The 6 Major Cyber Security Risks To Cloud Computing

Read Mauricio Prinzlau list six major cyber security risks to cloud computing on Adotas : The global cloud market is expected to grow to $190+ billions by 2020 (as estimated by Forrester); that’s a whopping number. Cloud computing has brought the advantage of lower cost of ownership of IT applications, super fast time to market, and […]

Security for the Cloud and on the Cloud

Read  Brendan Hannigan’s article about cloud services and cloud security on Security Intelligence : Organizations are moving to the cloud space. Naturally, as cloud adoption increases, businesses leaders are laser-focused on ensuring security controls are in place. This is particularly true for corporations extending their existing enterprise systems and data to the cloud. Read his […]

Where does corporate cloud security responsibility begin and service provider responsibility end?

Read William Hurley’s take a look who is responsible for corporate cloud security on Help Net Security : Security has, is and will continue to be the cornerstone of advancement in the digital age. Conditions of trust, real or expected, are essential for digital economies to grow and prosper. As more organizations rely on cloud […]

Top cloud challenges: Security, compliance, and cost control

A new Fugue survey, fielded to over 300 IT operations professionals, executives, and developers, found that most respondents believe that the cloud is not living up to expectations because of compliance and security concerns, unexpected downstream costs, and the glut of cloud management tools available in the market. Read about the new report by Fugue […]

Ransomware can cost firms over $700,000; cloud computing may provide the protection they need

High-profile cybercrime such as data theft, ransomware and computer hacks seem to be occurring more frequently and with higher costs, but cloud computing may provide the security that companies are searching for, experts suggest. Read Nick McQuire of CCS Insight say that ransomware can cost firms over $70,000 hand how cloud computing can help businesses […]

Many businesses spend more than $100,000 annually on additional cloud security features

Businesses prefer storing data in the cloud but plan to invest in extra security precautions, according to B2B ratings and reviews firm Clutch. Read about the new report by Clutch which reveals that over half of companies surveyed spend more than $100,000 annually on additional cloud security features on Help Net Security.

Survey: IT pros, executives disagree on what a hybrid cloud actually is

As companies increasingly shift their information technology operations to the cloud, more and more are adopting so-called “hybrid cloud” solutions. But surprisingly, not everyone shares the same definition of what a hybrid cloud actually is. Read about the new report by Stratoscale Ltd. which reveals that IT specialists define hybrid cloud somewhat differently to C-level executives […]

Is Cloud Security a Safe Bet for Highly Sensitive Government Data?

Read  George Moraetes’ article about whether cloud security is good for storing government data on Security Intelligence : Security is the primary focus of any government agency. One of the most obvious pitfalls of these agencies moving highly sensitive data to the cloud is that they surrender control to a third party. Moreover, nothing on […]

Who Is Responsible for Cloud Security?

Read Sonja Gresser’s article about who is responsible for cloud security on Security Intelligence : When implementing cloud projects, security is one of the most important issues. It requires companies to identify and understand the risks inherent to digitization, public networks and outsourcing of infrastructure components. Read her full article here.

Many businesses spend more than $100,000 annually on additional cloud security features

Businesses prefer storing data in the cloud but plan to invest in extra security precautions, according to B2B ratings and reviews firm Clutch. Read about the new report by B2B and Clutch which reveals that nearly 70% of businesses on the cloud prefer storing data in the cloud instead of on a legacy system on […]