Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance is an imperative aspect of business security, and it is essential to understand if Amazon Web Services (AWS) is PCI compliant if you are operating your organization in the cloud. If your business accepts payment through credit cards or retains credit card information, no matter the size or frequency of transactions, it is imperative that your business ensures cardholder data is secure and protected.
Surveys indicate that under normal circumstances, 57% of issues are detected by end users before IT personnel are aware of them. Moreover, 34% of end users cite poor network connectivity or poor web/cloud/SaaS performance at their workplace. With this data in mind, it should come as no surprise that one of the top three gripes end users have about their IT department is reduced app viability.
Over the last ten years, technology and the importance of cloud computing have caused significant shifts in education and how students learn. One way to foster an environment of innovation in schools is through cloud computing. Cloud computing offers opportunities for innovation and benefits in the classroom that are both safe and cost-effective.
Are you looking for ways to ensure continuous security compliance on Amazon Web Service (AWS)? At Vandis’ latest event, the Cloud Conference in New York City, top industry partners shared tips and solutions for keeping attacks at bay, and maintaining the safety of your infrastructure and data; however, it’s not too late to learn a bit by downloading the event's presentations.
Networks used to be much more straightforward, consisting of a few devices with rules manually written by a few individuals. As such, systems were relatively stable. Technologies such as Cloud Computing, Virtualization, and the Internet of Things created complex and dynamic networks comprised of countless devices. Now, our partner, Firemon, shows us how to better manage firewall rulesets in the latest Vandis Insight's Blog webinar recap.
Nathan J. Lichtenstein is a Senior Network Engineer at Vandis; he is a critical player in ensuring that our clients' network infrastructure needs are met, whether on-premise or in the cloud. Recently, Nathan headed out on vacation to Las Vegas, but taking an engineer out of the office doesn't quell curiosity; he quickly discovered that the Casino's network security was less than ideal.
Thanks to the folks at Intricately, a company that collects data to understand the market, we now have a better understanding of what companies are doing now to fight for our attention, how customers are making decisions, and what the future might hold.
Has your enterprise or organization been dealing with the troublesome tasks of managing and deploying workloads across different cloud environments? Working with multiple clouds can create trouble for your team, and force developers to juggle various APIs in their workflow. A new solution from Google, known as Anthos, is hitting the market and might solve your problems.
Phishing schemes have been top attack vectors for the past several years; they are 'tried and true' methods that generally result in a high level of success for attackers, granting them access username and password details, bank accounts, social security numbers, email addresses, other sensitive information. As such, it is expected that the number of phishing attacks will soon surpass that of web-based application attacks.
While the definition and scope of risk management are wide-ranging, effective risk management is a product of taking a very specific set of measures. Without tailoring risk management efforts to meet our precise needs, we are left with generic “best practices” that may or may not be effective in a given scenario. These nonspecific practices are what lead to the gaps between risk management theory and risk management practice.