* Posts by Selvakumar Manickam

3 posts • joined 29 Mar 2013

Forget quantum and AI security hype, just write bug-free code, dammit

Selvakumar Manickam

The weakest link in security is the human factor

This is true. Developers only care about getting their software out in to the market. Security is never in the foresight, rather in the hindsight (deploy and patch the holes later). Not just that, network and sys admins configuring firewall and other security appliances that does not do a thorough analysis will leave their network and systems vulnerable to attackers. Not to mention social engineering :).

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Penguin Computing to make Open Compute servers

Selvakumar Manickam

Is this some sort of PaaS/IaaS cloud computing architecture?

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A lightbulb that does IPv6: You know you want it

Selvakumar Manickam

IPv6 will Drive Innovation especially in Smart Home

Shortage in IP (IPv4) address has caused many innovative ideas (that require unique addressing of entities) could not be achieved. With IPv6, this is very easily achievable. The future of the Internet, i.e. Internet of Things, IPv6 will be a crucial driver. There already exists Android-powered LED lights, it is only possible communication of these elements achieved using IPv6.

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