As cloud computing is becoming increasingly mainstream, more people are seeking cloud computing security certification. Because I teach prep courses for the two most popular certifications—the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), organized by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), and the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), as organized by (ISC)2—I naturally see a wide variety of people as they […]
How can the financial industry innovate faster? Why do non-technical people need to have a basic understanding of cloud technology? Imagine this scenario. Davinci is a company providing a SaaS solution to banks to process loans and mortgage applications. Davinci runs its own software on an AWS platform, and a significant number of large mortgage […]
Public cloud migrations come in different shapes and sizes, but I see three major approaches. Each of these has very different technical and governance implications.
How can the financial industry innovate faster?
Here I want to zoom in on one thing. I want to discuss why non-technical people need to have a basic understanding of cloud technology.
Banks and insurance companies are going through a lot of changes. Read on to see my thinking on how to facilitate that change if you are working in financial services.
With so many of my course takers working in the financial industry, I decided to dive a bit deeper into the secure cloud adoption process. I want to figure out what the drivers of that process are, and where organizations run into obstacles in that process. In the end, I want to produce an e-booklet […]
You may have come across the idea that cloud computing is just another hype, and it will be over in a few years. Sure, there have been trends in IT that didn’t last forever, such as expert systems or gopher. It is here to stay But cloud computing is a manifestation of a deeper trend […]
Make your website bionic: better, stronger, faster Now thanks to cloud computing, you don’t have to spend 6 million dollars to make your web application better, stronger, faster than it was. In fact you can do all that and make it cheaper too! In my new e-book/course/programme/teleseminar I will expose techniques and tools for modern […]
How to move an app to the cloud? hybrid, one on one. replace.
Detection I should have acted on the first signals more aggressively. But let’s talk about that later. Here is the story of my site being infected with malware, viewed by a professional cloud security expert. So I am going to apply all that cloud security theory to it. The hack led to business damage at […]