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  • Cisco: Thousands of web hosting centers now launchpads for attacks

    Web hosting centers around the world are being compromised by cyber-criminals that use them to launch major attacks against business and government, says Cisco in its annual security report. This threat really gained full steam last year, the company says.

    Written by Ellen Messmer16 Jan. 14 05:20
  • Why one company declined cloud-based 'crisis communications system'

    Cloud-based services are still often seen as too risky for sensitive information. Take the case at Kingsport, Tenn.-based Eastman Chemical Company, which said "no" to the cloud when designing its new crisis communications system.

    Written by Ellen Messmer02 Jan. 14 19:12
  • Cloud Security Alliance offers ultra-high cloud security plan

    The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is putting forward an innovative encryption-based security architecture for software-defined networks and cloud environments that draws some of its inspiration from high-security networks used by the U.S. Department of Defense and intelligence agencies.

    Written by Ellen Messmer06 Dec. 13 15:28
  • IT security pros often seen as 'innovation killers,' says ADP's IT security chief

    The problem with IT security professionals is they spend too much time stopping business people from trying new things, including cloud services, out of worries about risk when they should really be working directly with business managers to help them innovate by means of security.

    Written by Ellen Messmer05 Dec. 13 22:18
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  • Cloud computing 2014: Moving to a zero-trust security model

    The leaking of classified documents detailing the data collection activities of the U.S. National Security Agency earlier this year reignited some long-standing concerns about the vulnerability of enterprise data stored in the cloud.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan01 Jan. 14 00:58
  • Fear of NSA snooping could hurt U.S. cloud vendors

    Edward Snowden's revelations about the U.S. government's data collection program could cause U.S. providers of cloud-based services to lose 10% to 20% of the foreign market to overseas rivals.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau26 Aug. 13 10:10