Category: Reflections

Memories of Cisco Live

The last Cisco Live I attended was in Barcelona in January 2020.  As I was in the airport heading home, I was reading news of a new virus emerging from China.  I looked with bemusement at a troop of high-school-age girls who all...

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Cleared for nothing

I was working at Juniper when the CIO asked me to apply for a government security clearance.  There were a number of hacking attempts on our network, and a security clearance would make me eligible for briefings from the...

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Cheaters

Note:  This article was originally posted in 2016.  Since that time, the CCIE program has changed the process for earning a CCIE, and the separate written exam is no longer used.  This means that the problem of people claiming...

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