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Finally, PCI DSS In The Cloud Guidance

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 12, 2013

As all of you already know, PCI Council has finally released an official  “Information Supplement: PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines” [PDF] aka “PCI DSS in the cloud.” Here are some...

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Nowhere Man

by Dan Blum  |  October 1, 2012

Nowhere Man is not referring to the frequency of posts on this blog recently :-), nor to the Beatles song. I’m recalling a 1990s TV series about a journalist whose life...

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What we Need is the Equivalent of Apple for Enterprise Data Centers

by Neil Macdonald  |  August 29, 2012

I’ve spent the last three days in Silicon Valley – some of it at VMworld and some of it with a client. With the flight out and back to the...

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Webinar on Security Monitoring of Public Cloud Assets

by Anton Chuvakin  |  May 25, 2012

Topic: “Security Monitoring of Your Public Cloud Assets” Date: 21 June 2012  Time: 10:00 AM EDT  |  1:00 PM EDT Register: Abstract: “Cloud security monitoring is almost an afterthought...

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Yes, Cloud Offerings Can Have an On-Premises Element

by Neil Macdonald  |  May 25, 2012

One of the common misconceptions that I run into is that a public cloud services provider can’t have an on-premises element to their offering and that having this footprint somehow...

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Getting Ready for Gartner’s 2012 Infrastructure & Operations and Information Security Summits

by Neil Macdonald  |  May 21, 2012

I’ve been absent from my typical blogging routine getting my material finalized for two Gartner upcoming US-based summits in June 2012. The first is Gartner’s Infrastructure and Operations Management Summit...

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My Cloud Security Monitoring Paper Publishes!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  April 23, 2012

“Security Monitoring of Public Cloud Assets” paper is up on the Gartner site – go and grab it there. Abstract follows below: “Cloud computing is changing the way enterprises use...

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Cloud Security Monitoring: The “Who” Question

by Anton Chuvakin  |  April 10, 2012

Another inherently “annoying” feature of security monitoring (apart from its “ongoing, need-to-do-it-forever” nature) is that somebody must actually do it. Yes, the dreaded “who will do the monitoring on a...

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Cloud Computing can be More Secure

by Neil Macdonald  |  March 31, 2012

In multiple Gartner surveys, security is cited as the number one inhibitor to the adoption of Cloud-based computing. Many IT professionals have a preconceived notion that cloud computing will be...

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Are we Wildebeests or Are we Lemmings?

by Dan Blum  |  March 29, 2012

Last week I was closeted in our Cloud Adoption Contextual Research findings consolidation meeting. We were researching cloud adoption by the early adopters. We found a great variety of patterns, in...

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