Encryption, Back Doors, Apple and the FBI
Earlier this week I started to write a post on the conflict between the NSA, FBI, DNA and others regarding encryption and what users should be allowed to do. It’s pretty complicated as there are multiple players. Then came the story yesterday and today about Apple and iPhone decoding. If you haven’t caught it yet, […]
What’s new in the World of Cloud Computing
Three things you need to know from the week of September 29 2014. Cisco to invest $1B into global cloud computing network Cisco Systems will invest $1 billion over two years to expand its cloud offerings. Refered to as “Intercloud” the effort will link hundreds of data centers and cloud providers around the world in […]
How Has The Past Year Of NSA Surveillance Revelations Changed The Cloud Market?
The whole point of Learning Tree’s Cloud Security Essentials course is to discuss the questions you must ask a potential cloud provider to see if you could move some of your operation into the public cloud. Moving to the cloud means losing some control and visibility. You lose physical control with IaaS, much more control […]
Good News: Swiss Clouds Are Forming Over the Alps
As I wrote in September, there is little doubt that this year’s revelations of NSA surveillance will cause a drop in the revenue of the dominant U.S.-based cloud providers. The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation released an interesting analysis estimating losses of $22 to $35 billion over the next three years, Forbes writers and other […]