Assessing Cloud Providers – A Practical Approach from the CSA
The business benefits of moving to the cloud are quite compelling, however, with those benefits come concerns. The most significant challenge facing companies that are either moving to the cloud as a consumer or as a service provider is ensuring the security of the services that are provided. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) was formed to help ease this challenge. The CSA’s guidance is adopted as the defacto standard for accessing the security of cloud providers across the software security market.
While this guidance has helped greatly, there is still the very challenging question of creating a standard set of questions for organizations to ask a provider in order to understand how they have implemented the CSA guidance. This is where the Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAI) comes into play. The questionnaire is a CSA-developed tool for both consumers and providers of cloud services to use as common criteria for determining cloud security.
This hands-on and prescriptive web seminar will review both the CSA guidance and how the CAI can be used in day-to-day business to help companies assess cloud providers. Attendees will walk away with a firm grasp on the questions to ask or to be prepared to answer- whichever side of the cloud equation they are on.
RecordedMay 24 201248 mins
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Codeless configuration is commonly accepted as the only way to ensure that process modifications can be seamlessly incorporated into software upgrades without requiring teams of programmers to make the changes.
Join this webinar to discover how Micro Focus Service Management Automation X (SMAX) Studio takes codeless configuration to the next level by enabling new process-based applications to be created in minutes. Designed for IT and line of business personnel, SMAX offers fast and risk-free configuration and extension of service management applications.
With SMAX, Enterprise Service Management is delivered out of the box and is based on content such as HR workflow management, ideation and proposal management, and portfolio optimization—all of which can be easily extended or complemented with brand new content using SMAX Studio.
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
How SMAX Studio offers faster Time to Value and Lower TCO
How our modern user interface enables the instant creation of new applications
How the required data model, business rules, forms, notifications, reports, and user-defined actions can be created without coding
In the past, IT operations teams tended to focus on using either big data analytics or machine learning to grow business intelligence. But the big data landscape has evolved, and emerging platforms now combine both types of solutions. The question is, how do you choose the one that’s right for you?
This 35-minute webinar tells you how. You’ll learn:
What big data is and where it fits in your IT operation.
How to ensure comprehensive insight into past, present, and future states of IT systems. (Hint: Employ AIOps platforms that can ingest and access log data, text data, wire data, metrics, and API data.)
How multivendor solutions can be deployed and supported across both new and existing applications.
How the Micro Focus solution works (you’ll see a demo) and why it’s worth your consideration.
The latest edition of the World Quality Report 2018-19 analyses responses from 1700 CIOs and other IT Professionals in 32 countries, across ten different sectors, and discussed the trends shaping QA and testing today, along with recommendation for addressing tomorrow’s challenges.
In this webinar, we will explore the findings for the UK and the capabilities required for:
-Complex integration testing
-Test automation across decentralized teams
-Virtualization and the rise of containerized test environments
Put your questions to our experts during the live Q&A and leave with a better understanding of what is top of mind for QA and testing professionals in the UK.
Join this webinar to learn why automation of tasks, processes, workflows, and change deployments across the service desk is essential for simplifying the end user experience and enabling more effective service management. We’ll show you how Micro Focus Service Management Automation X (SMAX) helps organizations achieve this. Senior solutions architect Neville Ward covers:
1. How automation ties into the process workflows of the service desk
2. The value of utilising a comprehensive library of out-of-the-box
3. How Big Data analytics and machine learning drive automation
further into service management processes by mining unstructured
These days, patches for your network are coming at you faster and more furiously than the threats they’re trying to prevent. How can you possibly keep up and ensure that every device, system, and application is compliant?
This webinar tells you how. You’ll learn:
•Why compliance with internal and industry standards is so
important—and so difficult to achieve.
•What the different levels of enterprise compliance are and how
they impact IT Operations.
•How you can stay compliant and save countless hours with
automated compliance checking, vulnerability assessment, and
•How the Micro Focus solution works (you’ll see a demo) and how
its unique policy-based approach sets it apart from other patch
Join us for this webinar and learn the reasons for and techniques behind DevSecOps and how to integrate it into your existing continuous delivery pipelines.
You’ll hear from Micro Focus product experts and find answers to these key questions:
•What are some recommendations for implementing DevSecOps
into our delivery process?
•What are Continuous Delivery Pipelines? How and where does
security need to be integrated into them?
•Why do we need to implement it?
