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March 2, 2017 | Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR)
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Shackleford: Learning the Right Lessons from AWS Outage

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, was an interesting day. For some (myself included) it was Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, a day of revelry and parades. For many not in New Orleans, it was an incredibly bad day in IT; Amazon Web Services experienced a massive outage in their Simple Storage Service (S3), which apparently runs a staggering portion of the Internet. Many sites were unreachable, content was unavailable, and in a true flash of irony, Amazon’s own availability dashboard was “frozen” because the icons signifying service status were hosted from…you got it, S3.

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September 14, 2017 | Encryption, Digital Signatures, Certificates, Tokenization
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Apply Blockchain Technology to Enterprise Security

Blockchain has been the focus of many hype cycles of late, and it seems to be making inroads into every technology area under the sun - but how enterprise-ready is it? In this report, IANS Lead Faculty Dave Shackleford examines how the technology works and details its current and future use cases in security.

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September 5, 2017 | Enterprise and IT Compliance Management
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Get a Handle on FAR Compliance

The new Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requires compliant organizations to implement best practice security within 15 different control areas, but what constitutes full compliance is not completely clear in many cases. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Lead Faculty Dave Shackleford details the 15 control areas and recommends using NIST 800-171 as a guide. 

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