Matt Shepherd

September 26, 2018
VMware Provisioning and Automation with Ansible

All, in just a week I am going to be at AnsibleFest in Austin, TX to give a talk and...

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September 6, 2017
Improving Provisioning in VMware with Ansible

This coming Thursday, September 7th, MindPoint Group VP for Information Security and Privacy Matt Shepherd will be presenting “Where to...

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March 26, 2015
Secure Configuration Management through Automation

Overview Automation is a beautiful thing. It can reduce the overall workload for performing a task by allowing us to...

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May 29, 2013
Apologies to DARPA and an Illuminating Point Regarding the Media

Yesterday I posted a short piece about DARPA’s Plan X project which was covered in an article over at Wired....

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May 28, 2013
More Mistakes on the Cyberwar Front

I just read this article in Wired, and had to post a short item capturing some thoughts. Mainly, this whole...

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May 26, 2013
The Tallinn Manual and Cybersecurity

As a delayed follow-up to this post from a few weeks ago, I wanted to touch on the Tallinn Manual...

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April 2, 2013
2013 Reboot

At the end of this week we’ll be launching our new site, and along with it, our new blog. They...

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October 11, 2012
October Status Update

Although, things have been quiet on the blog, we’ve been extremely busy here at MindPoint.  At the end of July...

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June 15, 2012
A Follow-up to An Aside on Classified Information Handling

Politico has published an article on the recent classified information leak I wrote about here, and this article from The...

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June 7, 2012
Cyber Warfare, the 0-Day Exploit Market, and the Rest of Us: Part 2

In the last post, I discussed some of the recent revelations about the current cyber warfare landscape.  Earlier this spring,...

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June 4, 2012
Cyber Warfare, the 0-Day Exploit Market, and the Rest of Us: Part 1

So, aside from learning that there are top government officials with no regard for the commitments that they’ve made to...

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June 2, 2012
An Aside on Classified Information Handling

I’ve been doing some reading this week, and it seems that there are several posts running through my head all...

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