Secure an #nginx or #apache website using #ssllabs.com

From time to time is good to perform a security audit to your Internet exposed services. Things change fast online so you have to keep up with the security reports to be able to maintain secure services online. My favorite tool for SSL related security audit is the great resource at www.ssllabs.com. The audit performed… Read More »

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#Fintech joins the big boys in Singapore

In a very bold move Fintech firms to get access to Singapore’s real-time payment system. I like how this type of small countries like Estonia and Singapore become test labs for the financial technology. It is easy to do radical new things that use technology and change habits in a very technology oriented location like… Read More »

#SQL to find dependency between tables in #Oracle database

There are times when we need to find which are the tables that depend on a given table. This is useful when cleanup or archiving jobs have to pe performed and the interconnection of constraints is becoming a nuisance. Lucky for us in the case of Oracle database is quite simple to search through all… Read More »

Kaspersky Lab banned all across Europe #infosec

I am a long time evangelist of not using software that is linked to abusive governments. This applies sadly to a lot of software products and software environments linked to Russia and China. Regarding this, Kaspersky was one of my main “do not use” advice I was giving to people I know and to job… Read More »

Banking 2.0 or the online revolution #Transferwise

Yes, now is the turn for Transferwise. My second online bank after #Revolut. As I already mentioned in a previous post , banking 2.0 is here. I just received my Transferwise card, waited for it for 2 weeks 🙁 , but oh boy it was worth it. The envelope containing the card (inside the post… Read More »

Learning GO: Limit #concurrency in #golang

Concurrency is easy to implement and fun in go, but as we know all things that are easy and fun can end up doing a lot of dammage if we are not careful. The way the concurrency was implemented in my previous post is prone to abuse. What if the for loop iterates over a… Read More »