When the Waldo Canyon Fire swept through Manitou Springs in 2012, the devastation was stunning. The fire was the most expensive in state history, with $460.3 million in insured losses resulting from claims filed by homeowners, auto and businesses.
While we were at Pueblo's first ever annual IT conference this week, I had the opportunity to sit down with former Colorado Springs chapter president and current ISSA Distinguished Fellow, Mark Spencer.
Our new blog section, titled truNews, will highlight IT news for the last week, and will be posted at the beginning of each week.
You walk into work Tuesday morning, fresh from your three day weekend and you're ready to- okay, well maybe not ready, but resigned? prepared?- to get to work. You put your coffee down, you stretch a little as your computer boots up, you go to get into your files to get ready for the day...
Topics: Disaster Recovery
In the world of technology we live in today, we expect our information technology work for us as if it was always meant to be on, without fail. Our eyes bulge when a computer lags, or does not boot as fast as we would like. Now, it is our nature to stress out over outages when our internet is not available in the office during the work day.
Today seems like all the others, just another day at the SOC. You rush out the door still bleary eyed as the morning comes too soon. You compensate with caffeine as you brave the cold and the traffic, arriving just in time for your morning meeting. Everything seems quiet, with no new alerts found. Today promises to be the day you hoped for, low key and quiet, perfect for the approaching holidays.
You sip your second cup of coffee as you go through the security information and event management software (SIEM), looking at last night’s logs, hoping something catches your eye. You're desperately hooing that something stands out, anything to make this day more enjoyable as manual log analysis is tedious, even for a security intern.
Topics: Cyber Security
Broadband has many different uses. It has been a common household name since the early 2000s. Many of us who were riding the wave of the internet boom in the early 2000s can remember companies such as Excite @Home and Prodigy.net. They offered immediate internet connections to homes in many major cities across the Nation.