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Morning, everybody. How you doing today on this episode of the show. We're going to talk about perfectionism now despite my best or like strongest surges. I didn't re-record this a thousand times and because perfectionism generally is kind of a bad thing now like you've grown used to we are going to talk about something that seems really really out there and fingers crossed that I bring that topic back to something directly related around security and privacy another reason why perfectionism was on my mind today was because we're in the midst of Google next 2019 is Google's big cloud event focusing on their Google Cloud platform.

So all the infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service software service offerings. I'm ending end up talking a little bit about G Suite as well have which is technically being a part of the Google cloud has a lot of new interesting announcements and a lot of cool demos and a lot of great.

How to get excited about I'm in one of the things that happened was there was a new announcement called Google Cloud run and essentially what this does is allows you to take a container that as long as it has a web server responding in that container, you can drop it into your architecture and basically run it similar to a serverless function as a service offering now, that's great.

It's good. It's a cool solution. There's a lot of great things about it. I'm by the way, it was positioned. A lot of people started to think. We'll wait a minute. This is a replacement for things like Google Cloud functions or I-80 or Microsoft Azure functions. So you can look at the surveillance video from earlier this week when we talked about the definition of service, but the argument came up really really quickly in seem to be a either or now a few folks.

I myself been Kehoe Kelsey Hightower were talking about this with in context in a serve. Our understanding is season technologist and where Fit and where it wouldn't fit on the realities versus the V, you know, the marketing picture the spin on a service. I'm always a great productive discussion a link to that down below as well.

But some of the other send that I saw on Twitter, we're really around, you know, I'm in either or one thing has to be better or perfect for all solutions. And that's a very much not not at all. What technologies about the sort of game that everybody is playing whether you realize it or not in those that realize that are far better at it is that you're trying to find a group of solutions to a set of tools that can help you solve problems and while having that tool set as small as possible, you're going to find one tool set that does everything I'm on the flip side.

There was an example in last night's developer key know where a customer was on stage talking about how they had enabled developer freedom and they had developers running anything and everything. You could think of Under the Sun that's going too far because you got way too many tools, so I need some nourish definition.

So right now I'm recording this on my Canon EOS M50 great mirrorless camera really like it when it was announced jumped on it and grab a whole bunch of lenses Ford made a good investment in the system, even though I had a great Lumix camera that I was using for recording videos and stuff.

This one gives me that ability with the lenses to do a cool on blurred background natively in the camera minutes adjust smaller little sharper more up-to-speed system great for shooting HD stuff. But what it doesn't do is streaming I have no right now. I've connected this as a webcam.

I found a way to do it, but it's been a week and a half over the last 2 weeks trying to figure out where the better camera would be. What would be the ultimate camera which is ridiculous. I just invested in this system and it meets 95 to 98% of my needs.

This is one little niche if I needed to use it as a webcam, that would be really frustrating because it doesn't have clean HDMI out and it didn't have software in a deleted actually connected by a USB to use it as a webcam, but it's been all this time.

Trying to find the perfect camera when realistically that we've been a foolish decision to drop another, you know, two or three thousand dollars on a camera that just solved that last three or four percent while raising its own other issues where this is a phenomenal camera. I'm really enjoying it.

So we get this perspective. So we talked about people looking at new services and say well it doesn't solve all of my problems or this could solve all my problems my diving into the camera. How does this tie back to security and privacy while it's really simple people look for the perfect security solution.

They always look to see all we need to remove all possible risks. That's ridiculous. You cannot remove all possible risks. I'm Securities about balance. It's about finding the appropriate balance for the situation in the context that our business is running yet. I see time and time again folks for new into security.

I'm working folks who don't necessarily have a really broad set of security knowledge. They're looking to remove any and all listen I at risk and I talked to security teams. We're going crazy because Is ignoring us there not removing this restaurant mitigating this or not doing that. They're not doing this.

They're leaving us exposed and you know what that's part of the business is job is to make those trade-offs because trying to find perfect security means you're not going to do your job which is finding a balance between security and the risk that the company in the organization is comfortable in taking its about informing people and finding that right balance making sure that you're taking implicit risks and pushing them into explicitly decisions and that can be okay if somebody decides to accept that risk, as long as they understand the risk that they're taking so that was what was bubbling up in my head around perfectionism.

There's no one solution to rule them all when it comes to technology. There is always going to be a mess the idea is to try to reduce that mess. I'm at to the smallest manageable piece of that. I'm so you won't have one till but you could get two or three as opposed to having twenty or Thirty am in the same goes for security and ever going to hit perfect security you need here.

Reasonable security that's identified and has explicit exception of acceptance of risks as opposed to I'm getting hit from the side not understanding it. Let me know what you think. Hit me up online at Mark and stay in the comments down below and as always by email me at Mark n.

