Linux Scores Highest in UK Government Security Assessment
Feb 3, 2014
As we discuss in Learning Tree’s Cloud Security Essentials course, the cloud is based on open-source technology including Linux, and cloud customers use Linux more than any other operating system. Now a major report makes that look like a good trend for security reasons. The Communications — Electronics Security Group or CESG is a group […]
For Compliance, Keep Control of Your Encryption and Don’t Lose Your Head (Or Your Header)!
Oct 21, 2013
Cloud providers tend to be quite good at data integrity and availability. For confidentiality, not so much. IaaS services may provide you with good tools, but you will need to take advantage of them to achieve confidentiality in ways that will satisfy compliance audits. As I mentioned recently, Google’s new “by default” storage encryption isn’t […]