Peter HJ van Eijk

Cloud Accounting Industry

Skills for faster innovation in financial services

By Peter HJ van Eijk | April 3, 2018

Banks and insurance companies are going through a lot of changes. Read on to see my thinking on how to facilitate that change if you are working in financial services. Pathways to innovation There are two major pathways to innovation in financial services, and

Cloud Migration Strategies and Their Impact on Security and Governance

By Peter HJ van Eijk | March 27, 2018

Cloud Migration Strategies Public cloud migrations come in different shapes and sizes, but I see three major approaches. Each of these has very different technical and governance implications. Three approaches Companies dying to get rid of their data centers often

Risks Of Virtualization In Public And Private Clouds

By Peter HJ van Eijk | July 15, 2015

Risks Of Virtualization Server virtualization is one of the cornerstone technologies of the cloud. The ability to create multiple virtual servers that can run any operating system on a single physical server has a lot of advantages. These advantages can

Basic Cloud Risk Assessment Tips

By Peter HJ van Eijk | June 15, 2015

Basic Cloud Risk Assessment You should worry about the risks of cloud computing. But don’t get too scared. With a few simple steps you can easily get a basic understanding of your risks in the cloud and even have a

Encrypting Your Cloud Data For Extra Protection

By Peter HJ van Eijk | May 21, 2015

Encrypting Your Cloud Data Encrypting data is one of the best ways of protecting your data as it moves to the cloud. The only thing better than encrypting your data, is not storing your data at all. Let’s first look

New Cloud Security Certification In A Maturing Industry

By Peter HJ van Eijk | May 4, 2015

New Cloud Security Certification Cloud security certification is getting a new dimension. At the RSA conference earlier this month the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and (ISC)² announced a new cloud security certification: Certified Cloud Security Professional, or CCSP for short.

Simple And Recommended SaaS Security Tips

By Peter HJ van Eijk | April 15, 2015

SaaS Security Tips Most people and companies are now using a significant amount of SaaS solutions. Companies are running sales support software, they are file sharing, collaborating and using e-mail programs and a lot more in the cloud. However, that usage

Cloud Security Risks: The Top 8 According To ENISA

By Peter HJ van Eijk | March 24, 2015

Cloud Security Risks Does cloud security risks ever bother you? It would be weird if it didn’t. Cloud computing has a lot of benefits, but also a lot of risks if done in the wrong way. So what are the