Cloud computing is the use of internet-connected servers to host software and virtual infrastructure accessed and controlled over the web or an API. The phrase “cloud computing” has only been used for a decade or so, but the history of cloud computing stretches back much further. (more…)
Do you remember the holiday season of 2014, when the mysterious “Lizard Squad” spoiled the Christmas for many PlayStation Network and XBox Live subscribers? It laid a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on the gaming giant, and got away with it for awhile, until 50,700 charges were laid.
According to a recent report from SIM IT Trends, many enterprise organizations are not doing all they can to protect themselves from online criminals and hackers. Forty-six percent of organizations don’t have a Chief Information Security Officer and only sixty percent of organizations require security training of all staff. (more…)
Side projects are increasingly popular among developers. The availability of inexpensive infrastructure makes launching a web app easier than ever. Any developer with an idea can code a minimal viable product and have it up and running in no time at all. Side projects can be an educational experience, a way to make a few extra dollars, or the beginnings of what may become a full-time job. (more…)
Building a website with engaging, dynamic content is part art, part science, and usually requires a decent amount of technology savviness. A static, promotional website with stale content doesn’t tend to generate the sort of authority needed to keep visitors coming back. (more…)