Cloud Data Security: Is Your Company Its Own Worst Enemy?

By Mayukh Gon

People in all walks of life will do things that will turn out to be a detriment to themselves. Once in awhile, it’s helpful to take a step back and look at what’s going on to prevent these things from happening. This is the advice we would give a single person to ensure that he doesn’t make a horrible, horrible mistake. But what do you say to a company with a hundred thousand people in its payroll?

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The Elephant in The Room: What’s Missing From The Identity Management Picture?

Mayukh Gon, Founder & CEO, PerfectCloud Corp. Toronto, Canada

Imagine a number of educated fellows having a very calm conversation about identity management and security in a living room full of beautiful ceramic vases and several precious pieces of modern art. Now, imagine having the same type of conversation with a gigantic elephant in the middle of the room, terrified that it is stuck inside a small space and ready to ravage it at any second. This second scenario describes exactly how most conversations about security, particularly identity and access management, are carried out.

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Are Your Vendors as Secure as You’d Like Them to Be?

Let’s put aside for the moment the question of whether you’ve taken the time to fully secure your company’s systems or not. At the moment, we’ll just pretend that your company sits within this perfect little vacuum of security where unicorns exist and hackers can’t get within a million miles of any of your databases. Congratulations! You’re still not safe.

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