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  • Blog Post: Video: The Cloud on Your Terms With Chris Caposella

    Posted by Richard Saunders Get answers to some core questions about cloud services Let’s face it. The cloud is still new, and new can feel scary. If you are one of the myriad CIOs and technology professionals with more questions than answers, this video from Microsoft SVP Chris Caposella...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Fundamentals Video Series: An Inflection Point

    Posted by: Tim Rains , Director, Trustworthy Computing In this blog video series, I have talked to quite a few people on the topics of security, privacy, and reliability as they relate to cloud computing. For this post, I had an opportunity to talk with Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President for...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Fundamentals Video Series: Operational Security versus Secure Development Practices for the Cloud

    Posted By: Tim Rains , Director, Trustworthy Computing In the past I’ve said a perfectly operated cloud service that has vulnerabilities in it due to lackluster development processes isn’t going to help protect the data that cloud customers store and process in the cloud. As reported in...
  • Blog Post: New Research: Privacy Policies Impacting Choice of Cloud Providers

    Posted by: Brendon Lynch , Chief Privacy Officer, Trustworthy Computing Not long ago, the IT industry wondered if privacy concerns would prevent small and midsize businesses (SMBs) from moving to the cloud. Today, I’m pleased to share findings of a new Microsoft-sponsored study that indicates...
  • Blog Post: Considering the Cloud?

    Posted by: Adrienne Hall , General Manager, Trustworthy Computing The more I read and speak with people, the more apparent it becomes that cloud solutions are gaining momentum. It’s exciting to see the new cloud offerings joining the cadre of interesting and available solutions . The potential...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Fundamentals Video Series: Recoverability in the Cloud

    Posted by: Tim Rains , Director, Trustworthy Computing Earlier this month, I wrote about reliability and the importance of customers knowing what measures their cloud provider has in place to deal with incidents and events that may compromise reliability when they occur. Because many customers...
  • Blog Post: Trust Me, I’m a Cloud Vendor

    Posted by: Richard Saunders This will be the second year that my colleague Adrienne Hall, general manager, Trustworthy Computing keynotes at RSA Europe . Last year she spoke about botnets being the backbone of cybercrime, highlighted the security practices IT professionals can continue to focus...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Fundamentals Video Series: All Data Is Not Created Equal

    Posted by: Tim Rains , Director, Trustworthy Computing Lori Woehler, senior director in the Microsoft World Wide Public Sector team, joins me to discuss how Microsoft World Wide Public Sector works with government, health care, education, public safety, and national security customers globally...
  • Blog Post: Slidecast: A Closer Look at Enabling Trust in Technology

    By: Adrienne Hall I was in London recently to deliver a keynote at the RSA Conference Europe . I spoke about many of the cloud topics I’m passionate about. Things such as balancing risk and potential when considering the cloud and how the cloud can make security updating more cost efficient...
  • Blog Post: Introducing the Cloud Fundamentals Video Series

    Posted by: Tim Rains , Director, Trustworthy Computing A big part of my job is talking to Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Security Officers, as well as VPs and Directors who manage risk for their organizations. For them, one of the top priorities that has emerged in the past couple...
  • Blog Post: Security Practices and the Consumerization of IT

    Posted by: Tim Rains , Director, Trustworthy Computing Communications In my last blog post , I mentioned Ernst & Young’s 14th annual Global Information Security Survey . One very interesting aspect of this survey is related to the use of mobile computing platforms. The report states...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Concerns: You Are Not Alone

    Posted by: Tim Rains , Director, Trustworthy Computing Communications A big part of my job at Microsoft is talking to CISOs, CSOs, as well as VPs and directors about the security of their organization’s assets, including intellectual property and confidential data. Recently I had the opportunity...