Items Tagged with "Cloud Computing"
April 14, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
DevOps represents a fundamental shift in how applications are being delivered to the new 'web' via cloud, mobile and other channels. NoOps, as some understand it, effectively spells the end of the formal silos built around development, operations and quality testing teams...
April 05, 2012
Cloud computing services are increasingly important for governments and businesses, and information security is a key pain-point. To help solve this problem ENISA released a guide focusing on continuous security monitoring throughout the life-cycle of a cloud contract...
April 04, 2012 Added by:Fergal Glynn
Even as companies are adapting to this new paradigm, there are growing concerns about the safety of their data in the cloud. Incidents at cloud service providers like Dropbox highlight dangers of storing information in the cloud...
March 30, 2012 Added by:Richard Stiennon
Cisco, Juniper, Oracle, and Microsoft might have security initiatives and even good sales of security products. But security takes a back seat to functionality too often. Why are there no secure switches? Secure apps for Windows? Or secure databases?
March 29, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes
We need to ensure that legislation and regulations for cloud services truly reflect the realities of the cloudy world we live in and do not allow for a shotgun approach to compliance that primarily meets the needs of just one powerful interest group...
March 25, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Do you backup data? One of the problems with getting a small businesses to secure data is they think they need to load up thumbdrives, DVDs or tape devices manually. This is in fact tedious and overwhelming. I’ve got news for you, data backup is easy...
March 21, 2012 Added by:Hani Banayoti
We need to entrust information security to professionals who not only know the fundamental principles and technologies, but are also able to understand and support the business's goals in order to influence and contribute positively to the ongoing infosec challenge...
March 19, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"Our envisioned service builds on crowdsourcing, virtualization, and automation to enable large-scale analysis of apps. AppScanner provides end-users with more understandable information regarding what mobile apps are really doing on their devices..."
March 16, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes
Ever since the MegaUpload case, when innocent customers of an admittedly generally dodgy cloud service lost their data after a global take-down notice, it has concerned me that more mainstream vendors might have an impending issue they need to think about...
March 14, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
Since everything I've been reading from the press, my colleagues, and analysts I know has been telling me security is ranked high in the top five concerns for cloud computing adoption - an article on ARN by Spandas Lui was like a bucket of ice water to the face...
March 13, 2012
The INSA white paper provides critical analysis of current cloud computing adoption best practices, and discusses potential cost savings, likely impacts on government organizational culture, potential deployment models and necessary security measures...
March 10, 2012 Added by:Ben Rothke
Moving services to a public cloud means increasing your exposure to malicious attacks. This is not a potential increase, rather a definite increase. It is important to determine how well a cloud provider handles both technical and security requirements...
February 26, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes
There’s s flip side to technology democratization in that the high level of accessibility also means that it’s very easy for organizations to set themselves up as vendors – sometimes without the necessary level of professionalism that would be optimal...
February 24, 2012 Added by:Neira Jones
It is crucial that businesses understand which controls are needed to maintain the security of their information assets and it is therefore crucial that suppliers are assessed against the business regulatory and compliance framework...
February 20, 2012 Added by:Bozidar Spirovski
There are multiple pros and cons across our storage systems parameters, but at first glance, the enterprise storage systems have the upper hand. Bear in mind though, such systems always come with exorbitant pricing, especially on any upgrades after the initial purchase...
February 15, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
Even a system inconsistency such as an abnormal page transition velocity on your flagship web application can be overlooked - until you put all those together and realize you're being SQL Injected and someone is stealing your multi-terabyte database out from under you...