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 [...]

‘Don’t Leave Your IT Security to Luck’ Event in Boca March 17

    Lunch & Learn Session Co-Sponsored by Host.net and StillSecure BOCA RATON, FL (March 10, 2011) – Learn how to protect your enterprise data against attacks, whether you’re housing it locally or in the cloud, in “Don’t Leave Your IT Security to Luck,” a lunch-and-learn session from 11:30am-1:30 pm on Thursday, March 17 being [...]

Cloud AV Centric Trojan By Joshua Roback, Still Secure

The never-ending cat and mouse game being played between hackers and security professionals has reached yet another level. In an effort to deter virus creators, many networks have turned to cloud-based anti-virus solutions. Utilizing the ever popular “cloud” for large-scale anti-virus management not only reduces local resource usage, but reduces the malware signature publishing delay [...]

Seeing Through The Clouds: Understanding the Options and Issues

Everyone is talking about moving to “The Cloud,” but not everyone is talking about the same thing. If you’re considering moving some or all of your network infrastructure to a cloud offering you may be baffled by what people mean when they talk about “The Cloud,” what type of cloud you should use, what new [...]