Ariel Silverstone


Clearing The Cloud 3: Some Security What-ifs

Security expert Ariel Silverstone continues his series on the threats facing the cloud and how best to secure it.

Clear Metrics for Cloud Security? Yes, Seriously

Since publication of my first article -- Cloud Security: Danger (and Opportunity) Ahead -- it seemed new informations and cloud solutions were appearing daily. I'm gratified, for example, to see NIST, the National Institute of...

Clear Metrics for Cloud Security? Yes, Seriously

In the second installment of his series on "Clearing the Cloud," security expert Ariel Silverstone proposes some clearer definitions and metrics to improve cloud security.

Where Defense in Depth Falls Short

Defense in Depth is arguably the most time-tested principle in security and applies to the physical security as well as online. It builds on a concept of a hardened "core" where one places their "crown jewels." This core is then...

Where Defense in Depth Falls Short

Defense in Depth is arguably the most time-tested principle in security and applies to the physical security as well as online. It builds on a concept of a hardened "core" where one places their "crown jewels." This core is then...

A Plan to Secure the Federal Cyberspace, Part 3

About this series: In a paper he wrote and published before President Obama's announcement regarding the creation of a national cybersecurity coordinator, Ariel Silverstone, CISSP, put forward his thoughts about the necessity of...

The Cybersecurity Coordinator's Job Description

About this series: In a paper he wrote and published before President Obama's announcement regarding the creation of a national cybersecurity coordinator, Ariel Silverstone, a CISSP and former member of the Israeli Defense Forces, put...

A Plan to Secure the Federal Cyberspace

About this series: In a paper he wrote and published before President Obama's announcement regarding the creation of a national cybersecurity coordinator, Ariel Silverstone, CISSP, put forward his thoughts about the necessity of...

Cloud Security: Danger (and Opportunity) Ahead

The dramatic change in the rate of adoption and the amount of discussion taking place regarding cloud computing demands that this technology, or rather a set of related technologies, continue to evolve utilizing a security-sensitive...

Cloud Security: Danger (and Opportunity) Ahead

The dramatic change in the rate of adoption and the amount of discussion taking place regarding cloud computing demands that this technology, or rather a set of related technologies, continue to evolve utilizing a security-sensitive...

Where PCI DSS Still Falls Short and How to Improve It

There's no doubt that the mere existence of a uniform policy -- adopted, recommended and even mandated by such firm rivals as American Express, Visa and MasterCard -- is a huge step forward.

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