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Cloud Computing

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Title: Security Solutions Product Manager & Cloud Security Officer

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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 | 7/24/2014 1:29:40 PM | COMMENTS(5)
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 | 4/30/2014 7:10:32 PM | COMMENTS(13)
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)
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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Volume 4, 2014
by Tim Myers
Although implementing cloud computing can be complicated, following the three dynamics of cloud strategy can help organizations maximize the benefits of cloud computing.
Volume 3, 2014
by Matthew Neely
The chief information officer (CIO) of a large utility provider had decided to move email, file shares, video sharing and the company’s internal web site to the cloud and needed to know the security requirements for this project within two weeks.
Volume 3, 2014
by Thomas Schaefer, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CEH, Michael Hofmann, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CCISO, CIRM, Peter Loos, Ph.D., and Peter Fettke, Ph.D.
According to recent publications, the cloud is the future for the provision of a wide range of IT services.
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.

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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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