COBIT: Journey from Control Objectives for Auditors to Governance and Management Framework for Enterprise IT

COBIT: Journey from Control Objectives for Auditors to Governance and Management Framework for Enterprise IT

My COBIT journey began in 1995 when the draft executive summary of COBIT 1st Edition was published in the ISACA Journal. I had passed the CISA exam and had decided to focus on IT audit as my new career. My first reading of the summary made me realize that this was the one-stop shop reference [...]

Survey of IT Pros Highlights Lack of Understanding of SaaS Data Loss Risks

Survey of IT Pros Highlights Lack of Understanding of SaaS Data Loss Risks

Recently, Spanning – an EMC company and provider of backup and recovery for SaaS applications –announced the results of a survey* of over 1,000 IT professionals across the U.S. and the U.K. about trends in SaaS data protection. It turns out that IT pros across the pond have the same concerns as here in the [...]

Can a CASB Protect You From the Treacherous 12?

Can a CASB Protect You From the Treacherous 12?

Many frequently asked questions related to cloud security have included concerns about compliance and insider threats. But lately, a primary question is whether cloud services are falling victim to the same level of external attack as the data center. With Software as a Service (SaaS) becoming the new normal for the corporate workforce, and Infrastructure [...]

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Speakers and Presentations for Upcoming SecureCloud 2016 Conference

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Speakers and Presentations for Upcoming SecureCloud 2016 Conference

Leaders from Intel, Microsoft, Forrester Research and NIST Among Presenters at Upcoming Premiere European Cloud Security Event DUBLIN, IRELAND – April 25, 2016 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), in collaboration withFraunhofer FOKUS and ENISA, today announced the presentations and speaker line up for the upcoming SecureCloud conference. The SecureCloud 2016 conference is scheduled for May [...]