Security for Cloud-based Enterprise Applications

Being the architect of a cloud-based enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) product — Adobe LiveCycle Express — I get asked a lot about the security of cloud-based applications. They are all the questions you would expect: “Is my data secure in the cloud?”; “How safe are cloud service environments?; “Aren’t you just asking to be hacked?”. My […]

Cygwin SSHd on a Windows 2003 AMI Within Amazon EC2

Recently, I needed to configure a Windows 2003 AMI in EC2 to run a ssh server. I would have expected this to be a simple job, with a variety of choices for making this work, but in the end it was far more time consuming, complicated, and frustrating than I would have guessed. Here is […]