Category: cloud

Performance Monitoring in the Cloud Age

Performance Monitoring in the Cloud Age

Cloud – Business applications have continued to become more complex, and the tools we all rely on to monitor performance have not always kept up.

Cloud-Native Security Threats And Pitfalls: What's Your Last Line Of Defense?

Cloud-Native Security Threats And Pitfalls: What’s Your Last Line Of Defense?

It’s time to rethink legacy backup and recovery systems when you go cloud-native, and portability is key. Cloud – Kubernetes is innovative, but it’s not bulletproof. On June 2, a team of plugin developers working with the Jenkins Artifactory system discovered an error in a Kubernetes deployment they were using. It was serious enough to…
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As Businesses Move to the Cloud, Cybercriminals Follow Close Behind

As Businesses Move to the Cloud, Cybercriminals Follow Close Behind

In the wake of COVID-19, data theft is by far the top tactic, followed by crypto mining and ransomware. COVID-19 has introduced many new normals for business, and IT operations are no exception. Despite tighter technology budgets in the wake of the economic recession, companies are moving full steam ahead toward the cloud due to…
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CEOs Have Their Heads In The Cloud Around COVID-19

CEOs Have Their Heads In The Cloud Around COVID-19

As Pandemic Moves In, On-Premise Moves Out The COVID-19 pandemic is hastening many companies’ ongoing migration to the cloud as organizations both small and large see their workforce turned into a well-distributed, stay-at-home army. While large on-premise datacenters were once all the rage, COVID-19 is helping to prove how unwieldy they can be, according to several industry…
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Critical questions to answer in developing a cloud risk-management strategy

Critical questions to answer in developing a cloud risk-management strategy

Many organizations claim to have a cloud strategy. But, when you ask their executives what the strategy is, they simply say: “Well, we’re in the cloud.” Unfortunately, getting to the cloud is not a strategy—especially when it comes to protecting the cyber assets that you are migrating there. There is a link between security and…
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What Is A Data Passport: Building Trust, Data Privacy And Security In The Cloud

What Is A Data Passport: Building Trust, Data Privacy And Security In The Cloud

Cloud – Data privacy is one of the most critical elements of business today — and also one of the most challenging. Sixty percent of businesses reported they suffered a data breach caused by a vendor or third party in 2018, and according to Gemalto, more than 6 million records are lost or stolen every…
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Securing Data On The Cloud Requires Focused Privileged Access Strategies

Securing Data On The Cloud Requires Focused Privileged Access Strategies

Misuse of privileged access is becoming one of the primary culprits behind cloud data breaches. Despite significant efforts from leading cloud providers in creating awareness of the shared responsibility model, the leaks continue to grow both in numbers and size. This warrants the relooking and crafting a focused strategy for privileged access management (PAM) on…
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Cloud (In)security: Protecting Your Business Across Multiple Platforms

Cloud (In)security: Protecting Your Business Across Multiple Platforms

Depending on how much of a formalist you are, cloud computing (aka network-based computing) was invented in the 1960s by Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider who was working on Arpanet or in 2006 when Google CEO Eric Schmidt used the term “cloud computing” at an industry conference. It turns out, 2006 was also the year that…
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