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Adrienne’s View: Cloud security benefits belie pre-deployment doubts

Cloud security is often better than customers expect it to be. I’ve blogged about that trend before, including the Cloud Trust Study (commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by comScore) showing high percentages of small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) seeing improved security after moving to the cloud. Two recent studies add further evidence that security apprehensions...

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Suggested Resolutions for Cloud Providers in 2014 #3: Avoid acronym soup when discussing cloud services

In my prior two posts, I discussed my first two Suggested New Year’s Resolutions for cloud providers in 2014: Suggested Resolution #1: Reinforce that security is a shared responsibilitySuggested Resolution #2: Be precise about what the service does, and doesn’t do Today, I want to offer my third and final resolution: Avoid acronym soup when...

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Lieberman Software’s Privileged Identity Management (PIM) solution now available on Windows Azure

One of the things I enjoyed most about the CSA Congress was spending time with people in and around the technology industry and the cloud computing sector.  One of the presenters at this year’s congress, held the first week of December in Orlando, Florida, was Philip Lieberman, President of Lieberman Software, a provider of identity...

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Are You and Your IT Staff on The Same Page?

For business leaders to make sound decisions related to ITsecurity, they need clear, timely information that maps to business goals. Unfortunately, many IT professionals could do better in communicatingwith executives, according to a recent study conductedby the Ponemon Institute for the IT security firm Tripwire.    See more >>  ...

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SMB CTO Reports on Security Management and Green IT with the Cloud

Posted by Adrienne Hall, general manager, Trustworthy Computing with special guest Bobby Jimenez, chief technology officer of Sindicatum Sustainable Resources The cloud continues to transform the way organizations do business. CIOs are identifying business priorities and gaining IT efficiencies such as rapid deployment and the flexibility to grow and contract as their needs change over...

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