Tag: Cloud

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 […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Most cloud security problems breathe

May 28, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

A study by Ponemon and IBM indicates that misconfigured cloud servers cause 19% of data breaches. This is an expensive problem with an average cost of half a million dollars per breach. This figure does not consider the potential PR […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Don’t migrate your problems to the cloud

May 14, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

The cloud is typically a destination for systems needing to be modernized to take advantage of technologies such as AI, predictive analytics, or a hundred other cloud services. It’s typically cheaper, it can be allocated and changed in minutes, and […]

Cloud Computing, Hardware & Software, Tech

Modernizing Container Security Is Essential to Secure Application Development

May 12, 2021

Via: Nextgov

Open-source container technology has already disrupted traditional software development practices. Now, containers are poised to upend the way federal IT professionals secure those practices. Securing containers necessitates a “shift left” mentality, where security is fully integrated into the entire development […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

Emerging open cloud security framework has backing of Microsoft, Google and IBM

May 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Each of the big cloud platforms has its own methodology for passing on security information to logging and security platforms, leaving it to the vendors to find proprietary ways to translate that into a format that works for their tool. […]

Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity

Data is the world’s most valuable (and vulnerable) resource

March 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

There’s no overstating it: 2020 was a hell of a year. When future generations learn about 2020, the pandemic, social tension and political unrest will take up most of the oxygen. But for those learning about the history of cybersecurity, […]

Cloud Computing

OPA: A general-purpose policy engine for cloud-native

August 5, 2020

Via: InfoWorld all

As your organization embraces the cloud, you may find that the dynamism and scale of the cloud-native stack requires a far more complicated security and compliance landscape. For instance, with container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes gaining traction, developers and devops […]

Cloud Computing

Why the future of financial markets is in the cloud

June 22, 2020

Via: Fortune

Think of critical infrastructure, and sectors such as telecommunications, agriculture, and construction likely come to mind, as physical assets such as networks, farms, roads, and bridges keep economies humming. But the financial services industry is also among this cohort, according […]

Cloud Computing

Microsoft Azure becomes SAS’s preferred cloud platform

June 15, 2020

Via: ZDnet

SAS and Microsoft are jointly announcing today a strategic partnership making Azure the preferred cloud platform for SAS’s analytics portfolio. Although nothing is firm at this point, there is potential to integrate SAS with many Azure services. While SAS will […]

Cloud Computing

Cloud infrastructure operators should quickly patch VMware Cloud Director flaw

June 2, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Public and private cloud administrators who are using VMware Cloud Director should immediately apply the patch for a high-risk vulnerability that can be used by hackers to take full control of virtualized cloud infrastructure, security experts warn. VMware released fixes […]