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The Deep Queue – Episode #4: Listener email and why you should care about message types

In this installment we answer an email from a listener asking about channel authentication.  The requirement is for a channel exit pair that exchanges credentials securely then falls back to a plaintext channel.  In the second segment we talk about … Continue reading

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The Deep Queue – Episode #3: Ethical Administration

In this episode of The Deep Queue I propose something I’m calling “ethical administration”.  Most people have heard of ethical hacking – doing what the bad guys do on behalf of and in cooperation with the good guys.  Ethical administration … Continue reading

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The Deep Queue – Episode #2: Security Best Practices and FIPS

I just uploaded the second episode of The Deep Queue.  This episode expands on my recent Mission:Messaging column and also discusses some nuances of working with FIPS compliance in WebSphere MQ.  The next episode is scheduled for October 6th.  Between … Continue reading

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The Deep Queue – Episode #1: PCI-DSS and WMQ

The first episode of the new Deep Queue podcast is online!  In this episode I introduce the podcast for a few minutes and then talk about a discussion that I had with some guys from the IBM Retail group.  The … Continue reading

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