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Graphic of devices connected to a cloud Ensure That Your Current Cloud Solution Will Stand the Test of Time

It’s still early in the lifecycle of cloud adoption. This means certain cloud vendors and technologies will fall by the wayside as adoption takes on critical mass. How, then, do you future-proof your cloud solution to make sure you don’t make a decision that you’ll regret later? Here are three ideas to consider.

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Pete Johnson
meter The Cloud Is Metered

The cloud is metered—you pay by the hour, by the gigabyte, or by some other metric. The numbers might not necessarily be high, but they draw attention from managers. As testers we should look at these numbers as well. Hans Buwalda looks at how cloud-induced metering can impact testing.

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Hans Buwalda
gloved hands on keyboard Do Your Part—Engage in Cyber Hygiene

Cyber crimes can be more alarming and can have a more devastating impact than even some physical crimes. Consulting firms have stated that cyber crimes are the fastest growing economic crimes today, with a 20 percent increase since 2014.

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Mukesh Sharma
iot house IoT and Security: The FTC Will Pay $25,000 for Your Solution

With the goal of making IoT devices more secure, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has announced the IoT Home Inspector Challenge. The contest calls for a technical solution or tool that consumers can deploy to guard against security vulnerabilities in software on the IoT devices in their homes.

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Pamela Rentz
Cloud storage Managing the Risks of Cloud Storage

When managing and storing information, the cloud is a reasonable place to do that, but you need to realize that, as with a personal computer or any other device, it needs to have a backup (or more than one, for important things). Luckily, there are several ways to make local backup copies of critical data.

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Dale Perry
Quality Checks to Address Before, During, and After Cloud Migration

While it is a no-brainer that most organizations have either migrated to or are considering a move to the cloud, the stakes for cloud providers and consumers are quite high. Mukesh Sharma details some quality checks to address before, during, and after cloud migration to ensure a smooth transition.

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Mukesh Sharma
Is Cloud Computing Taking Over the Tech Industry?

Undoubtedly, cloud computing has been one of the largest paradigm changes the technology industry has seen during the last decade. Players both big and small are making investments to gain market share, and news items related to cloud computing are increasingly omnipresent.

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Rajini Padmanaban
It's Time to Reform Non-Compete Agreements

Non-compete agreements in the tech industry are very common; however, studies show that only 24 percent of the workforce actually know trade secrets that need to be protected through non-compete agreements. Rajini Padmanaban looks at non-compete agreements and the reasons to reform them.

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Rajini Padmanaban