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 [...]

The use of legitimate channels to distribute malicious software to users, by Rory Smith, SOC Analyst

With security companies recording known and popular domains used for spreading malicious software, malicious users are constantly looking for new channels to launch their illegal campaigns. A growing trend in the wild is the distribution of malicious code through legitimate domains. A recent victim to this kind of activity would be none other than Amazon [...]

StillSecure Launches Industry’s First Comprehensive Managed Security Services Suite for Public and Private Clouds

Superior, CO – May 25, 2011 — StillSecure®, a managed network security solutions and certified compliance company, today unveiled the StillSecure Cloud Security Services Platform, the industry’s first comprehensive suite of managed security services for both public and private cloud environments. The StillSecure Cloud Security Services Platform provides easy deployment of StillSecure’s powerful suite of [...]