The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking advice from cloud computing vendors on the feasibility of using commercial software-as-a-service collaborative tools that eventually could meet the needs of all of its 134,000 medical personnel.
Healthcare organizations entering cloud computing contracts should carefully consider whether they need additional liability insurance coverage to address the risks involved, says IT consultant Gerard Nussbaum.
Tokenization is a rising data security model that is gaining traction with CISOs for reducing risk and complying with industry data security mandates and privacy laws in extended heterogeneous IT environments.
This presentation will introduce tokenization to IT and Security professionals using some practical,...
ISACA's Marc Vael says differences in cloud computing environments and cloud providers can pose security risks. But well thought-out contracts and risk-management plans can fill potential security gaps and ensure business continuity during outages and disasters.
Performing digital forensics in the cloud isn't necessarily a new discipline, says Rob Lee of SANS Institute. But the task definitely requires a whole new mindset and some new skills from investigators.
Social media, mobility and cloud computing are new areas of risk for organizations, and risk managers need to go back to the fundamentals of understanding the information they are protecting, says Robert Stroud, ISACA's international vice president.
The ever-increasing availability of faster, wireless network access, wirelessly enabled laptops and other devices, and collaboration tools such as Instant Messaging (IM) are turning the traditional office into an un-tethered workspace that can happen just about anywhere, any time. But all this poses new challenges for...
While companies have been carefully evaluating whether or not to move to the cloud, the number of products and services encouraging CIOs
to make the leap has continued to grow. There is also evidence of increased spending on the cloud; IDC recently announced that spending on
public cloud computing services will rise...
People's view of cybersecurity will need to broaden over the next few years, says IT expert Robert Brammer. That's why a consortium has been established to conduct research on the security of computer systems, as well as other areas where computerization has excelled.