Cloud

Kubernetes and Serverless Architecture – Differences and Similarities

May 7th, 2019

Kubernetes and serverless architecture (AWS – Lambdas, Azure Functions, and Google Functions, etc.) offers powerful platforms and tremendous boosts in agility, scalability and computing performance. Serverless architectures are often referenced as Functions as a Service (FaaS). Kubernetes offers advantages that serverless alternatives do not have — and vice versa. The key to the successful deployment

Cloud Encryption – Definition and Best Practices

Many companies have turned to the cloud to be more agile, more cost-effective and to take advantage of services that can be provisioned quickly. With all this, the inherent issue is the need to protect sensitive data from a variety of threats the internet contains. PM Kinetics offers cloud security solutions that can improve your

Cloud Adoption and Risk Mitigation

Many companies have turned to the cloud to and in the process potentially exposed their sensitive data from the variety of threats the internet contains. PM Kinetics offers cloud security solutions to improve the security and recovery of important information.  Understanding the growing use of cloud infrastructure and the associated shared responsibilities will keep companies

Cloud Migration Success

April 10th, 2019

Don’t blow the budget nor disrupt the business. PM Kinetics offers guidance on cloud security solutions to improve your success rate. The keys to a successful cloud migration strategy are: Ensure that the business applications face minimal disruption or long-term outage, Migration budget does not get blown out with a wide variance. An obvious objective

The Importance of Cloud Data Encryption

June 20th, 2017

Many companies have turned to the cloud to protect their sensitive data from the variety of threats the internet contains. PM Kinetics offers cloud security solutions to improve the security and recovery of important information. Businesses all over the country have taken extra precautions by encrypting their cloud data in transit and at rest, to

The Importance of Cloud Computing Solutions

February 21st, 2017

The “cloud” can be utilized in many different ways and most likely have different meanings to individuals depending on their industry and level of computer knowledge. The average person knows the cloud to be this virtual storage space that allows them to share their photos, videos, and mobile apps between various compatible devices. On a

How Cloud Computing Affects the Data Center Architect Design

January 26th, 2017

With cloud computing becoming more and more popular, it’s important to understand the effects it can have on how data is transferred and connected. One major impact of cloud computing is the way that it affects the design of a data center architect system. Data center architecture is used to designate where and how all

Is a Private Cloud Solution to PCI?

October 14th, 2010

Enterprises at the early stages of cloud adoption are deploying private clouds and internal cloudlets, which can be thought of as local access points and logical divisions of their own larger infrastructure.  Private clouds are characterized by scalability through virtualization but the actual physical infrastructure is kept local to the Enterprise.  This provides scalability and

Who is responsible for risk mitigation in the Cloud?

October 6th, 2010

RISK THREAT MITIGATING PARTY Insecure, Porous APIs Man in the middle, content threats, code injection, DoS attacks § Enterprise and Cloud Provider Logical Multi-Tenancy Virtual machine attacks, malicious code execution, comingled tenant data § Cloud Provider Data Protection and Confidentiality Reduced confidentiality and privacy for private data stored in the clear at the cloud provider

Security Risks in the Cloud

September 30th, 2010

Security risks are concrete negative expressions businesses face when considering moving critical business systems to the cloud. Enterprises should make “demands” and ensure compliance of the cloud provider through the use of contracts or third party audits, but in reality the market will determine the amount of security provided to Enterprises by cloud service providers