Note: cloud environment is charging by second / hour When exploring the relevant AWS services, if one wants to employ an IT architecture that is fit for purpose and fit for use, inevitably a solution architect tries different alternatives until the final solution architecture is found for the given business goal. For example, when dimensioningContinue reading “Amazon Web Services – why to set a budget thresold and how”
API keys = API Key + API Secret Key Never enter your IAM API keys into your EC2 instance. Unless you are the single user in that EC2 instance. If not, it’s like not doing yourself a favor, on the contrary. Some words briefly about the definition of what is an EC2 instance: EC2 instanceContinue reading “Amazon Web Services – don’t do API keys input into an EC2 instance”
Deadline to submit the file to Romanian relevant authority is 17 December 2020. It’s for companies in the industries offering essential services (mainly energy utilities, banking, payments services, etc) Legal background: Law 362/2018 Why deadline is 17 December 2020? Because all related legal acts / governmental orders and so on have been culminated with HGContinue reading “Information Security Monitoring for companies rendering essential services is going to be closely watched by Romanian State”
Provided that certain conditions are met In a previous page I wrote about the balance that always has to be reached between costs in risks, including cyberattacks. So, I have expressed the opinion that there is no point in spending too much on some fancy security tool that covers a risk that, if occurred, itContinue reading “Ransomware mitigation with backups. It might work well for small or medium companies that cannot afford huge budgets for securing their systems”
What is meant by these terms? From a definition of a service perspective: In software development, a “service-centric” software application supposes to write code that gets exposed (typically over a network) via one of many interfaces. These interfaces are the endpoints to business functionalities and regardless of the architectural pattern (SOA, Microservices), services tend toContinue reading “API (Application Programming Interface), SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) and Microservices”
Maintain an understanding of the enterprise environment. In a previous post I have suggested some actions meant at the creation of an … read full article here.
How to measure Left column below shows how an enterprise (a company in general) gains value from innovation, achieve these objectives and then maintains a culture of innovation. Right column: how to measure what is in the left column I hope these hints will arm CIO/CTOs with tools that will allow them to consider filteringContinue reading “Innovation management: Governing the enterprise IT – (part 1)”