Cloud security tools
- September 29, 2010
Microsoft has sold secured BPOS services to the State of Minnesota, eclipsing Google's rocky Los Angeles deal to become the largest government cloud yet.
- September 23, 2010
Concerned that online security fears will damage the cloud computing market, Microsoft is demanding updates to a 1986 digital privacy law.
- September 22, 2010
The CTOs from 13 leading software companies met in Washington, D.C. for a policy summit aimed at increasing government cloud computing adoption.
- September 21, 2010
AWS is splitting off a chunk of its cloud infrastructure for Oracle VM and Oracle apps, while Oracle loosens up its licensing for AWS. Will customers care?
- 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.
- September 03, 2010
In a long-awaited features upgrade, Amazon Web Services users will now have the ability to create and manage multiple unique identities from a central AWS account.
- September 02, 2010
Security experts say Amazon improved the documentation of Amazon Web Services security practices, but the company still doesn't provide enough info for corporate users.
- September 01, 2010
The SecureCloud beta from Trend Micro claims to manage encryption while satisfying regulatory concerns, a good first step in the cloud security world.
- August 30, 2010
After shelling out $200 million on cloud-based authenticator Arcot, CA has spent almost $1 billion to bolster its cloud portfolio.
- August 11, 2010
ExamWorks, a medical services provider, chose private cloud computing over the public cloud when it sought to keep IT costs down and maintain its sensitive data secure.
- August 09, 2010
Microsoft's Azure cloud platform now offers single sign-on capabilities, possibly even in conjunction with Google and Yahoo's Web services.
- August 02, 2010
Much-touted Amazon Web Services customer Eli Lilly confirms it is not expanding use of the cloud computing provider's services.
- 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 29, 2010
Cloud Sigma's new service uses the File Transfer Protocol to move and launch KVM-compatible virtual images in and out of the cloud.
- July 28, 2010
Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, once the poster child for Amazon Web Services is walking away from the cloud provider over legal liability issues.