Entries Tagged as 'Google'
by Jay Heiser | December 9, 2010 | Comments Off
Wikileaks has become the world’s most visible and newsworthy user of cloud computing. Its current situation provides some useful enterprise lessons on the unique attributes of digital information. 1) Digital data is very fragile: Even within something as simple as a PC filesystem, a digital file doesn’t exist as a single contiguous body of information. [...]
Category: Cloud security Tags: Amazon, backups, BCP/DR, cloud security, Google, information persistence, replication, Wikileaks
by Jay Heiser | November 12, 2010 | Comments Off
We are in the midst of one of humanity’s grand experiments, and it is increasingly characterized by a struggle over the control of personal data.
Category: Cloud risk management security Tags: congress, Facebook, Google, privacy, regulation
by Jay Heiser | September 13, 2010 | Comments Off
The Titanic was widely claimed to be unsinkable. Unfortunately, belief in its invulnerability discouraged greater attention to disaster response mechanisms. Is the availability of increasingly sophisticated cloud fault tolerance mechanisms leading us to make a similar mistake?
Category: Cloud risk management security Tags: continuity, failure, Google, recovery, redundancy