cloud security

June 4, 2014

SECURITY

Three Steps to Secure Cloud Enablement

I’ve been pretty forthcoming in sharing my belief that the security industry in general continues to struggle to transition from old ways to new, and that in today’s day and age we have to adapt quickly. The rise of mobile computing and communications (users, data, services) combined with increasing volumes of cloud services data traffic […]

May 16, 2014

DATA CENTER

Emerging Cloud Models: Community Cloud

There is no disputing that both enterprises and service providers are embracing cloud.  What’s different today is that not only are telcos cloud providers, but enterprises and governments are also becoming cloud providers through a community cloud model. A community cloud model is a collaborative effort where infrastructure is shared and  jointly accessed by several […]

May 12, 2014

DATA CENTER

How Anyone in Any Industry Can Get Started in Cloud

In today’s business landscape, cloud adoption and deployment is more than just a technical discussion. It’s really a choice about how to operate your business, regardless of what industry or vertical your organization is affiliated with. However, as a former CIO, I understand that many CIOs are more concerned with the challenges they face when […]

April 17, 2014

DATA CENTER

Bring Your Own Service: Why It Needs to be on InfoSec’s Radar

Security concerns around cloud adoption can keep many IT and business leaders up at night. This blog series examines how organizations can take control of their cloud strategies. The first blog of this series discussing the role of data security in the cloud can be found here. The second blog of this series highlighting drivers […]

April 8, 2014

SECURITY

Drivers for Managed Security and what to look for in a Cloud Provider [Summary]

The first blog of this series discussing the role of data security in the cloud can be found here. In 2014 and onward, security professionals can expect to see entire corporate perimeters extended to the cloud, making it essential to choose a service provider that can deliver the security that your business needs. While organizations can let business needs […]

April 8, 2014

DATA CENTER

Drivers for Managed Security and what to look for in a Cloud Provider

The first blog of this series discussing the role of data security in the cloud can be found here. In 2014 and onward, security professionals can expect to see entire corporate perimeters extended to the cloud, making it essential to choose a service provider that can deliver the security that your business needs. While organizations […]

March 6, 2014

SECURITY

Data Security Through the Cloud [summary]

Is the combination of cloud computing and mobility a perfect storm of security threats? Actually, yes. And you should prepare for them as if there is a storm coming. As businesses become increasingly mobile, so does sensitive data. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by ESG, 31% of security professionals say that the biggest […]

March 6, 2014

DATA CENTER

Data Security Through the Cloud

Is the combination of cloud computing and mobility a perfect storm of security threats? Actually, yes. And you should prepare for them as if there is a storm coming. As businesses become increasingly mobile, so does sensitive data. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by ESG, 31% of security professionals say that the biggest […]

January 31, 2014

DATA CENTER

Securing Cloud Transformation through Cisco Domain Ten Framework v2.0

Businesses of all sizes are looking for Cloud solutions to solve some of their biggest business and technology challenges—reducing costs, creating new levels of efficiency, transform to create agile environment and facilitate innovative business models. Along with the promise of Cloud comes top concern for Security. With rise of applications, transactions and data in the Cloud, […]