While long a concern of IT security pros, data security in the cloud is now getting the attention of the C-suite, according to a survey by the Cloud Security Alliance sponsored by Skyhigh Networks.
The internet will become the corporate network perimeter, predicts Paul Lipman, CEO of cloud security service provider iSheriff.
Despite the efficiency improvements and costs savings that cloud computing promises, enterprises continue to drag their feet because of security worries. In fact, three-quarters of businesses rate their cloud security as fair or poor.
Many Amazon Web Services users lose control of their data by giving up control of their encryption keys to Amazon or a third party, warns Gilad Parann-Nissany with cloud security provider Porticor.
One-quarter of enterprises will secure access to cloud-based services using a cloud access security broker platform, up from less than 1 percent in 2012, according to an infographic prepared by cloud security gateway provider Bitglass.
There comes a point where the sheer volume of "Lessons Learned" pieces in the wake of the Great Celebrity Cloud Hack points to a deeper problem than the ridiculousness of password-based security.
Bitglass, a provider of mobile cloud security for the enterprise, has secured another $25 million in venture capital funding, adding to the $10 million it has already raised, the company announced Tuesday.
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