Archive for the “Cloud Security” category

Pulling A Stiennon: In The Cloud, The DMZ Is Dead

by David Mortman on February 1, 2012

Calling something in the cloud a DMZ is just weird. Realistically, everything is a DMZ. After all, you are sharing data center space, and if your provider is using virtualization, hardware with all of their other customers. As such, each (…)

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Continuous Deployment and Security

by David Mortman on January 16, 2012

From an operations and security perspective, continuous deployment is either the best idea since sliced bread or the worst idea since organic spray pancakes in a can. It’s all of matter of execution. Continuos deployment is the logical extension of (…)

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Some random cloudy thinking

by Chandler on October 8, 2011

Thanks to the announcement of Apple’s iCloud, I’ve been forced to answer several inquiries about The Cloud this week.  Now, I’m coming out of hiding to subject all of you to some of it… The thing that you must never (…)

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Cloudiots on Parade

by alex on November 5, 2010

UPDATE: Should have known Chris Hoff would have been all over this already. From the Twitter Conversation I missed last night: Chris, I award you an honorary NewSchool diploma for that one. ——————————————————————————- From:  Amazon Says Cloud Beats Data Center (…)

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Illogical Cloud Positivism

by alex on August 4, 2010

Last we learned, Peter Coffee was Director of Platform Research for  He also blogs on their corporate weblog, CloudBlog, a blog that promises “Insights on the Future of Cloud Computing”. He has a post up from last week that (…)

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Thinking about Cloud Security & Vulnerability Research: Three True Outcomes

by alex on June 28, 2010

When opining on security in “the cloud” we, as an industry, speak very much in terms of real and imagined threat actions.  And that’s a good thing: trying to anticipate security issues is a natural, prudent task. In Lori McVittie’s (…)

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