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September 18, 2017 | Cloud Application and Data Controls
By Shannon Lietz, IANS Faculty

 M&A Playbook: Merging Domains in the Cloud

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are complicated enough without adding AWS instances to the mix. In this Ask-an-Expert live interaction, IANS Faculty Shannon Lietz provides a playbook for ensuring an acquired company's AWS environment is integrated quickly and securely.

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September 14, 2017 | Encryption, Digital Signatures, Certificates, Tokenization
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Apply Blockchain Technology to Enterprise Security

Blockchain has been the focus of many hype cycles of late, and it seems to be making inroads into every technology area under the sun - but how enterprise-ready is it? In this report, IANS Lead Faculty Dave Shackleford examines how the technology works and details its current and future use cases in security.

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August 30, 2017 | Vendor and Partner Management
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 How to Vet Third Parties That Store Your Critical Data in Someone Else’s Cloud

It's difficult enough to vet your vendors, but how do you vet your vendors' vendors, especially when they're storing your sensitive data in the cloud? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More details specific questions in seven key areas that you should ask your vendors to ensure your data is secured properly, no matter where it's hosted. 

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July 13, 2017 | Cloud Access Security Brokers
By George Gerchow, IANS Faculty

 Tips for Choosing, Deploying a CASB

Finding the right CASB for a global organization with critical use cases around shadow IT, DLP, encryption and more can be challenging. In this Ask-an-Expert live interaction, IANS Faculty George Gerchow helps weigh the options and offers tips for avoiding common deployment, staffing and vendor management issues.

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July 7, 2017 | Cloud Network and Host Controls
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 IANS Cloud Security Update: Q2 2017

As organizations continue to move services and computing assets into cloud service provider environments, the need for adequate security controls grows as well. In this quarterly research report, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford updates IANS’ clients on the new developments occurring in the cloud security arena.

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June 19, 2017 | Privacy
By Rebecca Herold, IANS Faculty

 Building a Framework for Data Privacy and Protection in the Cloud

With more and more security incidents originating in the cloud, new data privacy and protection regulations are emerging. Cloud services must establish and maintain effective privacy and compliance programs, while organizations that leverage cloud services need to establish sound frameworks for mitigating risks in their own right. In this webinar, IANS Faculty Rebecca Herold reviews the most common risks cloud services must address and details specific steps organizations can take to prevent breaches and the corresponding penalties.   

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