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New Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide – Pt. I

New Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide – Pt. I Ensuring that sensitive data is secure is a top priority for the US Department of Defense (DoD). The agency’s latest cloud computing security requirements are important for cloud computing vendors aiming to help midsize firms keep their data safe. Latest Guidelines The DoD’s new Cloud Computing…

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Challenges of Data Fragmentation

When we consider how information is proliferating across many different types of storage, such as mobile devices and cloud services, one of the first things that springs to mind is security. This is certainly a major challenge. However, as discussed in a previous article, fragmentation of corporate data results in a new range of issues….

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2011: Year of the Data Breach

TeamSHATTER and other industry resources have deemed that 2011 is the Year of the Data Breach. October was National Cyber Security Awareness Month and recent data breaches had many talking about security vigilance and data protection. The Climate A study done by Verizon, the US Secret Service and the Dutch High Tech Crime Unit offered…

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Security as a Service (SecaaS)

We’ve gone through many of the varied offerings available in the cloud – from software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and identity as a service (IDaaS). An emerging trend is the offering of security as a service (SecaaS), which is designed to address the sense of insecurity…

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Building a Secure Cloud Infrastructure

For those of us considering IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) solutions, it’s important to consider various requirements of a secure cloud infrastructure. It’s important to contextualize what “security” means in an IaaS context. Secure Infrastructure Basics As with any cloud solution, some security concerns fall in the realm of the cloud service provider, while others…

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