Why Cloud Security Is Hard

    When I interviewed the head of one of the most successful Ubuntu based Linux Distributions a few weeks ago we talked about how he factors security into the project’s goals.  The metaphor he used in the interview was that security is like swiss cheese.  There are naturally going to be holes in the…

More Cloudy Thoughts

It’s not only the initial push or the initial pull from the cloud backup service that has to be considered.  There’s a bandwith requirement for each file changed on the system.  Tarsnap does a very good job minimizing the cost of transfer, but it’s obviously not marketed well enough to make lists with Microsoft and…