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December 20, 2018
Google Cloud Platform's Access Approval feature lets customers use more of the data access controls they have in their on-premises infrastructure.
August 16, 2017
Managing rising server, app and user counts requires using dozens of incompatible log files. Arizona State turned to Splunk to create a unified, correlated data view from the jumble.
July 20, 2016
Data privacy continues to be a hot-button issue on both sides of the Atlantic, with the Privacy Shield agreement and a big win for Microsoft providing some clarity to this still murky issue.
October 29, 2015
Both cloud providers and their users are responsible for data security in the cloud. Unfortunately, it's not always easy determining who's accountable for what.
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Access Transparency users can review the work Google admins did on their cloud accounts. It's a step toward greater accountability, but large organizations will want even more. Continue Reading
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IT breaches stir up cloud security concerns. To limit potential issues, enterprises must consider governance needs, tools, providers and more. Continue Reading