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Data Security: The Morphing of Software Piracy

Eric J. Bruno - 2/24/2015
Continuing on the topic of data security, this article outlines some design strategies to fight against modern software piracy: data and service theft.

Data Protection and Business Continuity

Eric J. Bruno - 1/13/2015
Your data must be safeguarded in case of disaster. IT must come up with a plan that is economical, yet still provides critical value. Expert guidance and the regular testing of procedures can help.

Working with Java's BigDecimal

Eric J. Bruno - 8/12/2014
I've found BigDecimal a bit harder to use than either Java's double primitive type or Double class. To help in my coding, I've created a wrapper class that contains a BigDecimal object internally but instead handles the reassignment of the immutable BigDecimal on your behalf.

OpenStack Security Nugget: Storage

Eric J. Bruno - 8/12/2014
Security is an important cloud topic in general and one that’s addressed well with OpenStack. OpenStack takes a multi-level approach to secure storage, since data is an obvious target of hackers and thieves. Here’s a broad overview of how it’s implemented.