• Cloud computing risk management: Assessing key risks of cloud computing

    Cloud computing is all the rage these days, but moving your data to the cloud doesn’t come without substantial risks. In addition to the data security risks, organizations need to be prepared for cloud failure, which we have seen this year with the cloud outages at Microsoft and Amazon. With these points in mind, it is critical for organizations to understand the potential risks of cloud computing and formalize the cloud computing risk management process.

    This SearchCloudSecurity.com mini learning guide discusses cloud computing risk management, including how organizations can prepare for cloud outages, conduct a cloud computing risk assessment and evaluate cloud providers.

  • Cloud Security Tutorials and Learning Guides

    SearchCloudSecurity.com's learning guides and tutorials offer a variety of online information designed to arm you with the foundational and tactical cloud security information you need to deal with the increasingly challenging job of keeping your organization's information secure in the cloud.

    This collection of tutorials and learning guides target specific topics on cloud security to provide you with all the resources you need in one place. Check out our collection and let us know what other guides you would like to see on SearchCloudSecurity.com. Bookmark this page to check back often for new additions.

  • Enterprise Cloud Security School

    The cloud computing revolution has taken enterprises by storm: flexible IT infrastructure models and lower operating costs make the cloud impossible to resist. However, ensuring enterprise cloud security is an ongoing challenge with few easy answers.

    Here in SearchCloudSecurity.com's Enterprise Cloud Security School, you'll find informative lessons from some of the industry's foremost cloud security experts. Each lesson is focused on a specific theme, and features an array of multimedia content designed to educate and engage security professionals.

    For more free lessons on related topics like identity and access management and data protection, be sure to visit SearchSecurity.com's Security School Course Catalog.

  • Guide: Examining cloud computing security standards, guidelines

    Providing security assurance in cloud computing environments isn’t easy, but thankfully, there are a variety of industry cloud computing standards and guidelines that can be used to assess CSP security and ensure cloud service providers (CSP) are following best practices.

    This mini learning guide outlines a variety of could computing security standards and guidelines, including CSA’s STAR, NIST’s SP500 and the SSAE16 auditing standard and explains how enterprises can use them to achieve security assurance in in the cloud.