Blog Posts Tagged with "Cloud Security"


The Big Shift to Cloud-Based Security

November 14, 2010 Added by:Sasha Nunke

Keeping IT systems secure and running within regulatory compliance mandates, especially for mid-sized and even small businesses, seems next to impossible. There are many reasons for this – but fortunately, several recent technological trends show that it doesn’t have to be this way...

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Duffner Interviews Kemp and Jackson on GovCloud

November 07, 2010 Added by:Kevin L. Jackson

There is a lot of misunderstanding around cloud computing. Many people think it is just the next technology du jour. They see it as a marketing push; first there was mobile, followed by SOA, and now it's cloud computing. They believe that it's nothing new, important, or different...

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Barriers to Cloud Adoption

September 23, 2010 Added by:Daniel Ruggles

The wholesale adoption of cloud-based services may reduce resource costs for businesses, but cuts down operational effectiveness by bludgeoning control of business data and introducing new security, privacy, legal and in some cases, performance challenges...

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ENISA's Cloud Computing Risk Summary

September 15, 2010 Added by:K S Abhiraj

The ENISA report on Cloud Security identified a number of places where risk elements were identified. The report acknowledged 8 high risk items & 29 medium risk items in the varied areas of Policies & Organizational Risks, Technical Risks, Legal Risks, and Cloud Unspecific Risks...

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Security Certifications and Promoting Cloud Computing

September 14, 2010 Added by:Daniel Ruggles

The Cloud Security Alliance published the second edition of its guidelines for secure cloud computing, delivering a document that sets out an architectural framework and makes a host of recommendations around cloud security...

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Cloud Delivered Security – Solutions for Your Business

August 15, 2010 Added by:Simon Heron

What is needed when considering cloud delivered security versus on-site security is experience and knowledge. Choosing the right combination depends on a number of factors, but to create a comprehensive security system it must be backed up by strong procedures...

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Utilize Your Current Directory in the Cloud

July 17, 2010 Added by:Lauren Twele

As enterprises shift some of their data and applications to the cloud they are caught between managing identities locally at the network level, and providing access to their users to applications in the cloud...

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Data Vulnerabilities in the Cloud

July 16, 2010 Added by:Danny Lieberman

Since almost all data breaches occur on the interface – adding an additional technology layer will serve to increase your value at risk not reduce it – since more complexity and more third party software only adds additional vulnerabilities and increases your threat surface...

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Security Solutions for Cloud Computing

July 15, 2010 Added by:Wolf Halton

This paper is concerned with discovery of the vulnerabilities in the landscape of the cloud, about discovery of security solutions, and about finding evidence that early-adopters or developers have grown more concerned with security...

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Cloud Computing Data Protection World Map

June 25, 2010 Added by:Bozidar Spirovski

Security and privacy in cloud computing are hot topics, and everyone has a take on it. Cloud computing providers deliver their levels of security and privacy by their internal policies and procedures, but the rigidity of these policies are strongly influenced by government regulations.

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Infrastructure will Determine Future of Cloud Computing

May 21, 2010 Added by:Rahul Neel Mani

Rolf Kleinwächter, Head of Managed Office and Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Fujitsu, agrees that it is still the early days of cloud computing, but says his company is prepared to cash in on the new developments...

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Security Compliance in a Cloud

April 19, 2010 Added by:Mark Gardner

For this inaugural post I have decided to tackle, what I perceive to be one of the biggest conundrums within the growth area of Cloud Computing, Security Compliance. I use the term conundrum, not that I believe for one second that Cloud Computing does not need Security and some form of compliance, far from it, but that suddenly these seem to have become show stopping issues for the uptake...

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Privacy and Cloud Computing Challenges

April 16, 2010 Added by:Rebecca Herold

The concept of “cloud computing” is not well known by most folks. Certainly not the personnel using a vast and growing number of cloud computing applications, without even know it, from business networks. If they don’t know what they are using, then how can they know the information security and privacy risks involved?

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Is Security a Curse for the Cloud Computing Industry?

March 25, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon

In 1975 my father, a doctor, was approached by some entrepreneurs. They had a brilliant idea. They were going to purchase a mainframe computer and sell computing on a timeshare basis to anyone who wanted to connect to it.  Charges would be based on compute cycles and applications would be provided pre-loaded.  Sound familiar?  That was cloud computing.   Today’s clou...

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Cloud computing: A Maneuvered Phrase !

February 11, 2010 Added by:K S Abhiraj

Cloud computing has become a huge ‘buzz-phrase’ in last few years, but you’d be forgiven for not knowing what the term actually means indeed. Different people interpret “cloud computing” in different ways. That’s the dilemma because computing “in the cloud” may be important for you and your organization, but if it’s not clear what it actually m...

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Virtualization : the maneuver tactic !

December 17, 2009 Added by:K S Abhiraj

The lure of virtualization is clear. From the business perspective, it means faster time-to-market for new technology enabled services and a strong foundation for new strategic initiatives, such as cloud computing. For technology organizations, virtualization promises faster server provisioning, increased hardware utilization, and lower costs for disaster recovery (DR).

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