Security

The Hidden Opportunity of Security in the Public Cloud


“My people are overworked! We are understaffed! And you keep increasing the attack surface!!!” Thus  said every security person ever. To a large degree, the words ring true. Organizations are taking advantage of new technologies that increase the threat vectors for their already strained security resources. As bad as that is, it is simply the […]

Security Strategies for Hybrid IT, Hybrid Cloud and Multicloud Environments


For years, enterprises moving to the cloud have been concerned with the security of their data and applications — and they should be! Cloud transformations are complex, and there is a lot on the line. How enterprises approach security in the cloud depends, in large part, on what kind of deployment model they choose. Many […]

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, […]