Category Archives: News

MQ V8 Certification

Would it surprise you to know there’s an MQ V8 System Administration certification?  Normally I run down and take the test as soon as it’s available but this one has been out since January 14th and somehow I missed the … Continue reading

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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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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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