A lack of cloud skills could cost companies money

A poll from Europe finds two in three IT decision makers say their organization is losing out on revenue because their firm lacks specific cloud expertise. The report, compiled by cloud hosting provider Rackspace and the London School of Economics, polled 950 IT decision makers and 950 IT pros. Read more about the new report compiled […]

One-Third of Businesses Can’t Keep Up with Cloud Security

The growth of cloud and container environments is causing major problems for one-third of organizations who report they cannot keep up with changes in customers’ security and compliance requirements. Read about the new Threat Stack and the Enterprise Strategy Group’s “Cloud Security Report 2017: Security at Speed and Scale” report which reveals 57% of 167 respondents […]

GDPR has businesses worried about cloud services

More than nine in ten (93 per cent) of companies worry about storing their data in the cloud, once GDPR kicks in, new research has claimed. A report from cloud solutions provider Calligo polling 500 IT decision-makers in companies with more than 100 employees, found than 91 per cent of respondents worry how the new rules […]

The Decentralized Cloud And The Future Of Data Are Here

Read Brett Kotas’ article about why decentralized cloud is good for organisations on Influencive : In light of the recent Equifax hack, exposing over 143 million Americans confidential information, one must ask, can we really trust these giant corporations with our most sensitive data? Read his full article here.

10 Major Cloud Storage Security Slip-Ups (So Far) this Year

One of many concerning security trends from 2017 is the accidental exposure of cloud data via misconfigured Simple Storage Service (S3) buckets from Amazon Web Services. This year has been marked with several data leaks from major organizations, most recently Accenture. Read/see the slideshow explaining the 10 major cloud storage security slip-ups in 2017 on […]

New Report Warns Careless Cloud Storage Use Has Security Consequences

More than half of organizations using cloud storage services like AWS S3 have inadvertently exposed one or more service to the public, according to new research released by cloud security company RedLock. Read more about the new report by RedLock which reveals that 81 percent of organizations are not managing host vulnerabilities in the public cloud […]

A lack of cloud skills could cost companies money

A poll from Europe finds two in three IT decision makers say their organization is losing out on revenue because their firm lacks specific cloud expertise. Read about the new report by Rackspace which found that 71 percent of IT decision makers believed their organizations have lost revenue due to a lack of cloud expertise […]

When to purchase cloud security services

Read Sara Friedman’s article about when companies should purchase cloud security services on GCN: With new cloud security technologies coming to market every day, it can be challenging for agencies to figure out when invest in these services.  Gartner’s  cloud security hype cycle can help agencies determine when particular cloud solutions are mature and stable […]

The Cloud Security Risks Hidden in Plain Sight

Read  Rick M Robinson’s article about the cloud security risks that are hidden in plain sight on Security Intelligence : There are two popular attitudes about cloud security, and both of them are wrong. One belief is that putting data in the cloud amounts to putting it on the public internet for anyone to access. Read […]

The 6 phases of adopting cloud security practices

Read Jon Oltsik list the six phases of adopting best cloud security practices on CSO Online : My colleague Doug Cahill and I have been following the development of cloud security for the past few years. What we’ve noticed is that many organizations tend to track through a pattern of actions as their organization embraces […]