•What is DevSecOps?
You’ll also see a demonstration of the Micro Focus DevSecOps solution.
Ray Tomany, Senior Solutions Architect & Rob Stock, Senior Solutions Architect
Join this webinar to learn how repetitive application, platform, and endpoint provisioning has propelled many leading Micro Focus customers beyond the incremental benefits of cost and efficiency, to achieve value by beating business expectations.
Ray Tomany and Rob Stock, Micro Focus Senior Solutions Architects
Today, more and more businesses are creating software in house to meet their needs. So, it follows that if they have developers on staff, they have testers, too. This trend is a key reason why Micro Focus became a core Selenium Sponsor: solving problems for software testers is in our DNA.
Our goal has long been to provide a solution that meets the needs of both Agile and DevTest-oriented testers, while still leveraging the strengths of our core IP.
Join this webinar to learn not only how Micro Focus is contributing to the Selenium Project, but also going beyond to extend its paradigm. During this session, you will learn:
•How we use an Application Model to enable developers and testers to build and maintain more efficient automation
•How we use built-in reporting and a powerful Object Spy
•How we support a range of application technologies: Web, Mobile, SAP, Java, .NET, Terminal Emulators, and more
•How we deliver it all on premises or as a cloud-based rental solution
Increase service quality across your entire service management lifecycle by effectively leveraging all your data sources via a true Configuration Management System.
The CMS needs to be the authorized source of reconciled and normalized data for all IT management processes like change and incident management, event management and IT asset management. These processes are then aligned around common data (services, servers, etc.), and the decision making process is based on relevant and constantly updated information.
Webinar will cover:
How an intuitive modern UI enables all users to access the valuable CMS data
How to ensure you are accurately mapping changes in cloud environments with real-time discovery
How discovery powered by machine learning facilitates software recognition
Mark Gower, Technical Presales Consultant, Micro Focus
Nearly every business today is facing exponential business growth with huge volumes of information in diverse formats spread across numerous repositories. Industry and government regulations continue to escalate, requiring diligent compliance and introduction of defensible deletion across all electronically stored information.
Join us to discover how you can control the growth of mission-critical databases by automating the migration or retirement of data while preserving its business value and protecting sensitive information.
Learn how you can:
-Discover and protect sensitive data - Automatically discover sensitive data including PII across repositories and apply intelligent format preserving encryption to sensitive information
-Comply to GDPR - Delete relevant data and protect or mask sensitive information
-Lower TCO - Reduce data footprint and storage costs including hardware, maintenance and administration
-Federated data access - Simultaneous access to production and archived data using combined reporting and increase data accessibility utilizing conceptual search
Alan Carter, Technical Presales Consultant, Micro Focus
As with many organisations, you are likely to store data in a number of systems and information repositories. But as data volumes continue to increase, you face significant business risks and loss of efficiency because you simply can’t control all the information contained in siloed repositories. Time is wasted looking for specific documents that have not been managed appropriately—and you may not be fully aware of what other information you actually have.
Join us to discover how you can:
-Clean up legacy data - Shine a light on dark data that is sitting unmanaged in email repositories, file shares, and SharePoint sites to save significant storage costs and gain better access to valuable information.
-Automate records declaration - Minimise the cost and risk of declaring records to be managed in a records management system for long-term governance.
-Intelligently migrate to the cloud - Analyse vast amounts of enterprise data and intelligently migrate targeted information to Cloud-based repositories for improved security, user access and lower overall storage costs.
-Drive your future information governance strategy with better business insight.
-Become compliant with regulations like GDPR, through the discovery of sensitive and personal unstructured data using document categorization and applied policy based actions to reduce risk and enhance compliance
Andrew Clake, Technical Presales Consultant, Micro Focus
Many organisations are realising the benefits of integrating electronic records management into their enterprise content management practises. This is because of its proven mechanisms for proactively capturing and organising the documentary evidence that makes up the regular course of business.
Join us to discover how you can significantly improve business efficiency and productivity, information security, and operational cost savings, whilst proactively managing both business content and records throughout the content lifecycle, from the point of creation through to disposal.
Learn how you can:
-Reduce errors and manual tasks - Improve the efficiency of staff and systems with automatic classification, folder creation, policy application and advanced disposal processing.
-Have transparent and compliant management of critical content and records - Integration with Microsoft Office 365, OneDrive, and SharePoint without negatively impacting the collaborative or cloud experience.
