Patients, insurance organizations and regulatory bodies hold high expectations from healthcare organizations. Processes are complex, exposed to numerous risks and must comply with a growing number of healthcare laws. A good and reliable recording of information, assurance of processes and simple communication about these are essential, but often fall short. The Patient Safety Company (TPSC) […]
Deploying critical data and workloads in a cloud environment can drive numerous benefits such as reduced costs and increased time to market on product and services. When designing a strategy for regulatory compliance in cloud deployments, however, IT leaders must first make some big decisions. For example, the choice of public, private or hybrid cloud […]
Are you ready for something new? On 19 – 22 March, great minds in technologies ranging from blockchain, AI, data and cloud to IT infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT) and security will come together in Las Vegas to share their knowledge in hundreds of sessions, demonstrations and face-to-face conversations. The event is called Think 2018, […]
This week starts the real countdown – 1 year remains until GDPR goes live. Are You Ready? What Me? Yes you, if your company hosts or processes any data, anywhere in the world, on EU citizens, and if it contains their Personal or Sensitive Personal information. The GDPR will significantly raise the expectations of data […]
New regulations call for new solutions. On 25 May, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in the European Union (EU), with sharper teeth than any other compliance regulation to date. With tighter controls and higher penalties, the new law enforces data sovereignty like never before, forever impacting the way EU […]
I had an interesting discussion with the chief tech officer of a rather large insurance company the other day. His company is making huge progress in moving from a rigid IT environment to one that provides agility and flexibility for changing business situations. The situation within his company reflects many of the key players in […]
Cloud security, compliance and the certificates that help support cloud communication have all come a long way. When it comes to compliance and regulatory-driven organizations, it is important to understand how technologies like cloud and virtualization are now able to create a more robust environment. To ensure that data is secure in data centers and […]
I was recently asked to provide an overview of the benefits of cloud. In all fairness, it would be difficult for anyone to answer this question and provide a thorough overview as cloud benefits continuously evolve with the addition of new services, uncompromising research and innovations that relentlessly push the boundaries of the underlying technology […]
While many companies are considering moving their applications to the cloud, there's still hesitation.
Taking the necessary steps to achieve cloud security is an absolute necessity.
Let's have a look at some of the factors to move to the cloud today.
This blog entry is about managing risks and issues when providing cloud services to commercial customers. Managing service provider internal risks when using cloud technology is out of scope of this blog entry. Also any risk evaluation whether or not to migrate information assets or applications to cloud solutions is not regarded here.