Ian Carnaghan

  http://www.carnaghan.com I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development.

     



224 Stories by Ian Carnaghan

Is Your Organization Using Evidence-Based Decision Making?

There are more ways to access data through a large amount of software tools than there has ever been in the history of analytics....
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Using Data Analytics to Improve Heath Care

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has launched several programs over the years with the goal of improving healthcare in the United States....
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Organizational Culture Changes and Impacts on the Individual & Decision Making

Organizational culture has an impact on how a business functions. (O’Reilly III, Chatman, & Caldwell, 1991) echo the agreement of researchers over the years that...
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Poor Decisions Impacted by Bias in Software Development

Beyond Bias provides an excellent overview of the five different categories of biases, similarity, expedience, experience, distance, and safety. As someone who has worked...
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Systems Integration Demystified

One of the benefits of working at a large organization is the opportunity to work with a considerable number of very bright and talented...
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Infrastructure Options for Hosting Multiple Drupal Sites

A project I was recently working on had in place a cloud-based infrastructure that was designed to support a single installation of the Drupal CMS...
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United States Defense Contractors and Cybersecurity Challenges

In the United States, a sizable amount of the overall federal budget is allocated to defense spending. The 2018 Defense Budget was signed into...
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SSL Labs Rating Woes

I was recently notified that one of the sites I support was getting a ‘C’ rating on SSL Labs. It turned out that there...
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Management Actions that Must Happen Prior to a Cyber Attack

Prior to any cyber attack, an organization should already have a solid crisis management plan and set of disaster recovery precautions in place. In...
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Moving Target Defense (MTD)

Organizations continue to struggle with policies and processes to effectively secure their infrastructure to protect their information assets and intellectual property. In recent years,...
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Three Must Have Security Policies In 2018

The nature of the Internet and worldwide connectivity has changed the traditional centuries old paradigm regarding proximity.  We now see threats from all parts...
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Vulnerability Assessments

Vulnerability assessments can be a very effective way of gathering information on an organizations internal security posture. The purpose is to accumulate data on...
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