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Primary Advantages of COBIT, ISO 27000, and NIST

The following is a list of the primary benefits of the COBIT, ISO 27000, and NIST frameworks: COBIT COBIT allows much broader scope and takes into account all IT management processes. Geared towards a method of successfully executing key policies and procedures. It is often used to tie together controls, technical issues and risks, within an organization. COBIT… Read More »

Virtualization of IT Resources. Advantages & Disadvantages

Virtualization of IT resources Virtualization of IT resources has become a popular the past few years but has been around in some form for many years. Example;  thirty years ago IBM had virtual operating systems that allowed multiple copies of an operating system to run simultaneously on mainframe computers. Virtualization is the use of hardware and software to… Read More »

IDaaS, Cloud Data Storage, and Cloud Collaboration

IDaaS, Cloud Data Storage, and Cloud Collaboration The emergence of wide-spread Internet access combined with the development of cloud based infrastructure, platform, and Software as a Service (SaaS), has created an environment where organizations and normal everyday users have access to vast amounts of computing resources and applications at the click of a button. These cloud resources are… Read More »

Cloud Computing Model – Benefits and Disadvantages

Cloud Computing Model, Benefits and Disadvantages The NIST SP 800-145 states that cloud computing is a model for “enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources”. These resources include networks, servers, storage, applications, and services that can be quickly configured and deployed with minimal management or service provider actions. The cloud model… Read More »