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Fake News Alert! Internet Breaches Are Not Cloud Breaches


Hacked accounts are in the news on practically a daily basis: Yahoo uncovered another massive cyberattack, with more than 1 billion user accounts compromised, making it the largest breach in history. The Democratic National Committee’s email was hacked, as was the Hillary Clinton campaign’s and the Republican National Committee’s. Let’s not forget about Home Depot, […]

Continuous, Proactive Cloud Security is the Only Way


We discuss the shift from information security in the 1990’s to the cloud security of today. We look at how Dome9 protects company security at the network-level by being proactive and continuously monitoring and updating security practices to mirror the constantly changing cloud environment. Dome9 is a SaaS solution that helps security teams streamline their […]

The 3 Hottest Cloud Jobs for 2017


I get this question a lot: What’s the best cloud job this year? Followed by: Which cloud jobs pay the best? The same answer—data—applies to both questions, though with three variations. Here’s my list of the three top cloud jobs for 2017 in terms of demand, pay and job security. 1. Cloud Architect Always in […]

State of the Hybrid Enterprise: What’s Next for Dev and Ops?


Just 10 years ago, IT’s main concerns were to keep the systems in the data center running, and deal with the two-year backlog of applications that needed to be built. Today, those concerns are pretty much the same. But IT now has an opportunity to leverage public and private clouds, which will help it approach […]

Will 2017 Mark the Death of PaaS?


PaaS, or Platform-as-a-Service, is something that’s not used as much as initially predicted within enterprises. There are many reasons why. However, the core issues seem to be: Strong tools within IaaS providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure seem to be driving interest in those platforms. While they may have PaaS as […]

Three Reasons Why 2017 Will See Massive Cloud Migration


How many Global 2000 enterprise applications are on the public cloud right now? You’ll see estimates of 20 to 30 percent, but that overstates the reality. When all outsourced hosting is taken into account—which includes SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS—many analysts estimate that 20 to 30 percent of workloads are currently on the cloud. But a […]