Secure Cloud

Cloud Security: Getting the Balance Right

In their report, “CISO Playbook: How to Retain the Right Kinds of Control in the Cloud,”* Gartner addresses the need for security and risk management leaders to embrace a new mindset when moving to the cloud. In the playbook, Gartner highlights a number of main recommendations across identity and access management, encryption, demonstrating governance and compliance and measuring…

Cloud firewall

3rd Party Firewalls in the iland Secure Cloud

One of the main barriers to adoption for public clouds over the past few years has been that of security. Fears of hacking and data theft have been heightened by cases in the media. Many customers thought that cloud would automatically take care of security regarding attacks from the internet, and there have been great…

Disaster_Recovery

Beyond Disasters — Do More with DR

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, after unprecedented amounts of flooding have finally begun to recede from the Houston area, I wanted to avoid focusing on the disastrous event itself. It would be doing those impacted by the storm a disservice to write a commentary on protecting data, after a time where protecting loved ones…

CSA STAR Certification

Leading the Charge in Cloud Security

iland, in its constant pursuit of excellence in cloud security, was recently awarded the Cloud Security Alliance STAR Gold Certification, which is the highest level attainable for this type of certification, and iland is only the second Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider to receive the Gold level designation. This certification was designed to provide a guide for…