HyTrust/IntelⓇ Federal

03.31.16

Accelerating the Cloud with Intel

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People are easily distracted from what is really important. In the military it was long held that strategic planning was key, but these days it is widely accepted that “Amateurs talk tactics, but professionals study logistics.” Similarly, when talking cloud, there are some who dismiss talk of hardware, long since “commoditized” as we all know […]

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03.29.16

Doubling Down on .Gov with Intel and an Upgraded Federal Board

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One of the things that has become clear is that regardless of what may have happened in the past, Federal, Military and other Government organizations have become incredibly aware of and serious about information security in the past couple years. The good news is that HyTrust has products and solutions that are unusually suited to […]

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03.23.16

Solve data residency and compliance challenges with Intel® and HyTrust

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We all know even the best laid plans can go awry. When things come to a screeching halt, until a fix can be applied, teams need expertise in quickly implementing changes that don’t just put a band-aid on things, but actually help put new processes in place that will insulate you from future changes. In […]

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03.17.16

In Intelligent Workloads We Trust – Secure your cloud with Intel® and HyTrust

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Everyone knows that virtualization and cloud computing can introduce new security risks and limit visibility and control. VMs are mobile by design, which means that they can move from a secure to an insecure server or migrate from a secure internal data center to the public cloud. Virtual workload mobility also adds the risk of […]

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03.16.16

Where Security Means the Most

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In the end, for most organizations information security is about money. It is either about protecting financial transactions such as credit card activity or it is about preserving business advantage, intellectual property or trade secrets. In some cases it is about avoiding fines for a failure to comply. Granted, in some cases it is about […]

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01.06.16

FIPS 140-2 Level 1 for HyTrust Encryption Solution

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It is one thing to know you can do something, but it is a different thing to be certified and tested. While top security and performance have always been key to our product efforts, we haven’t always had the luxury of time and resources to take people off development efforts to pay necessary attention to […]

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12.21.15

NIST IR 7904: Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud

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I am happy to announce that NIST IR 7904, Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud: Proof of Concept Implementation, has finally been completed. The “finally” warrants an explanation! I first engaged with Tim Grance and Murugiah Souppaya of NIST in October of 2008, just a few weeks after I had joined HyTrust. A very special HyTrust […]

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11.09.15

Coping with Safe Harbor

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The October 6 end of Safe Harbor is an event that will probably be significantly more impactful than many currently realize. Up until October 6, US companies doing business in Europe in a way that resulted in them holding Personally Identifiable Information (PII) on European Union citizens were able to self certify that they were […]

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10.15.15

NIST 800-125B Might be the Most Important Standard to Defend Your Cloud

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology provides a range of standards and guidance leveraged by commercial and government entities worldwide.  Recently NIST released a draft Special Publication called SP 800-125 B , Secure Virtual Network Configuration for Virtual Machine (VM) Protection.  This draft standard augments another draft publication SP-800-125 A, Security Recommendations for Hypervisor […]

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