Category: TheITDepartment

  • Open Source Concerns

    Open Source Concerns

    https://future.com/securing-the-software-supply-chain/ Open Source is a great way to quickly develop applications and services for IT departments. The software supply chain refers to the process of writing and building software, including all of the open source that goes into it. Open source isn’t without risks. The risks around using software you don’t know is not hard […]

  • My book is on sale!

    Folks, I did a thing and it is now available for sale from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other fine bookstores. The I.T. Leader’s Handbook is a book for current and aspiring IT leaders. From the back cover: Is your IT department working harder than ever and still falling behind? Does the organization have unreasonable […]

  • The Unsinkable Maddie Stone, Google’s Bug-Hunting Badass | WIRED

    “There was such a clear, direct impact,” Stone says of her Android-focused work. “I find these potentially harmful apps, I flag the malware, and the defense we develop propagates to 2.8 billion devices. It was just such a massive, tangible impact that most people don’t get in their jobs.” The Unsinkable Maddie Stone, Google’s Bug-Hunting […]