Cloud Risk – Chance of Showers

Cloud Risk – Chance of Showers

by Pete O'Dell, CEO/Founder, Swan Island Networks Cloud computing is an increasingly important IT option for organizations of all sizes. There are many different ways of sizing, configuring and implementing cloud based solutions and new security methods are continually evolving. Like every legitimate IT option, there are trade-offs and risks associated with the

NATO Adds Cyber to Operation Areas

NATO Adds Cyber to Operation Areas

NATO agreed Tuesday to make cyber operations part of its war domain, along with air, sea and land operations, and to beef up the defense of its computer networks. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the decision to formally consider cyber operations a military domain is not aimed at any one country.

Amazon S3 outage spotlights disaster recovery tradeoffs

Tuesday's Amazon S3 outage reverberated around the Internet, but cost and complexity will likely keep many users from scrambling to change their redundancy practices. One of the largest service disruptions to hit AWS in years would have had far less impact if customers added more redundancy safeguards, but many cloud customers