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FISMA compliance through continuous monitoring
Maintaining FISMA compliance falls on the shoulders of cloud providers catering to the public sector, and continuous monitoring is imperative to achieve this goal. An ongoing monitoring approach replaces static risk assessment with a strategy involving dynamic, real-time security tactics. This tip details what it takes to achieve a successful monitoring strategy. Read Now
Attempting to achieve an adequate level of compliance in the cloud can leave providers and customers scratching their heads -- and for good reason. There is a dizzying number of acronyms to refer to a wide variety of cloud computing regulations and requirements that both parties must address, and it's a task that induces a lot of stress and skepticism in potential customers. Customers worry that moving their data to the cloud not only can compromise their industry-specific compliance requirements, but also put them at risk for security breaches. This cloud compliance guide will clarify where the bulk of the responsibility lies when attempting to achieve cloud compliance, what customers expect from providers, and what advantages and obstacles initiatives like HIPAA and FedRAMP introduce.
1Accommodating customers: How far should you go?
In the world of cloud computing, providers do their best to accommodate customers, but they also have to look out for what is in the best interest of their own business. This section of our guide explores how providers can do right by their customers without jeopardizing their goals and objectives at the same time.
App-centric cloud governance: What customers need
When cloud services started being used for business-critical applications, enforcing cloud governance became a high priority. Creating application-centric policies is one road to enforcement, and providers must give customers the correct tools to support these changing environments. In this tip, learn about different policy types and how to help customers keep up with shifting requirements. Read Now