Cloud Security

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 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

Cyber Security Exposure – Who is to blame!

March 12th, 2015

On an almost semi-weekly basis, there is something printed about yet another set of photos released to the public, much to the embarrassment of the person who got exposed.  And of course, the photos always seem to contain some salacious view of the individual(s).   The articles are also usually very quick to point out the

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

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

Security in the Cloud and Elsewhere

September 21st, 2010

Security, in the cloud or elsewhere, is a crucial topic that could fill many pages. There are however a smaller number of summary requirements that should be examined by IT architects. As companies move or build solutions in the cloud, having a consistent security model is vital to simplify development and to avoid vendor lock-in