This year, April study conducted by independent research firm Ponemon Institute and sponsored by CA Technologies, surveyed 103 cloud service providers in the U.S. and 24 in Europe representing a mix of cloud service and deployment models. 70% said they allocate 10% or less of IT resources to security and control-related activity. Who is most responsible for […]

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From an attacker’s perspective, cloud providers aggregate access to many victims’ data into a single point of entry. As the cloud environments become more and more popular, they will increasingly become the focus of attacks. Some organizations think that liability can be outsourced, but no, and I hope that we all understand it cannot. The […]

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Continue from my last post about NIST, I found the IEEE targets Cloud Interoperability Standards and for that matter the organization established 2 work groups P2301 – Guide for Cloud Portability and Interoperability Profiles (CPIP): ”This guide advises cloud computing ecosystem participants (cloud vendors, service providers, and users) of standards-based choices in areas such as application interfaces, portability interfaces, management […]

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On my “way to the clouds” I find customers ask for EU or US regulation of cloud facilities and SaaS delivery standards. I searched the web for more information and I have found that NIST is the most trusted anf the on that is most close to be a “certified” for defining the standards in […]

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