Today, updated versions of the Cloud Controls Matrix and Consensus Assessments Initiatives Questionnaire hit the web.
NIST presents 65 challenges of cloud computing divided into nine categories in an effort to build consensus and formulate solutions.
Infrastructure cloud computing presents a plethora of challenges that are derived from the company's cloud resources.
In the world of information security, naturally, security is of paramount importance, but control is king.
For the first time, the report shows how often providers encrypt communications coming to and from Gmail.
Surveys conducted at the RSA Conference revealed that many can still access former employers' systems and most eschewed the cloud for sensitive data.
On Wednesday, Yahoo's CISO Alex Stamos announced the security measures.
Growth businesses are always looking for flexible ways of working that reduce capital and running costs, while securely delivering the data users need, when and where they need it.
Of the respondents participating in a just released survey, 33 percent indicated that they are less likely to adopt the cloud due to fears of government surveillance.
Enterprises are still not being proactive enough in securing the data they have in the cloud, according to a recent study.
The Canadian government has hired Wedge Networks, a provider of cloud-based security services, to secure its computing infrastructure.
Cloud computing is becoming a reality that will need to be addressed by every security department.
Baltimore-based RedOwl Analytics was named "Most Innovative Company" at the RSA Conference 2014 Innovation Sandbox event.
The tools that organizations have relied on to protect their networks are antiquated and no longer work.
While agility, availability and lower TCO will drive business to the cloud, organizations must address open questions around the security and compliance of PHI, PII, and who has access to it.
In order to unlock the floodgates, we need to address the security concerns of moving everything to the cloud. Fortunately, cloud providers today are heavily invested in addressing this issue.
While cloud vendors vie for dominance in attracting customers with their promises of data access anywhere, and better security than a company might be able to provide for itself, the bottom line is that client companies are responsible for their data, regardless of where it resides.
The cloud offers reliability, cost savings and convenience, but protecting it requires modern-day defenses, reports Jim Romeo.
Will 2013 be remembered as the year that DevOps accelerated into the IT mainstream or became just another trend that died in the "hype cycle"?
I'm not a big predictions guy. I don't own a crystal ball, though I have been known to ask questions of my daughter's "Magic 8-Ball" on occasion. When it comes to enterprise IT, however, I do have some strong opinions about what 2014 will bring.
When we talk about the cloud, we need to realize that the concept of the cloud is a business, not a technical, construct.
In this video, David Campbell, founder and CEO of JumpCloud, discusses security in the cloud when it comes to small to medium sized enterprises.
Why does the lure of the cloud tempt businesses to put ever more sensitive data at risk? Richard Moulds, VP of strategy at Thales e-Security examines the situation.
Starting in early January, Yahoo Mail will be protected by SSL encryption by default.
Obstacles still remain before companies can safeguard assets in the cloud, but software advances are helping, reports David Cotriss.
Cloud providers must be evaluated before moving operations, says the DTCC's Mark Clancy.
The tech giant argued that a ruling could have troubling legal implications on "ordinary activities" where unencrypted Wi-Fi traffic is intercepted.
Companies who leverage the cloud have concerns over the security of their data. The migration has increased demand for incident response pros, including reverse engineers and malware analysts.
It used to be that organizations were concerned about migrating their data to the cloud out of fear of hackers or disgruntled insiders. But Edward Snowden's NSA leaks show there's a new threat actor: the government. Encryption can help.
The deal to purchase Trusteer is rumored to be near $1 billion.