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No BeyondCorp or ZeroTrust Without the Fundamentals

Last night I went to the local ISACA event where Google was talking about their 6-year journey towards their BeyondCorp / ZeroTrust model for security. As we move away from the traditional walled castle of security design to support the federated SaaS and cloud provider models I genuinely believe BeyondCorp ...

Oracle HTTP Server & Webgate 11gR2 Installation on Ubuntu

Hey all, this entry consists of the steps I took to install OHS and Webgate onto a 32-bit Amazon EC2 machine running Ubuntu 11.10. First we need to download libraries: sudo apt-get install build-essential libaio1 libaio-dev unixODBC unixODBC-dev pdksh expat sysstat libelf-dev elfutils lsb-cxx unzip x-window-system These links were recommended by others who ...

What is RISE?

It's been a year since we started UberEther and so far things have been wonderful. Honestly, things couldn't have gone better. We're up to a team of five right now with plans to at least double this year. We're major proponents of Jason Fried at 37 Signal's ...

Savor Beers: A Little Side Project

Last year a bunch of us went to the Savor Craft Beer event in DC (http://www.savorcraftbeer.com). If you've never been, its a must have trip at least once in your life if you consider yourself a beer lover. One of the challenges we had last year was their website ...

It’s Been a While, RISE and 2-Way (Client Authenticated) SSL

It's been a while since we were back at the blog.  I wish we had a better excuse but to be honest we've been packed with client work.  Everything from leading a few large identity and access projects to building some custom mobile applications.  More on the latter in a ...

Real World Web Service Security at Oracle Open World 2011

Last week Matt presented Real World Web Service Security at Open Open World.  Our team has been securing web services for over 10 years, long before anyone knew what REST was.  The presentation talks about the last 10 years of web service security and where we think the space ...

Oracle’s Jump Into the Big Data Realm

Many of you may have seen that Oracle officially announced their new Big Data product offerings today. Included in that list is the Apache distribution of Hadoop, Oracle Loader for Hadoop, Oracle Data Integrator Adapter for Hadoop, the Oracle NoSQL Database, and Oracle's R Enterprise. On the Oracle