The Challenges of Cloud Security Below 10,000 Feet, by Wendy Nather, Research Director, Enterprise Security Practice at The 451 Group

If you’re a large enterprise, you’re in pretty good shape for the cloud:  you know what kind of security you want and need, you have security staff who can validate what you’re getting from the provider, and you can hold up your end of the deal – since it takes both customer and provider working [...]

Streamlining Security for Cloud Environments, by Duke Skarda — Chief Technology Officer for SoftLayer

One of the biggest challenges and roadblocks to realizing the full potential of cloud computing is security. All the benefits of sharing IT infrastructure go out the window unless issues of privacy and data integrity are addressed. Security breaches are costly—both financially and in terms of credibility. That’s why SoftLayer is working with StillSecure to [...]