There are only three things that are certain in life: tax, death, and change. For the first two, I cannot really help. Concerning the third, let's look at it in the context of the cloud. There are many books and methodologies on change management. This topic is driven by the fact that any change is... Continue Reading →
Classify your data, a must!
While states and in particular the military has since immemorial time classify their data for apparent issues of defending their territories, it is not the same as other public or private organizations. Some models are attractive from an intellectual point of view, such as the one described in FIPS 199 (Standards for Security Categorization of... Continue Reading →
In case of cloud services crash, who is responsible?
If one of your servers crashes or an upgrade does not end as expected, you can only blame yourself. However, you probably will have foreseen the risk, and you will have taken measure to get protected. But from the moment you put hardware and software into the hands of an outside provider, what does happen?... Continue Reading →