Security

Taming Kubernetes with Policies


Security is one of the key areas of focus when adopting Kubernetes across the enterprise, and it has evolved over the past year or so. With many large enterprises evolving from the waterfall model to agile based frameworks like SAFe, IT teams are forced to release infrastructure and applications more rapidly, and “shift left” aspects […]

[Podcast] Best Practices for Refactoring Applications in the Cloud


We’ve been through several major technology paradigm shifts – from mainframe to client server to internet to, now, cloud. Cloud has given people the opportunity to refactor applications, which means different things to different people: From a minor change, akin to a chef adjusting ingredients in a seasoning, to a major shift like heart surgery. […]

[Podcast] Avoiding the “Anti-Pattern” Swamp with Data Privacy and Security


It’s a brave new world when it comes to data privacy and security, as companies work to comply with regulations such as the California Consumer Privacy Act and GDPR. No matter the size of the company or where they fall on the compliance spectrum, technology and culture change are both critical drivers of success. We […]

Cloud Security for Data Lakes in AWS Environments


As companies collect, generate and process more data to drive value through their organizations, they find themselves facing an important decision: where to put it all. One option has been to create a data lake. Data lakes are particularly useful because they allow organizations to feed in large volumes of data in their original formats, […]

[Podcast] Securing Applications Across Hybrid Environments


Securing applications in a hybrid world can be a challenge. Companies that try to control threat vectors across cloud platforms and infrastructure environments with the same set of tools often run into trouble. We discuss how containers and serverless platforms are starting to solve some of these security challenges – how their shared responsibility models […]

Governance Models in a New Cloud World


Governance Practices: “IT governance is a set of practices designed to ensure alignment between the business vision and IT strategy, which facilitates the oversight of these enterprise demands through consistent management, cohesive policies, guidance, processes and decision rights for a given area of responsibility. IT management is primarily concerned with the effective, stable and optimal […]