Identity & Access Management

2013 and 2014 were major years for IAM awareness in both government and industry.  The Snowden leaks helped teach government agencies the value of limiting individual access to vast troves of information.  In the private sector space Target’s credit card breach cost the company 46% of its fourth quarter profits and litigation for more than…

Why Cloud Security Is Hard

    When I interviewed the head of one of the most successful Ubuntu based Linux Distributions a few weeks ago we talked about how he factors security into the project’s goals.  The metaphor he used in the interview was that security is like swiss cheese.  There are naturally going to be holes in the…