Addressing Cloud Security Concerns in the Enterprise

Addressing Cloud Security Concerns in the Enterprise

Businesses want to move to the cloud, they really do. And more than ever, they’re starting to make the switch: A Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) study that polled more than 200 IT professionals found that 71.2 percent of companies now have a formal process for users to request new cloud services. That CSA study also [...]

Book of the Month: Controls and Assurance in the Cloud: Using COBIT® 5

Book of the Month:  Controls and Assurance in the Cloud:  Using COBIT® 5

Cloud computing has probably been the most argued technological subject of the past 5-6 years. Throughout this period, cloud has evolved to become the top priority subject in organizations’ agendas, both in terms of governance (strategic decisions) and also as the unknown factor affecting the business. The book, Controls and Assurance in the Cloud: Using [...]

IT Assurance in the Cloud–A Journey Between Trust and Obligation

IT Assurance in the Cloud–A Journey Between Trust and Obligation

There is no question that there are significant opportunities available in the cloud business. Many organizations are looking at cloud computing to increase the effectiveness of IT initiatives, reduce in-house operations cost, increase operational flexibility and generate a competitive advantage. However, like most technology changes, cloud computing presents its share of risks and challenges. As [...]

VM-Series for AWS GovCloud: Securely Enabling “Cloud First” for Government Agencies

VM-Series for AWS GovCloud: Securely Enabling “Cloud First” for Government Agencies

“Cloud first” is rapidly becoming a key initiative for organizations and agencies in both the public and private sector. As far back as 2010, cloud first was included as part of a comprehensive effort to increase the operational efficiency of federal technology assets, as outlined in the U.S. Chief Information Officer’s “25-Point Implementation Plan to [...]

Get Your Copy of “Network Security Management for Dummies”

Get Your Copy of “Network Security Management for Dummies”

Palo Alto Networks is happy to announce the availability of a new “Network Security Management for Dummies” book. It is the latest addition to a series of books that explain the ins and outs of network and cyber security – and it’s available to you for free. Our new book focuses on the importance of [...]