C. I look forward to talking to you online and I'll see you on the next show. Morning, everybody. How you doing today on this episode of the show. We're going to talk about perfectionism now despite my best or like strongest surges. I didn't re-record this a thousand times and because perfectionism generally is kind of a bad thing now like you've grown used to we are going to talk about something that seems really really out there and fingers crossed that I bring that topic back to something directly related around security and privacy another reason why perfectionism was on my mind today was because we're in the midst of Google next 2019 is Google's big cloud event focusing on their Google Cloud platform.

So all the infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service software service offerings. I'm ending end up talking a little bit about G Suite as well have which is technically being a part of the Google cloud has a lot of new interesting announcements and a lot of cool demos and a lot of great.

How to get excited about I'm in one of the things that happened was there was a new announcement called Google Cloud run and essentially what this does is allows you to take a container that as long as it has a web server responding in that container, you can drop it into your architecture and basically run it similar to a serverless function as a service offering now, that's great.

It's good. It's a cool solution. There's a lot of great things about it. I'm by the way, it was positioned. A lot of people started to think. We'll wait a minute. This is a replacement for things like Google Cloud functions or I-80 or Microsoft Azure functions. So you can look at the surveillance video from earlier this week when we talked about the definition of service, but the argument came up really really quickly in seem to be a either or now a few folks.

I myself been Kehoe Kelsey Hightower were talking about this with in context in a serve. Our understanding is season technologist and where Fit and where it wouldn't fit on the realities versus the V, you know, the marketing picture the spin on a service. I'm always a great productive discussion a link to that down below as well.

But some of the other send that I saw on Twitter, we're really around, you know, I'm in either or one thing has to be better or perfect for all solutions. And that's a very much not not at all. What technologies about the sort of game that everybody is playing whether you realize it or not in those that realize that are far better at it is that you're trying to find a group of solutions to a set of tools that can help you solve problems and while having that tool set as small as possible, you're going to find one tool set that does everything I'm on the flip side.

There was an example in last night's developer key know where a customer was on stage talking about how they had enabled developer freedom and they had developers running anything and everything. You could think of Under the Sun that's going too far because you got way too many tools, so I need some nourish definition.

So right now I'm recording this on my Canon EOS M50 great mirrorless camera really like it when it was announced jumped on it and grab a whole bunch of lenses Ford made a good investment in the system, even though I had a great Lumix camera that I was using for recording videos and stuff.

This one gives me that ability with the lenses to do a cool on blurred background natively in the camera minutes adjust smaller little sharper more up-to-speed system great for shooting HD stuff. But what it doesn't do is streaming I have no right now. I've connected this as a webcam.

I found a way to do it, but it's been a week and a half over the last 2 weeks trying to figure out where the better camera would be. What would be the ultimate camera which is ridiculous. I just invested in this system and it meets 95 to 98% of my needs.

This is one little niche if I needed to use it as a webcam, that would be really frustrating because it doesn't have clean HDMI out and it didn't have software in a deleted actually connected by a USB to use it as a webcam, but it's been all this time.

Trying to find the perfect camera when realistically that we've been a foolish decision to drop another, you know, two or three thousand dollars on a camera that just solved that last three or four percent while raising its own other issues where this is a phenomenal camera. I'm really enjoying it.

So we get this perspective. So we talked about people looking at new services and say well it doesn't solve all of my problems or this could solve all my problems my diving into the camera. How does this tie back to security and privacy while it's really simple people look for the perfect security solution.

They always look to see all we need to remove all possible risks. That's ridiculous. You cannot remove all possible risks. I'm Securities about balance. It's about finding the appropriate balance for the situation in the context that our business is running yet. I see time and time again folks for new into security.

I'm working folks who don't necessarily have a really broad set of security knowledge. They're looking to remove any and all listen I at risk and I talked to security teams. We're going crazy because Is ignoring us there not removing this restaurant mitigating this or not doing that. They're not doing this.

They're leaving us exposed and you know what that's part of the business is job is to make those trade-offs because trying to find perfect security means you're not going to do your job which is finding a balance between security and the risk that the company in the organization is comfortable in taking its about informing people and finding that right balance making sure that you're taking implicit risks and pushing them into explicitly decisions and that can be okay if somebody decides to accept that risk, as long as they understand the risk that they're taking so that was what was bubbling up in my head around perfectionism.

There's no one solution to rule them all when it comes to technology. There is always going to be a mess the idea is to try to reduce that mess. I'm at to the smallest manageable piece of that. I'm so you won't have one till but you could get two or three as opposed to having twenty or Thirty am in the same goes for security and ever going to hit perfect security you need here.

Reasonable security that's identified and has explicit exception of acceptance of risks as opposed to I'm getting hit from the side not understanding it. Let me know what you think. Hit me up online at Mark and stay in the comments down below and as always by email me at Mark n.

C. I look forward to talking to you online and I'll see you on the next show.