Cloud Security: 8 Things You Need to Know When Choosing a Storage Service

When you decide to start using a cloud storage or online backup provider, you may have some worries about security: we’ve all seen the sensational headlines about starlets having naked pictures of themselves stolen from their online accounts. The power that the U.S. Senate has recently granted to ISPs may also inspire worry. Read about […]

What the Cloudbleed disaster says about the state of internet security

Read Nick Ismail’s article about how Cloudbleed bug caused a data leak on Information Age : Last month, Cloudflare, a web content delivery network, revealed that a security bug had caused sensitive data to leak from its customers’ websites.The security bug, or Cloudbleed, was found in a part of the Cloudflare system that powered vital […]

Physical Security Continues to Move to the Cloud as Concerns Wane

Physical security applications, like video surveillance and badge scanning, continue to migrate to the cloud, with 57% of respondents believing the cloud is a cyber-safe environment for these kinds of operations. Read about the new study by Schneider Electric which reveals that nearly half of respondents indicated that they already run security applications in the […]

Security Priorities and Multi-Cloud Migration – What to Secure First

Read Oliver Pinson-Roxbrough make a case for multiple cloud migration on Infosec Magazine : There is no shortage of news on public cloud adoption trends in our industry, but what isn’t regularly making the headlines is the trend towards multi-cloud adoption. Industry experts and analysts like Gartner recommend standardization on multiple IaaS cloud service providers as a […]

Can the cloud save the NHS from a data breach epidemic?

Read Nick Ismail’s article on whether adopting cloud services could safeguard healthcare organisations from data breaches on Information Age : The National Health Service (NHS) and associated organisations are a lucrative target for cyber hackers, with reports suggesting that medical records are 100 times more valuable than stolen credit card details. Read his full article […]

Cloud adoption in the UK jumps another 5 per cent

The overall cloud adoption rate in the UK now stands at 88 per cent, according to a new report by the Cloud Industry Forum. The report also states that there has been a 5 per cent increase year-on-year, and an 83 per cent increase since 2010, when the first stats were taken. Read about the […]

Aligning physical and digital security in the Cloud

Read why Julian Lovelock says that important to align physical and cyber security in the cloud on Source Security : Organisations must address growing security threats using fewer resources in an increasingly challenging regulatory environment. They are looking to ensure data security while also protecting their facilities’ physical security. Read his full article here.

5 Ways To Protect Your Cloud Service From Being Hacked

Following the recent Wikileaks leak, and the revelations that companies like Apple Inc Alphabet Inc and Cisco Systems, Inc. are potentially vulnerable to hacking, cybersecurity has never been more important. Added to that many companies’ reliance on cloud services from places like Amazon.com, Inc. , and you can see how the issue can be compounded. Read […]

CompuCom Survey: Risk of Data Breaches and Malware Injections Top Cloud Security Concerns

According to a new survey from CompuCom Systems, a leading technology infrastructure services company, the majority of IT professionals surveyed (36 percent) believe data breaches or malware injections pose the greatest risk to cloud security, more than account hijacking, insider threat or a number of other hazards. Read about the new survey by CompuCom Systems […]

Gartner: 20% of market to use mobile credentials and cloud-based physical access control by 2020

Two recent reports from Gartner Inc. have the security industry buzzing as they predict a rapid migration to cloud-based physical access control systems (PACS) and mobile credentials. The Predicts 2017 report suggests that by 2020, 20% of organizations will use mobile credentials for physical access in place of traditional ID cards. Read about how 20 percent […]