• Open IT Forum: What cloud concern do you need addressed?

    Will all of the buzz surrounding the cloud - no doubt amplified by Vivek Kundra's push to the cloud - are you feeling left out at all? I recently spoke to an operations manager who feels that SMBs are excluded from the discussion because of fewer resources. What information would you like to know...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Amazon EC2 environment for my data/cloud security

    According to the Amazon EC2 environment details, there's a lot flexibility to create my instance with specific configurations, boot as many as I want, stop and secure data in the boot partition, etc. But what if I wanted to develop something for a month, subscribed to EC2, developed in pay per use...

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Suggestions for cloud governance tools for an SMB’s hybrid cloud?

    Looking for suggestions for a hybrid cloud governance, including performance metrics and ballpark cost.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • How can one keep data secure with cloud computing

    A large company is working on a new project that requires cloud computing.  If they utilize their private network they can reasonably assume their data to be secure, given that all protocols with remote access are followed or the private network does not allow remote access.

    XENOPHON222,340 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What are your cloud security concerns for 2011?

    Everyone has their own reasons for not wanting to experiment in the cloud, but more and more the enterprise is trusting mission critical applications to the cloud. What are your major security concerns for 2011 regarding the cloud, if any? How have those concerns changed or evolved since 2010?...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Multi-tenancy versus virtualization for cloud security

    In a cloud environment, multi-tenancy is something that has been questioned when it comes down to ensuring customers' data security. Some have proposed virtualization as an alternative. What is your take on multi-tenancy versus virtualization?

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What’s high on your priority list for 2011?

    We're a good month and a half into the year, and we wanted to know what's at the top of your priority list. Does your company want to deploy at least one new application to the cloud or improve holes in your cloud security? Are you learning a new development language to keep up with the evolving...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Connecting to client sites without remote desktop or LogMeIn

    We need to connect to clients sites securely. They will not let us use remote desktop or log me in. Can we deploy a VPN hardware device on site over the Internet to secure our connection?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Antivirus software for a virtual machine running Windows Server 2003 R2

    What type of antivirus software should I put on a virtual machine running Windows Server 2003 R2?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Mitigating cloud server risks during DDoS attacks

    During recent DDoS attacks, the hackers are able to bring down all customers hosted on the targeted customer's service. Suggestions for mitigating that risk?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Should we invest in Cisco hardware?

    Is it possible for someone to crack into our VPN between two Windows 2003 servers? Should we invest in Cisco hardware?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Pulling Windows security logs with domain admin account

    If we need to pull windows security logs remotely what is the best and easiest way using a domain administrator account?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Security Worst-Cases

    Have you had rogue employees deploying to the cloud without your knowledge, that is, until something went wrong? Share your worst-case experiences including how you rectified the situation. We want to hear your security horror stories to help other members and potential rogue employees avoid the...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Pros & cons of SaaS security solutions?

    Do you have any suggestions or experience with SaaS for web security solutions? Pros & cons? What considerations should we make before shopping for this sort of solution?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Why would you choose cloud hosting environment over managed server hosting?

    Interested in arguments for either side and pros/cons on cloud hosting versus managed server hosting.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • security within the cloud

    my question is related to security within the cloud. What is the reality of security because any where i see it's just suggestions to strengthen the security with respect to platform, infrastructure or Information itself. But i want to know what is current security reality in the cloud because of...

    CloudC30 pointsBadges:
  • AVG Free 2011 popup windows throughout the day

    I recently upgraded AVG Free 9 &10 to AVG Free 2011. THe first two installs failed and the third one worked. However, throughout the day, I notice a popup screen asking permission to access my internet connection. The message says "hbf.cloud.avg.com" is wanting to access my internet connection....

    Questioner295 pointsBadges:
  • Will cloud applications be certified by IT audit? What kind of applications can we safely offload to the cloud?

    My organization is looking to offload some of our calculation intensive applications to the cloud.  We are concerned about security.  Between Amazon, Google, and Microsoft (or another vendor), which seems to have the most complete security / data security reputation.  Does anyone have any...

    ITKE350,300 pointsBadges:
  • Is compliance preventing you from moving to the cloud?

    Are compliance concerns (such as PCI DSS) or more general data security concerns preventing you from moving data to the cloud? What would be required for you to reconsider your position?

    ITKE350,300 pointsBadges:
  • Security on the Cloud

    How you are securing the confidential data? Is there a chance for someone to access or view our confidential data by whoever is maintaining the Server @cloud? How do you ensure what you said above?

    ITKE350,300 pointsBadges:

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