By now you’ve likely read the articles about the recent vulnerability uncovered in OpenSSL that has affected vendors and companies that rely on this near-ubiquitous open source security protocol. In basic terms, the vulnerability exposes any exchange that uses the OpenSSL 1.0.1 family of protocols to an attack.
Congratulations to the UCONN Huskies, the NCAA March Madness champs! It’s always exciting when the underdog prevails. When the odds are stacked against you, as an IT pro, that is, you need to be prepared to manage through a bunch of problems that can make life difficult.
The goal of every NCAA March Madness team is to reach the Final Four. The experts say this validates the season and makes it a success. Yet, is it enough to just get there? Or does true satisfaction only come when the confetti drops and you are the last team standing? We’ve had a heck of a tournament thus far and it’s a shame only one team will win, but that’s just the way the bracket goes.
On the courts and on the network, coaches and IT managers are always looking for consistency and reliability. So when we have two of the strongest issues in the bracket squaring off in the Reliability Region for a trip to the Final Four, it’s sure to get interesting.
We’re at an exciting time during NCAA March Madness where the pretenders have been weeded out and the contenders are getting ready to faceoff for a trip to the Final Four. Our own version of March Madness with a network management spin is moving into its Final Four with the first match between BYOD and Bandwidth Hoarders to decide the winner of the Bandit Region.