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Whilst I did not visit all sessions that were offered, some constrained by time others by choice, sessions that stood out were those by GoGrid, Unisys, Rackspace, Amazon & SAP. Of course as a technologist I expected more from Amazon; however SAP true to its reputation had a renowned r...
Last week at the 7th International Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, I sat on a panel discussing virtualization and the cloud. As a follow on to my contribution, it is my intention to expand on the position of virtualization and the cloud ecosystem.
Last Wednesday I had the distinct honor of being part of one of Jeremy Geelan's Panel of Expert segment at the 7th annual Cloud Expo in Santa Clara. To be honest I when I got the email, despite the pleasure of being considered to present my trade, I was
Enterprises must take appropriate steps to integrate governance, risk management and compliance as part of their modus operandi. A main source of contention within IT governance, is the use of multiple vendors for IT resources, where the objectives of vendors may not necessarily align ...
Can traditional GRC practices adapt to the cloud computing environment?As we become more technology dependent, more so in today's "cloud"-driven environment, IT security needs to evolve from the traditional sense of digital security.
Will cloud forensics be effective in managing boundaries of responsibility and access?Proponents of the cloud ecosystem touts its "vastness, flexibility and scalability as advantages for the implementation of cloud services. However, from a
One major concern with the adoption of cloud computing is the lack of a defined standard or standards that are specific to operations impacting security, interoperability & mobility within the Cloud ecosystem.As most managers of security
With the advent of Web 2.0 and onward, the rise of the terminology and concept we call Cloud Computing, coupled with an increase in the manner technologies are being used, not only by corporations but by individuals as well, comes an increased drive to
As business technology managers we are constantly challenged by a need to support a broad spectrum of information technologies within our organizations. Now more so with the establishment of the amalgamation of services that now comprises the cloud computing ecosystem. The pure purpos...
As business technology managers we are constantly challenged by a need to support a broad spectrum of information technologies within our organizations. Now more so with the establishment of the amalgamation of services that now comprises the cloud
Cloud Computing offers a sense of "vastness" in terms of storage and remote processing. According to Simpson Garfinkil, a major challenge to any digital forensics investigator investigating data within the cloud; can be an inability to locate or identify
I've been asked quite a few times, "when will it be a good time to get into cloud computing?" by potential clients. My answer is typically it depends... I know, I know.... not much direction there, but really it all depends. Why ?Well, some
Within the realms of digital forensics analysts traditionally performed analysis on static data, either from a core dump, bit to bit imaging etc. Recently we have seen an increased focus directed at the live forensics environment. As users rely more on
Malicious software or malware is a security nightmare. One can agree with the statement that malware in the internet is a growing epidemic and is costing industry billions of dollars each year.According to Microsoft Malware "is short for
What is SOA? One can say that the synthesis of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) platforms with middleware tools and concepts evolved into what we know today as Service Oriented Architecture.SOA then represents a standards based
Expanding on the " introduction to cloud computing" article, here are some additional suggestions for choosing a cloud service model provider. In a typical Cloud Computing data centre, an application set will generally be hosted over Virtual Machines running on a large number of P...
Expanding on the " introduction to cloud computing" article, here are some additional suggestions for choosing a cloud service model provider.In a typical Cloud Computing data centre, an application set will generally be hosted over Virtual
Web-services research and protocol applications have been around and in use for quite some time now. With the potential Capex and Opex savings enterprises can potentially realise from utilizing a cloud computing service model, there should also be added
So I flew in to the Orlando (MCO) airport yesterday returning from a trip to the UK. Without realizing it I was taking note of security procedures and mentally checking off items as I stood in line waiting my turn with the C & I official. Of course, I
Cloud Computing providers claim to have infrastructure and assets in place to ensure the security of the client's data as effectively as possible, but will these measure be enough to continue to maintain the stated security as subscribers grow and more
December 2009 Support provided by EBSL Technologies Int'lLately in the IT community all the hype is on Cloud Computing. We have small start-ups offering several variations of Cloud services as well as some of the established big players