This article follows my last post on Installing a Production Ready Consul cluster. This article will touch on Adding SSL/TLS to the Consul api/ui, telemetry backend and encrypting RPC traffic.
Consul’s telemetry function collects various runtime metrics in regards to the performance of various libraries and subsystems. The metrics are aggregated on a ten second interval and have a one minute retention. These metrics can be used for debugging or getting a better view of what Consul is doing.
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There are 2 main requirements for attaining the CISA certification from ISACA: Pass the exam and Submit valid work experience. On June 11, 2016 I went to the DoubleTree Hotel by SJC airport to sit for the exam.
Leading up to this moment, I had spent the last 3 months studying and preparing. I purchased both the official Review manual and the Question, Answer, Explanations database. I held off on taking any classes at the time. I spent days reading how others that passed the exam had prepared. I started with the question and answer database, which turned out to be a great self-study tool. The even let you set you test date and it will tell you how much time each day you need to spend to be ready.
Continue reading Received my CISA, How I prepared and passed the exam
Since I work for a company that is in the Health Care industry which is pretty heavily regulated, I figured it would be a good skill add for myself and the organization if I became a certified IS auditor.
Coming from a Technology background, my journey towards this certification has been a big eye opener on some of the reasons behind business decisions that I did not previously have insight into.
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