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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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Is Cloud Secure? WTFC!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  March 13, 2012

“Is cloud secure?” Seriously, why are you asking this? Ask: is MY USE of cloud  computing secure? Or, if you want to be a bit fancy, you can add “…...

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Cloud IS Different: So Monitoring Must Be Different?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 16, 2012

I'm tired of hearing quotes like “cloud is completely different from traditional IT” as well as those that say “cloud is just like outsourcing, mainframes, etc.” Those who like the...

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Cloud Security Monitoring: IaaS Conundrum

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 7, 2012

As you learned from my previous posts related to security monitoring of public cloud assets, there are challenges related to monitoring data availability as well as data interpretation. IaaS environments...

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Intrusion Prevention Systems? We Need Intrusion Resilient Systems

by Neil Macdonald  |  February 3, 2012

I’ve blogged before about advanced threats that easily bypass our traditional protection mechanisms and reside undetected for extended periods of time on our systems. On one of the panels I...

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Cloud Security Monitoring for IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

by Anton Chuvakin  |  January 21, 2012

My journey deep into cloud security monitoring continues, with a brief detour into “faith-based monitoring” (as in “we believe our cloud provider takes care of monitoring“). In any case, let’s...

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More On Security Monitoring of Public Cloud Assets

by Anton Chuvakin  |  January 14, 2012

This post is not a whine about how security in public cloud environments is lagging behind the traditional physical environments. There is nothing here to whine about since our experience...

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Cloud Security Monitoring!

by Anton Chuvakin  |  January 9, 2012

How exciting is that? You combine 3 non-specific words – cloud, security, monitoring - and you get … what exactly? Let’s find out! This quarter my research focuses on cloud...

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The Market for Dynamic Application Security Testing is Anything but Static

by Neil Macdonald  |  January 4, 2012

We’ve just published a new Magic Quadrant for Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) for Gartner clients. In Gartner research, we use the term DAST to refer to testing solutions and...

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