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Guest Blog: Cisco’s Omar Sultan’s Thoughts on Security in Multi-Tenant Environments

One of the most frequent questions I get when the topic of cloud computing comes up is around security. Justifiably, folks tend to have questions around security, privacy, and regulatory compliance in shared environments. A shared environment (also called a multi-tenant environment) is much like an apartment building. You have multiple tenants (renters) sharing common infrastructure (the apartment [...]

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FISMA, Cybersecurity, and Enterprise Resilience

Earlier this week, a colleague asked whether cybersecurity was really different from information security, and if so, how was it to be managed: within or separate from IT security? Cybersecurity has a focus on external electronic threats to your information or operation. No IT security program would be effective without considering such external threats, so […]

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