Cloud computing security
- December 19, 2019
Hybrid and multi-cloud approaches evolved in 2019, cost management efforts rose and deployment options vied for dominance. Those trends are all likely to continue through 2020.
- June 25, 2019
Oracle Dyn cuts sales and marketing jobs as Oracle plans to end some Dyn services in 2020. The layoffs come amid other Oracle downsizing as the vendor moves toward the cloud.
- February 08, 2019
Google Cloud Platform's Asylo open source project could one day boost confidential computing efforts, but for now it mainly serves to boost Google's security bona fides.
- August 16, 2017
Talk about protecting customer data and intrusion protection is common. Stealing source code is harder to acknowledge, but equally important to keeping a business in business.
- November 03, 2016
Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform's cloud-native approach to security and compliance management merits the SearchCloudApps Editors' Choice for Innovation recognition.
- August 30, 2016
VMware debuted cloud capabilities this week, which make it easier to control a multicloud environment.
- July 28, 2016
Another Xen bug generated some headlines this week, but it's much ado about nothing for most cloud consumers.
- March 22, 2016
DevOps shops are progressive, but some still prefer to deploy continuous delivery tools behind their own firewalls for added security and performance.
- July 30, 2015
Data isn't safe anywhere. Pay a zillion dollars for security, and it's not going to stop the bad guys from getting in. Just ask the federal government. Or Target. Or Home Depot. Or TJX. Or Sony. Or ...
- July 23, 2015
We've all seen it. That chief marketing officer wants a new report or a redesigned user experience on the company's mobile app. The guy is already fed up with an IT department and CIO he sees as ...
- June 29, 2015
Following major breaches at retail giants, government agencies and others, cloud's reputation has taken a hit. But cloud may not be entirely to blame.
- June 14, 2015
I won a football at the New York Cloud Computing Expo in a session about encryption. Ask a meaty question and the speaker just might toss you a prize. My question was simple: If the only way to ...
- December 11, 2014
A secure, dedicated network is a priority for many enterprise customers of public cloud as they look for predictability and security.
- June 02, 2014
Major IaaS providers offer pay-per-use pricing and VMware has to follow suit to remain competitive.
- April 02, 2014
In this Q&A, Adam Simpson, CEO of Easy Office Phone, discusses current cloud risk concerns and security concerns.
- December 19, 2013
Cloud security -- or lack thereof, for some -- continues to shape enterprise cloud adoption decisions. How can you best secure your company's cloud?
- August 27, 2013
In this Q&A, author Thomas Erl explains why -- and how -- companies should get smarter about portability, security and other cloud migration risks.
- February 15, 2013
The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council's guidance for cloud computing won't discourage cloud adoption, proponents say.
- November 19, 2012
Cloud computing will saddle up big data's elusive 'pink unicorns' for enterprises and SMBs alike, predicted Medio executives.
- November 15, 2012
Cloud Foundry Core, a new VMware PaaS tool, aims to make applications more portable across clouds. Most enterprises aren't there yet, however.
- November 06, 2012
OpenStack is this year's flashy candidate, but some enterprises will cast their ballots for open source cloud computing alternatives.
- October 17, 2012
Enterprises evaluating the OpenStack cloud management platform are still waiting on such key elements as monitoring and high availability.
- September 28, 2012
It all depends on how much code VMware decides to submit to OpenStack, but the alliance could potentially make VM mobility across clouds easier.
- September 21, 2012
On-premises and cloud data integration can carry unexpected costs, but some IT pros have found tools to help work through this and other problems.
- September 19, 2012
Google says older browsers don't have the chops to support Google Apps anymore. IE8 and Windows XP shops may want to choose a new browser or OS.
- August 17, 2012
Does Red Hat's impending OpenStack distribution signal maturity for the cloud computing standard, or fragmentation?
- August 17, 2012
Red Hat and Rackspace have private clouds in mind with new OpenStack distributions, but enterprise adoption likely won't come until the next release.
- August 08, 2012
Cloud SLAs and performance credits sound great, but the fine print shows service-level agreements are mostly window dressing.
- August 02, 2012
As Dell Inc. tries to convert itself into a cloud services leader, the server maker is finding it hard to stay on schedule.
- April 12, 2012
There may be no single way to save end users from themselves, but certain cloud services may help soothe IT pros’ anxieties about BYOD security.
- December 21, 2011
Worried about email security, the Los Angeles city government kills plans to move the LAPD to Gmail.
- December 08, 2011
Microsoft adds communication and collaboration muscle to Office 365, but IT shops are still concerned about interoperability and costs.
- November 01, 2011
Open source may address some of the vexing problems that have kept IT managers out of the cloud. But these technologies aren’t for the fainthearted.
- June 22, 2011
Hooray! Another "public cloud is ridiculously dangerous and will eat your babies" news item. Or not. Maybe both. Don't worry but lock up your babies, is more or less what I'm saying. Lets break it ...
- February 18, 2011
Everyone wants cloud to fit into their preexisting systems, but adopting and securing the cloud takes time and effort that many organizations just can't handle.
- September 16, 2010
A recent privacy breach in Google's Gmail service raises more red flags around the security of cloud-based applications and data privacy.
- August 20, 2010
Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Rackspace all offer cloud ROI calculators, but can they really help you figure out the true worth of cloud computing?
- August 02, 2010
The Cloud Security Alliance, an industry group focused on fixing difficut problems in the cloud, has announced a security certification for anyone who can pass a multiple-choice exam.
- July 23, 2010
A lucrative 'government cloud' contract between Los Angeles, Google and CSC has run into security problems, slowing down the project and costing the companies thousands of dollars.
- May 13, 2010
A Yale computer scientist says that some organizations have an obligation not to use public cloud services.
- May 12, 2010
The security software maker presents a hosted security service designed to replace in-house data protection for small and medium businesses.
- April 12, 2010
The director of security for Google Apps says its distributed architecture and independent certifications prove the safety of Google's cloud.
- March 15, 2010
The security think tank presents a self-help quiz designed to analyze an IT organization's security management.
- March 12, 2010
Archie Reed, HP's chief technologist for cloud security, said enterprises are justifiably wary of moving numerous operations to the cloud.
- March 03, 2010
Novell and eBay are putting their heads together to dream up a 'Trusted Cloud' seal of approval. Will it end up making a difference in cloud security?
- March 03, 2010
Security practitioners voice reservations about cloud computing, and with reason.
- February 19, 2010
In an attempt to get a leg up in security on competitors, Asigra underwent the SIAC's 'Soviet-like' certification process to certify its cloud backup software. Will it work?
- January 07, 2010
Lew Tucker, the vice president and CTO of cloud computing at Sun Microsystems, discusses how his company's new products will strengthen cloud security.
- December 02, 2009
Storing healthcare data in the cloud could revolutionize patient management and cut costs, but the disarray of healthcare informatics is one of several obstacles in the way.
- October 07, 2009
George Reese, founder of enStratus, talks about some of the new security concerns in cloud computing and reminds us the old ones never left.
- September 24, 2009
New research from MIT and UC-San Diego has exposed ground-floor vulnerabilities in public clouds. Attackers can find your virtual machines with ease -- can they exploit them?
- July 08, 2009
Max Planck Institute proposes a way to protect data against security threats as it travels from IT shops to Infrastructure as a Service providers like Amazon.com AWS.
- July 02, 2009
Companies may now be able to outsource data analysis without compromising data security and compliance, thanks to fully homomorphic encryption.
- May 21, 2009
IT shops attempt to square the benefits of cloud computing with a distinct lack of security benchmarks and transparency.