Tag Archives : #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 [...]


Brett Hansen, executive director, client solutions software, Dell

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, [...]

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, [...]

Do you need a DRP for winter?

For anyone responsible for purchasing deploying, maintaining or even using technology in anything remotely approaching a business setting – meaning all of us – the real impact is only just beginning to be understood. And the lessons are frightening indeed. The calendar may very well confirm that we’re already well into the spring season, but [...]