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Threat Modeling: Toward Comprehensive Computer Security

We tend to associate security with specific technologies–encryption, VPNs, authentication protocols, but no single technology guarantees security; attacks come from many different directions and target the least suspected of vulnerabilities. We need to make our best effort to ensure comprehensive protection.

Posted in Security, Threat Modeling

Virtual Security

Kelly Robertson, CEO of 9Proof Americas, spoke on virtual security last night at VMware in Palo Alto during the monthly meeting of the SDForum Cloud Services SIG. He explained a few special security issues that should be considered when using

Posted in Cloud Computing, Security, SVForum, Uncategorized

Cloud Security: Selected Challenges, Solutions, and Directions

Yuecel Karabulut, Chief Security Advisor at SAP, gave an interesting presentation to a joint meeting of the SDForum’s Securing and Cloud Services SIGs on how to architect applications securely in the cloud. For a description, see an article I’ve submitted

Posted in Cloud Computing, SAP, Security, SVForum