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Cloud solutions: The danger of 'floating' contracts

In most cloud engagements these days, it is not only the customer’s data that is in the cloud, but also many key parts of the vendor contract as well. That is, the average cloud vendor today generally places several key areas of the...

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Cisco security exec: ‘Connected devices are creating 277 times more data than people are’

CSO Managing Editor Ryan Francis recently spoke with Anthony Grieco, senior director and trust strategy officer at Cisco’s Security and Trust Organization, about how organizations can securely incorporate new technologies as they...

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DevOps and cloud infrastructure permutations

The cloud has one DevOps advantage - it limits the number of permutations of storage, network, and CPU combinations that can be used for infrastructure (IaaS).

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Facebook hit with maximum fine for breaking French privacy law

The French data protection watchdog has imposed its harshest penalty on Facebook for six breaches of French privacy law.

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Achieving compliance in the cloud

More and more organizations are moving towards cloud technologies for scalability, cost reduction, and new service offerings. In this short article we will review cloud basics and look at auditing for compliance challenges.

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Email, email, in the cloud

The transition from on-premises to cloud-based email is an opportunity to tighten security controls.

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Cloudflare wants to secure IoT connections to the internet

Web optimization and security firm Cloudflare launched a service that could allow IoT manufacturers to protect devices from attacks and deploy patches much quicker.

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Security-as-a-service model gains traction

A new report finds mid-tier companies are increasingly turning to security-as-a-service offerings to manage their network security needs.

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10 interview questions for hiring cloud-literate security staff

The answers will paint a picture of whether this candidate understands cloud security.

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Finding and protecting the crown jewels

Layer 7 visibility and stateful application controls are important aspects of cloud security—protecting business-critical applications and data.

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Don't get bit by zombie cloud data

Data you thought you had deleted from the cloud can come back to haunt you. Get to know your provider’s data deletion policy

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The intersection of DevOps and application security

This article discusses DevOps security and the application security tools that need to be embedded within its process. These additions enable proper InfoSec protection of web applications.

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5 must-have security tools

Trusted IT security gear protects data, authenticates users and monitors systems for suspicious events.

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Top 10 ways to achieve agile security

Find out how to enable developers to do what they wanted, when they wanted, as fast as they wanted

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The iCloud hackers' bitcoin ransom looks like a fake

A group of hackers who claimed to hold millions of iCloud accounts for ransom said on Friday they'd been paid. But one bitcoin expert says that's bogus.

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Taming the SaaS security wilderness

As rogue applications proliferate, the need to protect corporate data requires new tools.

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What is serverless computing?

In this animation, Network World explains some of the concepts of serverless computing, and how it represents the next phase of cloud computing for Internet of Things applications and products.

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After Amazon outage, HealthExpense worries about cloud lock-in

Financial services companies as popular targets of cybercriminals for the obvious reason -- they're where the money's at. And health care companies have medical records, which are very valuable on the black market since the...

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Here's how Microsoft is helping companies build IoT hardware

One of the biggest challenges with building connected hardware is getting from proof-of-concept (PoC) prototypes to a devices that are ready for a large-scale production rollout. Microsoft is aiming to help with that issue through a...

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Problems that arise with cloud to cloud interactions

Some companies have multiple applications in different public clouds. There is a possibility that some public cloud applications need to access another public cloud's application data. Should this architecture be allowed?

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