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Thursday, 01 January 2015 15:58

Securing your data in the cloud - Storage 101

With more and more services offered via the cloud, asking how secure these services are is the right thing to do. Steve Bell, spells out the dangers and offers a few tips on how to protect yourself.

The take up of cloud in Europe is growing, but a lack of skills is preventing cloud computing from accelerated growth in the EU region

Five ways to make your organisation’s cloud app use more secure. Cloud use is on the rise in organisations, and while that’s a good thing, it also increases the chances of a damaging data breach. We show how you can continue growing and mitigate data breaches?

One year on from the debacle of Target’s security breach and has anything really changed? Despite the weeks of forensic analysis and the astronomical cost incurred by the company, retailer after retailer is still falling foul of the same form of malware attack. So just what is going wrong?

Recently we have seen a number of problems associated with the security around the Internet of Things particularly the security of the connections. So how do you keep IoT devices from broadcasting data to anyone?

Sean Newman argues that a continuous approach to security mixed with big data analytics is the only way to effectively battle against advanced security threats.

The new ProtectV Encryption offers service providers the ability offer secure and segregated data solutions in multi-tenant, virtual cloud environments in AWS and VMware

Global buyers of cloud applications cite cost, innovation and agility as reasons for adoption, according to a recent survey by Gartner, with senior staff considering cloud more as a driver for innovation than cost reduction.

Breaches due to mobile devices are on the up, with two-thirds of large enterprises believing that mobile devices are the weakest link in their security strategies

New information from security company Kaspersky Labs finds that malware threat Regin is a sophisticated platform as a service offering and could have been around more than eleven years

Monday, 24 November 2014 10:05

Regin hits cloud infrastructure and telecoms

Security business Symantec has identified a new targeted security threat, Regin, aimed at niche influential targets including governments, infrastructure providers including cloud businesses.

The number of cyber security vacancies in the UK has risen by100% as businesses become more aware of the threats of hacking, and as a result the average UK salary has risen to £57,000 a year

Radware Attack Mitigation Service offers an “always-on” hybrid distributed denial of service attack mitigation solution to help protect enterprises

New management will allow CensorNet to accelerate product development for its cloud security offering

More than half of businesses are finding it more difficult to retain specialised staff in cyber skills and over half would consider hiring a hacker or someone with a criminal record to keep ahead of the game

IBM now claims to be the largest enterprise security management vendor in the world and has a new portfolio of solutions intended to protect the enterprise, from the cloud to employees mobile devices.

A new survey finds that as much as forty percent of corporate data stored in the cloud is not managed by corporate IT

Outsourcery’s accredited service portfolio meets full OFFICIAL accreditation for public sector security requirements and is available on the government’s Digital Marketplace platform

Shadow IT and line of business decision makers are no longer the driving force for cloud in enterprises as IT departments gradually assume control and take over the management of cloud solutions.

A new strategic partnership with Hexis Cyber Solutions will deliver advanced threat protection to distributed IT environments.

Auriga Consulting provided advice on secure architecture design, risk and the production of IA documentation to enable MCSP Eduserv to launch a highly secure cloud service

Google engineers have discovered a vulnerability in the Secure Socket Layer 3.0 standard that could enable hackers to read SSL encrypted data

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 11:26

Dropbox user accounts compromised

It’s a bad week for Dropbox. First Edward Snowden has a go at the cloud storage provider and now it seems that Dropbox – or a third party app - has been leaking passwords.

New changes on disclosure and data protection in the upcoming EU data protection regulation could lead to fines of up to €100,000,000.

New Good Work and Secure Mobile Productivity Suite bring enterprise-grade mobile device management and a one-stop mobile application productivity suite to the cloud

Netskope releases two new cloud solutions, Active Introspection and Risk Dashboard to prevent security breaches from misuse of non-enterprise ready applications

CipherCloud’s Searchable Strong Encryption (SSE) solution is the first cloud visibility and data protection solution to achieve FIPS 140-2 validation

More than half of UK businesses admitted to having only partial understanding around the potential of cloud technologies

SOLIDserver DNS Cloud is the first DDI solution provider to utilise Amazon Web Services Route 53 for cloud-based DNS

Alert Logic has launched ActiveWatch for Log Manager, a cloud-based analytics and monitoring service for log data, that identifies potential security and compliance issues.



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