David Linthicum

Posts by David Linthicum

  • How to Stay Ahead of the Hackers: Proactive Cloud Security Learning

    October 13, 2016

    When we think of cloud security, most of us think of encryption, identity and access management, user IDs and passwords, and other mechanism that make the clouds more secure – certainly more secure than most on-premise systems. But would you be surprised to know there is a missing piece that makes the clouds even more secure? It's called proactive security. The...

  • Understanding the Value of CloudOps

    August 31, 2016

    CloudOps, or cloud operations, is the formalization of best practices and procedures that allow cloud-based platforms, and applications and data that live there, to function well over a long duration of time.  This is an important concept because the success of cloud computing won’t be defined around your ability to get workloads in the cloud; it’s the ability...