Cloud

Are You Outsourcing Your Security With a Cloud Application?
August 1, 2018   |   Information Security

You finally decided to use cloud services for your organization? Great! There are definitely many advantages. Your objective was also to outsource the security to the provider? Sorry, not quite. The security of your information will always be your own responsibility. You will still have some shared responsibilities with the cloud provider. True, you will probably manage less technology controls but still many administrative ones. As with any partnerships, you have the responsibility to perform due diligence on your future business partners.

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Keeper Security and Random Deactivation
May 30, 2018   |   Information Security

We trust cloud services to keep our data secure. But we don’t always think about the impact in the event where the service would have some downtime. Even less in a situation where the provider would decide to disable the service. Well, I had the last situation with one provider, Keeper Security. Context All started in June 2017 when I subscribed to a 14-day trial period for the business edition. There is a sale representative who reached out to me toward the end of the trial period.

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Cloud Security with Object Storage
January 5, 2018   |   Information Security

Many cloud providers are often criticized for the security provided with object storage services. Even more after the disclosure of private information that occurred in 2017 by using these services. These security breaches were also from well-known organizations such as Verizon, Accenture, Booz Allen Hamilton, Viacom, National Security Agency, National Credit Federation, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Department of Defense, Republican National Committee, etc. There are often new organizations to add on this list but they are the main one from the last months.

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