May 16, 2019, 5:00 pm
May 16, 2019, 5:00 pm
Everything that you need to know about this course is on this site. This
includes policies, assignments, quizzes, and much more information.
Look around and get to know it well.
Network+ Guide to Networks
by Jill West, Jean Andrews, and Tamara Dean
Course Technology, Cengage Learning
Please note that I use Cengage texts for CIS134 and CIT150.
Cengage Unlimited is a subscription option that could
reduce your cost.
Facebook Stored User Passwords in Plain Text
An article titled "Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years" from Kerbs on Security begins by saying
"Hundreds of millions of Facebook users had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by thousands of Facebook employees — in some cases going back to 2012, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. "
Click on the link above to read the entire article.
Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
For Bristol students, on February 14, 2019 the Microsoft Imagine web store was officially renamed to Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching. Software that was previously available from Microsoft Imagine has been moved and is now available on this new web site. At this time, anyone with a bristolcc.edu email address can sign into MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching.
An announcement has been posted on the
cisweb home page about the new change. In addition, the links on the
cisweb software tab
have been update. Once there, click on the "Help" button for more instructions for signing into Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching and downloading software.
Amazon’s Cloud Computing
Inside Amazon’s Cloud Computing Infrastructure
By Rich Miller - September 23, 2015
Takes a "look at Amazon’s mighty cloud infrastructure, including how it builds its
data centers and where they live (and why).."
Facebook building a 100-gigabit open-source switch
"Facebook is more than doubling the speed of its Wedge open-source network switch, which is good news both for Facebook users and for anyone who may want to build a 100-gigabit switch.
The Wedge sits at the top of a rack of servers to connect them to Facebook's network. It was
announced in June 2014, and thousands are already deployed in the company. Plus, the social
network made the design of the Wedge open source so other manufacturers could build switches like
By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service - Read More
Take a look. What do you think? Come prepared to discuss.