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Tech>ProtectFrom time to time I get interesting or pertinent questions from clients, colleagues and readers. I like to post the answers on my blog because I think more people may have the same question. Here's a recent dialogue regarding Payment Card Industry compliance:

(Editor’s Note: Security expert Donald Hester continues to assess the risk in the outsourcing aspect of cloud computing in Part 2 of this two-part opinion column. Part 1 was published on September 22, 2010.)

Lightning strikes from a distant cloud.Cloud computing is “all the rage” right now. Does this sound nebulous to you? (Editor’s Note: Security expert Donald Hester peers into the cloud to assess the risks in this two-part opinion column.)


socialnettree250.jpgWith the rise of social media websites and the misuse of personal information contained within those websites, I think it is a good idea to give some pointers to help you protect your online life. By the time you read this, the Online Teaching Conference in San Diego will be over. I will participate in a panel discussion on social media, and I wanted to have a follow-up article highlighting some of the cautions I plan to give.

Approximately 400 Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, New York police and firefighters ran through downtown Manhattan, June 1, 2010, in honor of the victims of 9/11 and America's fallen heros. Official Marine Corps photo illustration by Corporal Patrick Evenson.You may have heard of the book "All I Really Need to Know I learned in Kindergarten" by Robert Fulghum, but, you probably have not heard of the lesser know book "Corps Values, Everything You need to Know I learned in the Marines" by Governor Zell Miller.