Category: Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Tech

Google Cloud rolls out new storage products for better data protection

September 16, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud on Thursday introduced two new storage products, as well as an expansion of its Cloud Storage offering, to offer more resiliency and protection for customer data. The new services are Filestore Enterprise and Backup for Google Kubernetes Engine […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

8 top cloud security certifications

September 14, 2021

Via: CSO Online

As companies move more and more of their infrastructure to the cloud, they’re forced to shift their approach to security. The security controls you need to put in place for a cloud-based infrastructure are different from those for a traditional […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Microsoft brings Azure Government Top Secret into GA

August 16, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft on Monday announced the general availability of Azure Government Top Secret, a cloud service for government agencies that need to manage top-secret data. The offering is launching with more than 60 services and the promise of more to come […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Meta or micro cloud architecture? You need both

August 13, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

As the person heading “the cloud project,” you spent the past few years, during the pandemic and before, working to migrate most of the traditional on-premises applications to the public cloud. To date, you’ve moved 15% of the applications and […]

Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Tech

NSA, CISA release Kubernetes hardening guidance following Colonial Pipeline, other attacks

August 5, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Earlier this week, the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a joint document entitled Kubernetes Hardening Guidance. Kubernetes is an open-source orchestration system that relies on containers to automate the deployment, scaling […]

Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Tech

Accelerate government’s zero trust journey with cloud native security

August 4, 2021

Via: StateScoop

The sharp uptick in successful cyber attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic serves as a stark reminder to government leaders that their existing security strategies still leave adversaries plenty of vulnerabilities to exploit. According to former White House security advisor Dan […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables on the future of cloud security

July 20, 2021

Via: CSO Online

In March 2021 Google Cloud announced a new offering called Risk Protection Program, which is designed to help its cloud customers reduce security risk and connect with Google’s insurer partners, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and Munich Re. The insurers […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Securing infrastructure as code: Perils and best practices

July 8, 2021

Via: CSO Online

As organizations embrace cloud computing, the rate of infrastructure-as-code (IaC) adoption continues to rise. As with many new technologies, security is often bolted onto IaC or forgotten entirely. Securing IaC is important. Here’s how to best do so and the […]

Cloud Computing, Health Care, Industry, Tech

Microsoft has big plans for healthcare, and it’s taking a different path to the rest of big tech

June 21, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Healthcare seems to be top of the to-do lists of CEOs of tech’s biggest companies: Amazon is launching its own healthcare business, Apple’s turning the iPhone into a patient engagement and diagnostics tool, while Google’s parent company Alphabet is betting […]

Cloud Computing, Policy, State & Local, Tech

States Should Follow in Montana’s Modernization Footsteps

June 18, 2021

Via: StateTech Magazine

This summer, Montana is expected to retire a mainframe that has supported state agencies for decades. The state moved remaining applications to the cloud to finally discontinue use of the mainframe. Montana’s freedom from its ­mainframe is somewhat rare among […]