Category Archives: News

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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Cluster security

Well, the residency to write the new WebSphere MQ Security book is past the halfway point and we are working diligently to finish up on time. I’m happy to say that one of my favorite new security topics is covered … Continue reading

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GWC Webinar posted

The WebSphere MQ Security Deeper Dive slides from the  Global WebSphere Community webinar last month are now posted on this site.  You can get them from the Links page or just click here.  If you want the screencast and recording … Continue reading

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Credit card security fail

I suppose it says something about my travel schedule when a local purchase at Best Buy triggers a card security alert, but charges across country or overseas do not.  When I arrived home after picking up one of the new … Continue reading

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WMQ Security in v7.1

For those of you who missed it, Morag presented the WMQ Security session at this year’s WebSphere Technical Conference last week.  This was exciting for a few reasons, not the least of which was – did I mention MORAG presented? … Continue reading

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Guest blogger @ WebSphere User Group

Ben Wen and I were invited to be guest bloggers at WebSphere User Group this month so the post I was planning for this space was hijacked! You can read it at WebSphere User Group posted as The Invisible Threat.

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Blog and podcast to resume

I’ve spent the last five years since joining IBM as a consultant in Software Services for WebSphere. This has been the most rewarding and happiest time in my career and I’ve made many new friends from my customer assignments and … Continue reading

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Hang on – switching hosting providers

After a long and happy relationship with Webzpro, I am afraid I need to switch hosting providers.  In their never-ending battle with spam, Webzpro has changed their email policy to no longer support some features which I require.  Other than … Continue reading

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Handy IMPACT conference cross reference

With IMPACT fast approaching, I’ve compiled a cross reference of all the web sites, twitter handles, hastags and session agendas that I know of.  Feel free to add more in the comments!

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WMQ Security bulletin site

Been wondering how to know if your WMQ is up to date for security patches?  Wonder no more!  Just go visit the Security Bulletin for WebSphere MQ page.  The Recommended Fixes page lists all of the Fix Packs and from … Continue reading

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