that 52% were not fully compliant with the new regulation. Even worse, 35% of respondents claimed compliance with the EU-wide data protection regulation had actually dropped down on the priority list over the past year.


Want to Repair a Toxic Work Culture? You Need a New Type of Hero

There’s something weird going on in the world of enterprise tech. IT support—often stereotyped as being distant, detached, and uncharismatic—is somehow becoming a source of cultural inspiration for employee productivity and happiness. Most think a Sales Manager, C-Level Executive or HR Leader should be the ones to repair a toxic work culture. This line of thinking isn’t necessarily wrong—it’s just incomplete.


The Joker's in town. Time to secure your Android devices

Security experts from Google have discovered a new spyware in 24 Play Store apps that, combined, have more than 472,000 downloads. Researchers have stated that this spyware also has the capabilities of normal malware and appears to have infected certain apps in Google Play with more than 100,000 installations. Cybercriminals are deploying this spyware through the advertisement framework in those compromised apps.


The best reason to use DynamoDB streams is...

Many clients have asked me, “When do I use DynamoDB streams vs Kinesis?” It’s a great question, since both services are very similar, especially when you process their records with Lambda functions. So let’s break it down and look at the key differences between Kinesis and DynamoDB streams. When it comes to streaming and processing real-time events on AWS, Kinesis is the de facto solution in AWS.


Looker Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Certification for Google Cloud

Looker is excited to announce new hosting options for our customers hosted in the Looker Cloud. Beginning in November, Looker customers can choose to have their instances hosted on either Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform (GCP), with plans to expand on these hosting options to include Microsoft Azure in early 2020.


Best 14 CI/CD Tools You Must Know | Updated for 2019

“Quality at Speed” is the new norm in software development. Enterprises are making their moves toward DevOps methodologies and Agile culture to accelerate the delivery speed and ensure product quality. In DevOps, a continuous and automated delivery cycle is the backbone that makes fast and reliable delivery possible. This results in the need for proper continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) tools.