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I interview Jody Brazil, President & CTO of Firemon during the 2012 RSA Conference. We chat about Firemon, how Firemon and F5 integrate and a bit about firewalls and security management in general.   ps Resources: RSA 2012 – Welcome to San Francisco RSA 2012 – Find F5 Booth 2147 RSA 2012 – Interview with Jeremiah Grossman RSA 2012 – BIG-IP Data Center Firewall Solution RSA 2012 – F5 MDM Solutions RSA 2012 – F5 Product Development Security RSA 2012 Partner Spotlight- SecureAuth F5 YouTube Channel IT: The Bastion of The Right (Security) Idea Making Security Understandable: A New Approach to Internet Security F5 Attends RSA Conference to Help Organizations Deploy Multilayer Security Solutions without Compromise Technorati Tags: F5, RSA, Pete Silva, security, business, education, technology, internet, firemon Connect with Peter: Connect with F5:   ... (more)

Interop 2012 – Find F5 Networks Booth 2137

Peter Silva, F5 Technical Marketing Manager shows you how to find F5′s booth at Interop 2012 and gives it a go at the Big Claw Challenge for some fabulous prizes!   Interop 2012 – Find F5 Networks Booth 2137   ps Related F5@INTEROP Interop 2012 Interop Las Vegas 2012 – “F5: Pick the Right Tool for the Job” F5 Secures and Optimizes Application and Network Services for the Interop 2012 Las Vegas Network Operations Center F5 YouTube Channel Technorati Tags: F5, interop, Pete Silva, security, business, education, technology, internet, big-ip, performance, ssl tps, ipv6 Connect with... (more)

Cloud Computing Making Waves

Every once in a while, I’ll do a news search for ‘cloud computing.’  Yesterday was one of those days and while there are always a few stories about ‘the cloud,’ I was somewhat amazed by the number and range of topics that appeared.  Also, the most recent issue (Oct 2011) of Consumer Reports had an article about ‘what’s the cloud.’  It was fairly elementary but for some reason when something is covered in Consumer Reports, I tend to think it’s finally reaching the masses.  I’m glad they included, ‘Use caution when signing up for any cloud service. Make sure your information is w... (more)

Bit.ly, Twitter, Security & You

..or, what I did on my twitter vacation the other day.  This brief break from 26 Short Topics about Security is brought to you by bit.ly, twitter, security and You.  I’ve been using bit.ly for a little while both to shorten links and be able to track clicks placed on twitter (and other social sites) – as many of you do.  When the twitter outage hit last week, and many folks found themselves ‘lost’ without it, I decided to review my stats on the bit.ly links I’ve sent and found something interesting; or frightening.  :-)  (Incidentally, there was a another DDoS attack yesterday ... (more)

Global Distributed Service in the Cloud with F5 And VMware

In this white paper we discuss using F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager to orchestrate and deliver access to services in the cloud.   Download now or listen on posterous AudioWP_-_Global_Distributed_Service_in_the_Cloud_with_F5_and_VMware.mp3 (19141 KB) ... (more)