When you work on a product as big as NetBackup, you get to work with a lot of talented and interesting characters. One of those people is Bill Browning, a Senior Principal Software Engineer focused on Security. Since I couldn’t cajole Bill into writing his own blog posts I decided to interview him.
Q) Bill, tell us a little about your background. What are you doing now, how long have you been working with NetBackup and what do you do?
A) Currently I spend my days working on security related issues within NetBackup, and coordinating vulnerabilities as they are reported. I've been working on NetBackup and NetBackup related products since 1999.
Q) What is the most interesting security related trend you have seen in the datacenter in the last year?
A) I find it interesting that the trend is continuing away from attacking server platforms towards middle ware and client side...