IoT Architecture Zones

July 20, 2023

I'm digging this illustration of IoT security architecture zones, courtesy of Microsoft docs.

The beauty of it all is the simple (but effective) principles:

  • Segment the solution
  • Minimize the impact of lower-trust zones against higher-trust zones
  • Assume that as data traverses zones, it could be . . .

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My productivity bookshelf

July 19, 2023

Every now and then, folks ask me for book recommendations related to productivity. It's a great question, but something that's surprisingly difficult for me to answer. Why? Because everyone has different preferences, styles, and workflows. So what resonates with me won't necessarily work for someone else.

That said, if I . . .

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Edgevolt.com -> MikeBerggren.com

What the heck? Why did I get redirected to this blog?

July 12, 2023

As I mentioned in a prior blog post, I've begun transitioning to a newer blogging platform that's (hopefully) a little easier to maintain. Part of that effort includes consolidating other projects/sites of mine (like Edgevolt Labs).

So, what the heck does this actually mean? Moving forward, future updates for various . . .

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Roku Debug Pages

July 10, 2023

In case it's helpful, here's a breakdown of Roku debug menus/features

Channel Info Menu

  1. Press the home button 3 times.
  2. Enter the following sequence: up, up, left, right, left, right.

Clear Cache / Reboot

  1. Press the home button 5 times.
  2. Enter the following sequence: up, . . .

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[SC-100 Exam Prep] Zero trust example workflow topology

A (zero trust) picture is worth a thousand words :-)

July 07, 2023

In preparing for the Microsoft SC-100 exam, I came across a nifty article from Microsoft regarding their position on Zero Trust.

Among other things, it includes a high-level example diagram of a topology combining a number of concepts.

Check it out:

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Command Quick Reference

July 05, 2023

I’ve been meaning to do this for awhile now… Here’s my own list of handy commands/one-liners.

Azure - Bash

az group create --name <resourcegroupname> --location <region> - Create a resource group in bash cloud console.

az acr create --resource-group <resourcegroupname> --name . . .

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Out with the old...

July 03, 2023

Well, after a seemingly excessive amount of deliberation, I've finally landed on Silvrback as my blogging platform of choice. My site has gone through a lot of changes throughout the years and at this point, I'm valuing simplicity, minimalism, and efficiency.

So why Silvrback specifically?

  • It prioritizes . . .

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