Cloud Security Standards

They seem to be random character strings: ISO 27001/IEC 2005, SAS 70 Type II, SSAE-16, PCI DSS, EU DPD 9546 EC… But there is a value behind each one of them, if you understand the story. If we discount the smaller niche cloud players who provide very specialised services – let’s concentrate on the high-volume…

2

Online Talk: Security integration with the cloud using Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). 22-March at 14:00 GMT (07:00 PST)

I’ll be covering how to set up ADFS 2.0 for authenticating to Windows Azure apps and Office 365. The talk is basically in 2 sections – integration with Windows Azure and integration with Office 365. So it’ll go: ADFS ==> App Fab ACS ==> Azure App. ADFS ==> MFG ==> Office 365. I’ll talk about…

6

Single-sign-on between on-premise apps, Windows Azure apps and Office 365 services.

A lot of people don’t realise there will be 2 very interesting features in Office 365 which makes connecting the dots with your on-premise environment and Windows Azure easy. The 2 features are directory sync and federation. It means you can use your AD account to access local apps in your on-premise environment; just like…

11

Cloud Power: the power of the cloud.

When I did a video interview with Doug Hauger, General Manager of Windows Azure a few weeks back, he told me there’d be a new awareness campaign kicking in after the PDC. Well, it’s happened. It consists of TV, print and web advertising. If you want to see the example Microsoft TV ad: click the…

0