An old analogy in the security world is that you can drive a car much faster (safely anyway) if it has brakes. Here are just two simple areas where you need to see if your cloud has brakes.
Aren't you suspicious of vendor-written case studies? Well, once in a while, somebody really does buy a product and fix a problem. It's refreshing to hear a CIO, not a marketer, tell the story.
If IT really is out of sync with the business, communication is the solution. CIO consultant Abbie Lundberg notes three essential--and simple--communication strategies.
Get your head up off the tech grindstone and take a wider view. Finally.
Technology changes quickly--that's a given. But people don't change quickly--that's also a given.
What the Snowden leak appears to have revealed above all is that our system of checks and balances--in other words, the system of oversight upon which our entire experiment in democracy rests--has broken down.
Is anyone outraged yet?
The employees at Comfort Care Services, a provider of housing and rehabilitation services in the United Kingdom, are dispersed among 42 sites. They don't spend much time sitting in cubicles or conference rooms. They generally work on the go, and they're rarely together in one place. Yet somehow, the CCS staff manages to collaborate in ways that have not only improved the delivery of care, but also driven down costs.
It's 3 p.m. Do you know what devices your employees are using?
Whenever I think about the state of software security, I get an image of that rooftop party scene in the movie Independence Day, starring Will Smith.