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The Dilemma that is Cloud

by Jay Heiser  |  June 3, 2013

Life in the cloud would be so much easier if there were only some sort of ‘cloud risk seal of approval’.  Most public cloud services seem to offer a reasonable...

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SAS 70 not a proof of security, privacy or 'ccompliance'

by Jay Heiser  |  July 14, 2010

"In a somewhat startling revelation, Gartner analysts have claimed that Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS) 70 is being misused by many vendors, and often their customers and certified public accountants...

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The SAS 70 Charade

by Jay Heiser  |  July 5, 2010

SAS 70 is  a) not a certification, b) not a standard, and c) isn't meant to be applied the way it is being applied now.  To be fair, all service...

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Why I'm ambiguous about SaaS email

by Jay Heiser  |  June 30, 2010

Ideally, there would be no sensitive data in email, or it would be encrypted.  Email is an unsafe, and unreliable service, and it leaks like a sieve. It was never...

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