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Cloud Computing

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Dr Theodoros Stergiou, CEng

Dr Theodoros Stergiou, CEng

Title: Security Solutions Product Manager & Cloud Security Officer

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Ramses

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Title: Security Strategist & Evangelist


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High-profile data breaches and missteps involving personal data seem to be reported almost daily by the media. Tension has arisen between individual perceptions of harm and powerlessness versus organizational feelings of control and ownership. The result:...
yves_le_roux | 3/12/2014 11:23:11 AM | COMMENTS(7)
I received this article today regarding the possible suspension of Cloud Solution providers.  Question - What is the true impact to companies who are using cloud providers as part of the global information technology strategy ?? On 12 March, members o...
Anthony871 | 3/11/2014 6:38:44 AM | COMMENTS(1)
Has anyone conducted an audit of a private cloud implementation?  If so, can you share specific controls that should be assessed?  I am interested in IaaS, PaaS and SaaS implementation.  Thank you in advance.
Sai | 3/4/2014 9:35:21 AM | COMMENTS(2)
Many cloud customers -- consumers and business users alike -- have been conditioned by the "if it's free, it's for me" mantra. But some cloud providers are starting to transition away from offering free cloud services that aren't generating any revenue. P...
emwaka1 | 2/28/2014 12:17:01 AM | COMMENTS(1)
Can anyone share his/her experiences, insights, comments, and others from an audit, risk, compliance and technology perspective about Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the cloud? How does one manage the IAM risks, given the rise of external identit...
John Peter Abraham785 | 2/27/2014 10:54:10 PM | COMMENTS(0)
Cloud Computing, Defined Many complain that the concept of cloud computing is merely a marketing term to define centralized, mainframe computing. However, the model of today's cloud computing differs from that of mainframes of the past. First, the she...
emwaka1 | 2/17/2014 9:17:01 AM | COMMENTS(1)

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Events & Online Learning: 7 total

6 Nov 2013
ISACA International Event
Las Vegas, NV, USA
North America ISRM features relevant security and risk management topics presented by leading industry experts and practitioners.
29 Sep 2014
ISACA International Event
Barcelona, Spain
Stay on top of the trends and opportunities of the dynamic technology industry at EuroCACS/ISRM 2014—the leading European conference for IT audit, assurance, security and risk professionals.

Journal Articles: 34 total

Volume 1, 2014
by Jeff Rauscher
Cloud-based solutions are in demand everywhere. They provide fast, flexible, elastic and affordable ways to build in competitive advantage.
Volume 5, 2013
by Paul Selway and John Schulte
Known for teaching the latest educational technology and how it can be used in the classroom to effectively engage students in learning, BestPrep’s back-end systems needed to reflect the same technological savvy.
Volume 5, 2013
by Shah H. Sheikh, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, CCSK
Cloud computing is a significant step in the Internet’s evolution, providing the means through which everything can be delivered as a service wherever and whenever needed.
Volume 3, 2013
by Larry G. Wlosinski, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CAP, CDP, CISSP, ITIL
How will an organization’s information security staff be affected if the organization’s computer systems are moved to a cloud environment?
Volume 3, 2013
by Andrew Hay
The PCI Security Standards Council’s Special Interest Group for Cloud released its much-anticipated guidance for securing Software, Platform and Infrastructure as a Service (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS) cloud servers.
Volume 3, 2013
by Dan Bogdanov, Ph.D., and Aivo Kalu, Ph.D., CISA
A cloud is a remote-access platform; thus, technical controls that remotely enforce a particular security policy are especially efficient.

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Blog Posts: 14 total

21 Mar 2014
You are invited to comment on my post in ISACA Now which can be accessed using the following link: Title: From games to government, babies to business--the role of strategyLink: http://www.isaca.org/Knowledge-Center/Blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=386 Shahi...
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11 Mar 2014
The concept of three “Value Disciplines” of “Operational Excellence,” “Product Leadership” and “Customer Intimacy” was introduced by Michael Treacy and Fred Wiersema in 1993. It defines the value creation strategy of the organization. It provides a focus ...
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Enterprise Architecture Practice provides several benefits to organization. Some of the benefits are listed below:  an improved road map for strategy execution; focused and measured strategy implementation; creating synergies; cost reduction (value for m...
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Agile technique in software development has been around for quite some time. There have been efforts to adopt the agile techniques for strategic planning, alignment and execution. Following are some of the relevant articles/blog posts in this area. The to...
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Ina fast changing world of business and relentless competition, strategicplanning is not only critical, but also the differentiating factor for anorganization. Since IT has moved from a supportive role to a more strategicrole, the IT Strategic Planning an...
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Enterprise Architecture (EA) is about holistic understanding of the enterprise including the business side. I had to stress on the business side as sometimes the EA is taken as IT Architecture. EA is a combination of IT and Business Architectures. It take...
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