The Security Industry and a Look Ahead

I just came back from a five-week trip of meeting with customers around the world and never in my entire career have CEOs and corporate boards been as interested in security as they are now. The common theme throughout these conversations was that we are facing a new … READ MORE

Art Coviello December 23rd, 2011

In Cloud We Trust…

Throughout 2010, surveys have shown how the lack of trust in cloud computing is slowing the adoption of cloud services. This week at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, California, securing the cloud is on everybody’s mind. Not surprisingly, many are still outlining a piecemeal approach to cloud … READ MORE

Eric Baize February 15th, 2011

Cloud and Virtualization: Surpassing current levels of security

Earlier this month, RSA, The Security Division of EMC released a new RSA Security Brief entitled “Identity and Data Protection in the Cloud: Best Practices for Establishing Environments of Trust.” This Brief is authored by security and virtualization experts from VMware and across EMC and offers guidance and … READ MORE

Eric Baize November 9th, 2009

The Security-aware Cloud

To build security into the IT infrastructure demands much more than secure software. It is also about having the IT infrastructure products deliver intrinsic security value as a core capability of the product and fully integrated in terms of management and enforcement with the other non-security related capabilities … READ MORE

Eric Baize June 9th, 2009

The Security Apartheid: The beginning of the end?

Security has been notably absent from earlier evolutions in the computing industry. For long, the industry has evolved through two parallel universes: 1) The IT infrastructure universe creating innovative techniques to compute, communicate and store information with little to no security consideration and 2) the IT security universe … READ MORE

Eric Baize June 9th, 2009

The RSA Share Project: A Software Security Developer Community

This week, RSA, the Security Division of EMC, launched the RSA Share Project — an important milestone for those of us interested in advancing the adoption of security practices across the software developer community. According to the press release, the project is “designed to bring world-class security tools … READ MORE

Eric Baize April 21st, 2009

“My software is secure, I use encryption!”

“My software is secure, I use encryption!” How many times have we, software security practitioners, heard this when engaging with software development teams? I certainly have, and this is typically followed by a barrage of questions to the development team that signifies that they are about to enter … READ MORE

Eric Baize April 17th, 2009
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