-Gain extensive security and access controls - improve privacy for managed content while simplifying the defensible disposal of content that has expired or has no residual value.
-Lower retention management cost and complexity - Policy automation across multiple jurisdictions simplifies compliance with regulatory mandates such as privacy, freedom of information, FRCP, or DoD5015.2.
Demand for business-critical applications continues to increase, putting IT and development teams under pressure to enable innovation while maintaining security. Hackers are exploiting this pressure to uncover gaps in application security and launch cyberattacks on businesses.
Join Micro Focus for this live demonstration to see how Fortify on Demand provides fast, affordable, on-demand mobile application security testing for organisations like yours.
You’ll learn how Fortify on Demand leverages the most advanced, security-focused dynamic testing and static analysis technologies through a global infrastructure to help you:
Brent Kynaston, TriVir LLC and Kent Purdy, Micro Focus
Do you have mobile platforms in your organization? Are you interested in eliminating usernames and passwords on iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices and tablets?
In this webinar you’ll learn:
• How multi-factor credential enrollment and usage can be provisioned along with enterprise identity into the VMWare AirWatch, IBM MaaS360 and MobileIron environments as well as others
• How to enable convenient access with tighter security and an improved experience for users and mobile developers alike
• How easy it is to escape inefficient password processes, get away from resetting forgotten passwords, and enforcing strong passwords that are easily forgotten
Register today to hear from Brent Kynaston, Principal Solutions Architect at TriVir LLC, a Virginia-based Identity and Access Management (IAM) integrator, and Kent Purdy of Micro Focus.
Alexander Hoole, Manager, Software Security Research, Micro Focus Fortify
Fortify on Demand analysis shows broad vulnerability in apps. The majority of web or mobile applications we analyzed had at least one critical or high severity issue. Furthermore, 1 out of 2 apps had critical or high vulnerabilities not covered by the OWASP Top 10 2017.
The biggest and most severe data breaches that have affected both the public and private sectors all operate at the application layer. That’s why it is important that organizations take a holistic view and include application security and vulnerability assessment as part of their software development program.
In this webinar, we will share results from our recent primary research study that reveals:
• The top application security risks
• Where these risks originate
• How to remediate these risks
• Best practices to protect your business
Rob Stock and Ray Tomany, Senior Solutions Architects
You may rely on open source to develop, test or monitor your applications. In Micro Focus, our business depends on it.
Every product that we release uses or adds value to open source software.
In this webinar, we will demonstrate how you can protect and extend your organization’s strategic investment in open source software for application delivery management.
Nev Ward and Noel Hopkinson, Senior Solutions Architects
While ITSM is often delivered via software as a service (SaaS), businesses today are looking for different deployment options. The world is in flux, and strategies evolve. Businesses using SaaS today may need to migrate to a private cloud in the future. Similarly, some companies have strict security and compliance policies around data sovereignty, making on-premises deployment mandatory. That’s why it’s important to factor deployment flexibility into your evaluation of modern ITSM solutions.
This webinar will cover:
1.How Flexible Container Technology provides Portability, Faster Time to Value, and Lower TCO
2.How seamless upgrades can be achieved in conjunction with Codeless Configuration
3.How you can now consume new and innovative capabilities with equal speed, whether the solution is on premise, in a SaaS model, or in the public cloud.
The complaints are always the same. “It’s slow, it’s down, it’s slowing me down,” they say. But how can you optimize network performance when you are bombarded by digital demands? Gartner analysts say we need to take a new approach to network operations—and they call it NetOps 2.0.
Attend our informative 40-minute webinar to learn:
•What the NetOps 2.0 approach is all about.
•Why it is important to shift to NetOps 2.0 now.
•How your team can acquire the skills necessary to embrace advances in network automation, diagnostics, and analytics.
•5 ways that Micro Focus® Network Operations Manager can help your NetOps 2.0 team improve network performance and reduce downtime. (See how in our demo.)
Forty minutes! That’s all it takes to start moving towards network relevancy in the digital age.
Micro Focus brings together an integrated portfolio of software, services, hardware and partner technologies to create IT management solutions, Information Management solutions, Business Intelligence solutions and Security Intelligence and Risk Management solutions that uniquely empower CIOs to leverage the new realities of a cloud-enabled world, manage business threats and risk, and deliver competitive differentiation.