Tag Archives : #Control


Vitamin Y: The value of (business) collaboration

Context: At InsightaaS, we write extensively about “collaboration” – and like many professionals with an IT bent, we often interpret the term itself as referring to a set of technologies first, considering interaction as a supported function. There are some parallels when we consider collaboration as a business activity rather than viewing it as an [...]

Peesker and the ice buckets

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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 [...]


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, [...]

Brett Hansen, executive director, client solutions software, Dell

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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 [...]


CASL and e-communications in Canada: in pursuit of the Dark Ages

Context: For many of us, the 1990s don’t seem like a very long time ago – but from a work mode perspective, they are almost the Dark Ages. At the beginning of the 1990s, firms with “knowledge workers” (not yet called that) maintained filing systems filled with oddly-shaped pieces of paper, photographs and cardboard folders, [...]

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