Data security in the cloud
- 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.
- 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.
- July 19, 2010
In a recent U.S. government crackdown on intellectual property abuse, more than 70,000 blogs were shut down. Could cloud giants like Amazon suffer a similar fate?
- July 16, 2010
Intuit's online small and medium business accounting service, QuickBooks Online, suffered an outage after a commercial power failure at its California data center.
- July 06, 2010
Sify Technologies will offer its Sify mylife consumer cloud service platform, with 'enhanced cyber security,' in cybercafes and Indian homes and businesses.
- June 25, 2010
An airline industry survey found that 60% of its members were supportive of adopting cloud services over the next couple of years, with the vast majority looking to private clouds.
- June 22, 2010
Cloud storage startup Nasuni is offering $5,000 to anyone who can crack a file the company has left on Amazon S3.
- June 07, 2010
A white paper from the search giant explains how Google organizes security policies and distributes data in Google Apps.
- May 27, 2010
The opening session of the Gov 2.0 Expo featured IT leaders and public servants discussing the future of government in the cloud.
- 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.
- May 03, 2010
Abiquo CEO Pete Malcolm says that if IT managers can satisfy security, compliance and workload concerns with automated policies, infrastructure can begin to 'disappear.'
- April 28, 2010
The two companies plan to release a subscription-based, on-demand Identity as a Service security offering this June.