The problem of securing identity in a network of both mobile devices and clouds is only growing more complex. A solution may require us to transcend what we think we know.
While enterprises rush to adopt cloud services, many IT security pros remain concerned about the security of corporate data stored in it.
Organizations remain uncertain of the integrity of the cloud. But can the company that brought you Windows XP allay your concerns?
A Russian leaker, Wzor, says Windows Cloud, a limited loss leader version to tempt users to subscribe to get the full features, is headed our way soon. While freeware has always been a great tactic in increasing software subscriptions, given how much data is harvested via "free" software and social media services these days, I have to wonder if this move too might turn users from their former categorization as customers into product.
The longer an enterprise maintains a cloud deployment--be it public, hybrid or private--the less worried it becomes, not only about security but everything else, according to the latest survey numbers from RightScale.
Brute force attacks and vulnerability scans against cloud hosting provider environments have increased markedly, according to Alert Logic's 2014 Cloud Security Report.
Tell me again why the cloud is such a great thing? Oh, yeah, it's cheap. Is it really? Because it isn't looking cheap from here nor I suspect from where that French blogger is sitting now.
Startups dominate the security services market for small and medium-sized businesses using the public cloud, according to ABI Research.
Canadian cloud security firm AFORE Solutions is beefing up its CloudLink security platform by adding SecureVM and Secure FILE to its encryption lineup.
When it comes to security in the cloud, security professionals see risks in virtually all areas: people, processes and technologies.