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  • Ashley Madison -- Can it possibly get any worse? (tl;dr: YES)

    The Ashley Madison hack continues to make headlines. Naturally, that's because the news keeps getting worse. Worse for website owners Avid Media Group. And worse for the REAL victims, more importantly -- the people named in the hacked data dump...

    Written by Richi Jennings25 Aug. 15 13:51
  • Google cloud ''loses'' data (sky falling; film at 11)

    Google is sorry to report it's lost some cloud customers' data. Lightning struck four times near its St. Ghislain, Belgium data center. From cloud to cloud, as't were, causing some storage to go bye-bye...

    Written by Richi Jennings20 Aug. 15 13:20
  • Hackers call Time on Ashley Madison -- with huge data dump

    Ashley Madison hackers released the site's user data, as threatened. Or, at least, that's what they say they've done. But it's likely that much of the data is forged or bogus in some way...

    Written by Richi Jennings19 Aug. 15 13:14
  • At what point do white hat hackers cross the ethical line?

    In recent months the news of Chris Roberts alleged hacking of an inflight entertainment system and possibly other parts of the Boeing 737 have sparked a wave of controversy. Public opinion was originally on Roberts' side, but the recent publication of the FBI affidavit changed that drastically. According to the affidavit, Roberts admitted to doing a live "pen-test" of a plane network in mid-air.

    Written by By Ondrej Krehel and Darin Andersen of Cyberunited Lifars15 Aug. 15 07:10
  • Jumping all-in with cloud

    Although deploying hybrid cloud infrastructure seems like the most popular strategy, some CIOs have decided to go all-in with the public cloud as they don't see any value in maintaining even part of their infrastructure on-premise.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett20 Feb. 15 10:30
  • CTO Says Cloud Services Earn Vote of International Election Monitoring Group

    The National Democratic Institute has workers in 65 countries -- not all of them friendly. To support its growing global mission, and to improve efficiency without buying more hardware, the nonpartisan nonprofit has spent the last four years migrating to the cloud.

    Written by John Moore02 May 14 04:24
  • Cloud Apps Soar, CIOs Take on New Role

    As cloud apps become more business-critical, the CIO is emerging as the cloud services broker. In this new IT model, which is expected to expand rapidly in the next 12 months, CIOs can push cloud service providers to deliver detailed SLAs.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige02 May 14 03:01
  • Why CIOs shouldn't block rogue Cloud apps

    Enterprises have an average 461 Cloud apps running in their organisations (nine to 10 times IT's estimates), according to some reports. Line-of-business managers hesitate to bring in the CIO out of fear of being blocked. If CIOs can remove this fear, everyone, it turns out, benefits.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige01 May 14 00:05
  • 10 Cloud Security Startups to Watch in 2014

    The market for cloud security tools is expected to grow significantly in the coming year. Here are 10 cloud security startups that could help boost cloud adoption in 2014 and beyond.

    Written by Jeff Vance14 Jan. 14 20:58
  • Exclusive research: IT commits to cloud computing

    Cloud budgets are rising as IT confronts security and ROI challenges, according to the 2013 Cloud Computing Survey from IDG Enterprise (free download). (Insider: Registration required)

    Written by Computerworld Staff04 June 13 16:40
  • Legal concerns curb corporate cloud adoption

    Inside the enterprise, the biggest obstacle to cloud computing is often the company's own corporate counsel. Here's how IT is getting to yes with legal.

    Written by Howard Baldwin03 Dec. 12 11:17
  • Cloud security not really slowing IT adoption

    Cloud security has been discussed ad nauseum for years, and it's often cited as the biggest barrier to enterprise cloud adoption. Such conversations are misguided and ignore the larger challenge of cloud adoption: accommodating developers.

    Written by Bernard Golden20 Nov. 12 13:47
  • Cloud Computing Poses Control Issues for IT

    Though most U.S. companies still list customer and other corporate information as their most valuable assets, many keep pushing this data farther from safe lockdown in the data center--and are about to give it another strong shove in that direction.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty18 May 10 04:42
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