IT Management & Control


451 Research: 451 Security Summit – Securing the data supply chain, part 2

InsightaaS perspective: 451 Research is one of the world’s leading sources of insight into cutting edge technologies – including areas that are important to InsightaaS and our principals, such as cloud, communications, security, analytics, and sustainable IT. As regular visitors to this site are aware, InsightaaS.com works with 451 Research to bring periodic thought leadership [...]

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New InsightaaS whitepaper links security with success and profitability

A new Dell-sponsored whitepaper by InsightaaS ‘connects the dots’ between IT security practices and business success. The paper, which includes research conducted by Techaisle, InsightaaS models and analysis and perspectives from sources like McKinsey & Company and Dell CSO John McClurg, highlights the key issues linking sound IT security with business agility through use of [...]


Building cloud security from the end up

In the spring of 2009, Gartner identified data security as one of the top five inhibitors to broader adoption of cloud computing. Research commissioned by Cisco and Intel on the impact of cloud on IT consumption models in 2013 found that security concerns loom large as the biggest impediment to adoption. And in June 2014, [...]

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Who can you trust?

Technology, like any tool, can be used well or badly. Sometimes the bad is malicious, and sometimes it’s just the result of laziness, carelessness, inexperience, or thoughtlessness. I’m hoping the latest mobile revelation falls into one of the latter categories. Researchers at Columbia University discovered that many apps in the official Android app store, Google [...]


Heartbleed should be making you sweat

It’s been a couple of months since news of the Heartbleed vulnerability first spawned global near-hysteria. The bug, which sat virtually unnoticed on approximately two-thirds of the world’s web servers for about two years before it grabbed global headlines, was a weakness in the widely used OpenSSL security code for authenticating users which made it [...]

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