Posts by Maan Al-Shakarchi

Hacking Challenge

How to Fail a Hacking Challenge

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • July 20, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes to read
  • 32 million Twitter passwords stolen, 117 million LinkedIn accounts compromised, and even Marc Zuckerberg’s Pinterest account hacked—there seems to be no let-up in IT security…
The SDN Effect on Network Security

The SDN Effect on Network Security

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • May 16, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • For enterprise organizations around the world, Software Defined Networking (SDN) is transforming the way we build and operate our networking infrastructure. Similar to the way…

Network Security – It’s Everybody’s Business

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • May 4, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • As the week kicks off, we are greeted with yet another network security breach making headline news. The story comes from Bangladesh’s Central Bank, where…

Why Service Providers are Taking the TLA Approach

  • Maan Al-Shakarchi
  • February 29, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • Every couple of years, there seems to be a new crop of TLAs (three-letter acronyms) that appear in the telecom industry, most of which overpromise…