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Comment: Truecrypt TCO (Score 3, Interesting) 242

by nereid666 (#41211621) Attached to: Calculating the Cost of Full Disk Encryption
Does it cost Truecrypt TCO $403 year? for a company with fewer of 50 employees? I know Trucrypt don't have, enterprise functionality, like admin and user password, integration with identity management, but I thik 403$ year only in support and maintenance, using this opensource and free solution. And It is very difficult to meause the value of the information of a laptop.

Comment: Re:Availability zones (Score 2) 112

by nereid666 (#35972562) Attached to: Amazon EC2 Crash Caused Data Loss
Availability Zones are distinct locations that are engineered to be insulated from failures in other Availability Zones and provide inexpensive, low latency network connectivity to other Availability Zones in the same Region. By launching instances in separate Availability Zones, you can protect your applications from failure of a single location.

Better than use different region, I think it is better have multiple cloud providers...

Comment: Availability zones (Score 1) 112

by nereid666 (#35972312) Attached to: Amazon EC2 Crash Caused Data Loss
What is more scaring for me, is that Amazon tell you that they have multiple availavility zones on each zone, and recomends you to distribute replicated servers, on each of this zones, for example I have a project with the master database in one zone, and the replica on the other zone. Why both zones fail?? Are not isolated/independent? Amazon charges you for data transfer between zones. As other says fails the servers, anyone must had backups on other place (S3, or Amazon external).

Comment: WebTrust Ca certifications (Score 1) 194

by nereid666 (#35609854) Attached to: SSL Cert Weaknesses Exposed By Comodo Breach
To be a CA is a serious thing it requires to have some certifications: Comodo CA Ltd is a commercial CA based in the UK and serving customers worldwide.
Audit: WebTrust CA, performed by Ernst and Young: Audit Report and Management's Assertions
Audit: WebTrust EV, performed by Ernst and Young: Audit Report and Management's Assertions

Do I have to trust Comodo?

Do I have to trust WebTrust certifications?

Do I have to trust Ernst and Young?

Comment: Active directory could deploy for all the windows (Score 1) 286

by nereid666 (#34320730) Attached to: SSL Certificates For Intranet Sites?
If you have a Windows environment with a Active directory you could deploy with GPO (Group Policy) to all the desktops on the domain. If you have Linux desktops may be you colud deploy a package with the certificate. If you set up your own CA, then you must have to deploy the CA certificate once too.

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