What’s the best way to protect servers in the cloud? How can you account for the transient nature of cloud servers and provide the same protection in the cloud as on on-premises? To find out, InfoQ spoke with Mark Nunnikhoven, a Principal Engineer in the Cloud & Emerging Technologies division at Trend Micro. You can find Mark on Twitter as @marknca.
Dennis Sosnoski explains how supposedly-secure connections can be downgraded to the point where they are easily broken and how even at full strength most forms of encryption are vulnerable to data capture and later decryption if your private keys are exposed. In this article you'll learn some ways of making it more difficult for anyone to see or alter your data exchanges.
As Hadoop becomes more popular a platform for data processing, there are more concerns about its security concerns and the insider threats of malicious users in a Hadoop cluster. 1
Web services offer distinct opportunities for real-time innovation, but requires new standards in the way APIs are secured and managed at the B2B enterprise gateway level.
The battle over security and performance is fought by security professionals and network administrators. These factions have to barter an uneasy truce for the organization to survive.
Commitment is a graphical business novel about managing project risks with “Real Options”, a way to improve decision making. InfoQ spoke with the authors about decisions, risks and technical debt. 1
In this article, Rohit Sethi discusses the opaque nature of security verification tools and processes and the potential for false negatives not covered by techniques like automated dynamic testing. 1
This article defines a Data Encryption Infrastructure (DEI) which encompasses technology components and an application architecture that governs the protection of sensitive data within an enterprise.
While a majority of security specialists are managing identity through SSO nobody has answered the question if identity propagation in SOA and Clouds is feasible from a business perspective. 4
This opinion piece discusses limitations in the SCIM data model specification as perceived by the author. He provides three specific suggestions which were also posted to the SCIM mailing list. 4
In this article, authors discuss the security in software development life cycle and how to defend against web application vulnerabilities using white-box analysis and black-box testing techniques. 1