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wetware

Wetware refers to programmers, developers, systems administrators, cloud and IT architects and other employees that directly affect how servers, applications, networks and the rest of an IT system functions. More

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"The idea that cybercriminals are moving from utilizing weaknesses in the software to attacking the 'wetware' is a disturbing one and demands that we respond by improving people's awareness of these rogue programs so that they aren't so easily deceived." - Dr. Antonia Ward

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    cloud engineer

    Cloud engineers have three to five years' experience with multiple cloud provider environments.

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