Tag: cloud

According to recent research1, 50% of organizations use more than one public cloud infrastructure vendor, choosing between Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and a series of others. 85% of those using more than one cloud infrastructure provider are managing up to four1, seeking the best fit for their applications and hedging ...
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Hybrid environments—whether they are private clouds bridging to public clouds or traditional data centers bridging to public clouds—have become the de facto service architecture for most enterprises. We all want the agility, cost benefits, and competitive advantages associated with the hybrid cloud, but we often hit a wall when it comes to key aspects of ...
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You share responsibility for securing your data in the cloud. What does that mean? More than anything else, that you understand where the layers of protection from your cloud provider ends, and your responsibility begins.   A storm awaits many companies as they move infrastructure, applications, and entire portfolios to cloud services.  Yet, the pace ...
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When there’s a technical issue, telecom customers often call a support line and ask for assistance, providing personal information when necessary to resolve the problem. However, what customers don’t know is that the personal data they share over the phone could be potentially susceptible to a cyberattack, depending on where it’s stored after the call ...
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CIOs, it is time to have a frank and open discussion with your staff. This conversation may be difficult or awkward, as it involves topics such as consent, privacy, and appropriate protection. Yes, you need to speak with your staff about the organization’s cloud strategy, and any deployment or security issues that they are facing. ...
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This blog was written by Nat Smith. Sometimes I kick off a client conversation by asking, "What is your strategy for cloud security?" It is surprising how often they not only have no such strategy, but do not even think they need one. They take the security options offered by their cloud service providers (CSP) ...
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