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Category: Cloud Computing


Cloud Computing, Tech

The growing dichotomy of AI-powered code in cloud-native security

June 3, 2024

Via: CSO Online

AI-generated code promises to reshape cloud-native application development practices, offering unparalleled efficiency gains and fostering innovation at unprecedented levels. However, amidst the allure of newfound technology lies a profound duality—the stark contrast between the benefits of AI-driven software development and […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

3 reasons you should adopt cloud monitoring

May 30, 2024

Via: CIO

Cloud network management offers increased security, operational efficiencies, and more. The complexity of enterprise and industrial networks has outpaced the capabilities of traditional management tools. More than 30% of cloud professionals surveyed by Cisco last year said they have struggled […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Cloud access security brokers (CASBs): What to know before you buy

May 30, 2024

Via: CSO Online

A cloud access security broker manages access between enterprise endpoints and cloud resources from a security perspective. Here’s what to consider when selecting the right CASB for your enterprise. Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) explained As the name suggests, a […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Microsoft in talks over cloud licensing complaint in the EU

February 8, 2024

Via: CIO

Microsoft is in talks with Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe (CISPE) to settle the trade body’s complaint about its cloud software licensing practices in the European Union (EU). “Today, CISPE confirms that it has opened discussions with Microsoft aimed […]


Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Tech

FBI warns against cloud credential-stealing Androxgh0st botnet

January 17, 2024

Via: CSO Online

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have published an urgent advisory about the Androxgh0st botnet, which is being used to steal cloud credentials from major platforms, including AWS, SendGrid, and Microsoft Office 365. […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

The Pillars of Cloud Infrastructure Security in 2023 and Beyond

October 23, 2023

Via: InformationWeek

Cloud computing has revolutionized the way enterprises deploy and manage critical applications. It ensures unparalleled agility in terms of hosting and scaling an IT infrastructure. With its distributed nature and unlimited on-demand compute power, the cloud enables frictionless real-time access […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

The US Department of Defense can’t mitigate restrictive conditions in its cloud contracts

September 15, 2023

Via: TechSpot

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) analyzed the software licenses used by the Department of Defense (DoD), focusing in particular on commercial cloud computing offers. GAO officials found several issues within those contracts, despite highlighting the fact that federal agencies […]


Cloud Computing, Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Los Angeles IT secures the vote with open source and the cloud

August 11, 2023

Via: CIO

Vital for democracy, voting system integrity has come under increasing scrutiny of late, placing pressure on government IT leaders to ensure election systems are robust and uncompromised. Aman Bhullar, CIO of Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, has heeded the call, […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Four federal departments have not fully implemented cloud security practices, GAO says

May 18, 2023

Via: FCW

A Government Accountability Office report examining the implementation of cloud security practices at four department-level agencies found that none of them have fully applied those practices to date. The report, released on Thursday, describes the efforts at the departments of […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

IRS system doesn’t meet all cloud security requirements, watchdog says

April 4, 2023

Via: FCW

The IRS’s Enterprise Case Management System did not always meet established cloud security requirements, the Treasury’s Inspector General for Tax Administration found. In a new report, the IG found the IRS did not meet every agency guideline for cloud operations, […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Pentagon didn’t check risks before authorizing cloud services, watchdog finds

February 24, 2023

Via: FCW

Department of Defense officials who authorized the use of commercial cloud services across components of the agency did not review all required documentation needed to determine potential security concerns, leaving DOD’s armed forces unaware of vulnerabilities and cybersecurity risks across […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

NDAA’s cloud cyber-testing provision marks another hefty DOD compliance lift, analyst says 

January 19, 2023

Via: FCW

A key provision in the fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act has tasked the Defense Department with evaluating the cybersecurity of any commercial cloud systems that touch its classified data, but there are concerns about what downstream effects provision will […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Oracle to invest $2.4 billion quarterly in cloud infra as demand grows in triple digits

December 13, 2022

Via: CIO

Oracle on Monday said it will continue to invest $2.4 billion per quarter in its cloud business, which accelerated 48% in the second quarter, helping the company revenue grow 25% year-on-year, without accounting for currency fluctuations. Cloud services as a […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Verticalization, managed services and sustainability to drive cloud trends in 2023

December 8, 2022

Via: CIO

No matter how reliable their sources, IT analysts’ technology adoption forecasts are fundamentally interpretive – opinions based on received data. This is particularly true when predicting deployment trends in tomorrow’s cloud market. Predictive viewpoints from cloud service providers, meanwhile, are […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

IT leaders weigh the case for innovation in industry clouds

December 7, 2022

Via: CIO

As companies migrate to the cloud, many providers are serving up industry clouds—cloud services that offer data models and workflows that meet the basic needs of companies in particular industries like banking, healthcare, and manufacturing. By taking care of table […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Cloud spending forecast to grow despite faltering global economy

October 31, 2022

Via: CIO

Even as enterprises attempt to tackle economic headwinds with budget cutbacks, a research report from market research firm Gartner showed that end-user public cloud spending is expected to grow in 2023. The report, which covers categories such as infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Inside the US Army’s ‘warfighting’ cloud

October 6, 2022

Via: CIO

US Army CIO Dr. Raj Iyer is virtually on the front lines of the Russian-Ukrainian war — and it is not an exercise. As part of NATO’s commitment to support Ukraine, a democracy Russia invaded in February, Iyer and his […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

How cloud migration is transforming the education sector

September 27, 2022

Via: CIO

The digital transformation of the education sector is accelerating at pace. You don’t need to look far to find powerful examples of how data is helping to enrich both student and educator outcomes. Gardens, Libraries and Museums of The University […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

IaC Scanning: A Fantastic, Overlooked Learning Opportunity

September 27, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Everything you read about infrastructure as code (IaC) is focused on how it works or why you want to make sure that it actually is building the way you want it to build. These are critical areas. But are we […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

The CIO’s Hybrid Cloud Journey Incorporates Extensive Systems Thinking

August 11, 2022

Via: CIO

Heading down the path of systems thinking for the hybrid cloud is the equivalent of taking the road less traveled in the storage industry. It is much more common to hear vendor noise about direct cloud integration features, such as […]