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ACL Officially Changes Name & Spots

It’s official: ACL is changing its name AND its spots.

I’ve claimed several times that ACL has left its first love (analytics) and doesn’t put enough work into their flagship product, ACL Analytics.

Correction: their FORMER flagship product.

At least they are publicly admitting it finally–they NO LONGER are an ANALYTICS company!

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Filed under ACL, Data Analytics, Excel, Technology, Written by Skyyler

ACL Desktop Gone in 5 Years?

Rumors have it that ACL will no longer be available on the desktop (laptop, or other local machine) in 5 years.

That is, according to an ACL user who attended the 2018 ACL Connections conference.

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Do you have User IDs Hidden in the Cloud?

hidden-in-the-cloudIt’s 10 o’clock in the cloud. Do you know where all your user IDs are? Are some hidden in the cloud?

Cloud security if often cloudy because it’s not on premise where you can control it easier.

That means you may have powerful user IDs in the cloud that your security team knows nothing about, which means….

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Quote of the Weak: Cloud & Passwords

According to the following article, the cloud is safer because the cloud data center is bigger than yours and has better fences. Oh, and passwords need to be hard to use so that others can’t use them.

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Ready for Cloud Computing?

Dan Morrill writes a lot about intellectual property and IT security in his IT Toolbox blog. In his Lessons Learned from Cloud Camp Seattle 2010 post, he discusses:

  • Difference in how Amazon and Azure approach cloud computing
  • Difference in how Amazon and Azure view software design
  • Information security in the cloud
  • Cloud architecture

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