| by Mirko Zorz - Wednesday, 28 August 2013.
These days, especially in the IT world, most people are familiar with the concept of cloud computing and they take advantage of it for a variety of personal and business reasons. But not many realize the huge benefits that come from using it for scientific research. The cloud is a new way for researchers to deploy data-intensive applications without any infrastructure. This book looks into the computation and storage trade-off in the cloud.
| by Zeljka Zorz - Thursday, 22 August 2013.
After last week's Practical Anonymity, here is another book by Peter Loshin that you might need in this new world of ours. It's a practical, hands-on guide about how to use GnuPG, a command line tool that allows you to protect your data and communications.
| by Zeljka Zorz - Thursday, 15 August 2013.
With the recent surveillance scandals tied to the NSA, you can no longer be deemed paranoid or believe yourself to be overreacting if you want to find a way of keeping your online presence anonymous.
This book will tell you many things you wanted to know about Tor, the most popular anonymity network out there, and will teach you how to use it.
| by Zeljka Zorz - Wednesday, 7 August 2013.
If anyone knows what's really going on in cyberspace and which forces threaten stability and security, it's Ronald Deibert and his colleagues from the well known and reputed Citizen Lab.
This book couldn't have been published in a more appropriate moment - just in time for many of the things it reveals to be confirmed by the documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and the subsequent leaks and revelations they triggered.
| by Mirko Zorz - Wednesday, 31 July 2013.
Once a buzzword, cloud computing is now a part of nearly every modern IT infrastructure. Despite a variety of privacy, security and compliance concerns, companies large and small are taking advantage of cloud computing for a variety of reasons.
This book offers a detailed overview of the most important aspects of cloud computing and wants to help those that need to get a grip on their large amounts of data. Read on to discover if it's the right book for you.
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