Author Archives: T.Rob

Back to consulting

Got WMQ security work?  I’m happy to report I’ll soon be available for consulting engagements!  After a couple of years in WebSphere MQ Product Management, and 6 before that in IBM Software Services, I’ve given notice to IBM and will … Continue reading

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Coming to an event near you!

Travel has been working out well lately.  I’ve just sort of been making my own events.  Case in point, I wanted to attend the PDCNYC meeting so I put the word out I’d be available in NYC and immediately got … Continue reading

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IMPACT Schedule

It’s that time of year again!  I’ve finally received funding approval to attend IMPACT –  which is good considering how many sessions I’m participating in.  Good news – ITSO has printed 100 copies of Secure Messaging Scenarios with WebSphere MQ … Continue reading

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It’s time for sensible password security standards in the PCI-DSS

Passwords are the keys to the Internet kingdom.  Sure, there are certificates that identify sites and provide the basis for TLS encryption, but it is the user ID and password that authenticate you almost everywhere you log on to something.  … Continue reading

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Meetup in NYC or San Fran?

I’m headed to New York next week to visit some customers and to attend the Hursley Comes to You event at the NY/NJ User’s Group.  I have some open time on the 18th and the 20th if you are in … Continue reading

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WMQ Training for Beginners

The email stream lately has included many requests for training suitable for beginners new to WebSphere MQ.  This is good because it implies new customers or a larger community of developers and admins.  My pages here are organized as more … Continue reading

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