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  1. The Gorilla Guide® To… Skills, Success, and Surviving Cybersecurity

    The Gorilla Guide® To… Skills, Success, and Surviving Cybersecurity

    Organizations of all sizes are encountering difficulties keeping their networks secure in a world where the threat landscape constantly changes. Securing networks requires the right mix of technologies and the…

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  2. The Gorilla Guide® To… Securing Cloud Native Applications on Kubernetes, Foundation Edition

    The Gorilla Guide® To… Securing Cloud Native Applications on Kubernetes, Foundation Edition

    Kasten by Veeam

    The Gorilla Guide® To… Securing Cloud Native Applications on Kubernetes, Foundation Edition, covers the four primary concerns for securing Kubernetes deployments. These concerns can be thought of as the four…

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  3. The Gorilla Guide® To… Choosing a Database as a Service

    The Gorilla Guide® To… Choosing a Database as a Service

    Couchbase

    Reducing your administrative overhead and increasing the availability of your applications will improve the productivity of your development teams while at the same time help you meet your service-level objectives.…

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  4. The Gorilla Guide® To… Zero Trust: Using DNS as Your First Line of Defense

    The Gorilla Guide® To… Zero Trust: Using DNS as Your First Line of Defense

    DNS security provides organizations with the charge to protect public and private applications, as well as network infrastructures from both internal and external threats, while also offering numerous other security…

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Gorilla Guides are short, highly consumable books intended to help lead you through the IT technology jungle.

Developed by the expert IT trail guides at ActualTech Media, Gorilla Guides bring clarity to important and trending enterprise technologies solutions. These highly popular guides help you understand how these solutions work and, more importantly, how they may fit into your IT organization.

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