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Yahoo enhances data security through encryption efforts

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On Wednesday, Yahoo's CISO Alex Stamos announced the security measures.

Ahead in the cloud

Ahead in the cloud

Growth businesses are always looking for flexible ways of working that reduce capital and running costs, while securely delivering the data users need, when and where they need it.

Gov't snooping drives companies away from cloud adoption, study finds

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Of the respondents participating in a just released survey, 33 percent indicated that they are less likely to adopt the cloud due to fears of government surveillance.

Organizations not doing enough to protect cloud data, study finds

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Enterprises are still not being proactive enough in securing the data they have in the cloud, according to a recent study.

Canada signs Wedge Networks to secure government data centers

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The Canadian government has hired Wedge Networks, a provider of cloud-based security services, to secure its computing infrastructure.

Beyond the hype of industry trends

Beyond the hype of industry trends

Cloud computing is becoming a reality that will need to be addressed by every security department.

RSA 2014: RedOwl Analytics named "Most Innovative Company" at Innovation Sandbox

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Baltimore-based RedOwl Analytics was named "Most Innovative Company" at the RSA Conference 2014 Innovation Sandbox event.

Security at scale for the enterprise: Borrowing a page from home security handbooks

Security at scale for the enterprise: Borrowing a page from home security handbooks

The tools that organizations have relied on to protect their networks are antiquated and no longer work.

Securing data in the cloud: Mandate for encryption and key management

Securing data in the cloud: Mandate for encryption and key management

While agility, availability and lower TCO will drive business to the cloud, organizations must address open questions around the security and compliance of PHI, PII, and who has access to it.

2014: The year of encryption and the summer of key management

2014: The year of encryption and the summer of key management

In order to unlock the floodgates, we need to address the security concerns of moving everything to the cloud. Fortunately, cloud providers today are heavily invested in addressing this issue.

Cloud: From both sides now

Cloud: From both sides now

While cloud vendors vie for dominance in attracting customers with their promises of data access anywhere, and better security than a company might be able to provide for itself, the bottom line is that client companies are responsible for their data, regardless of where it resides.

Cloud: New Age defense

Cloud: New Age defense

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The cloud offers reliability, cost savings and convenience, but protecting it requires modern-day defenses, reports Jim Romeo.

DevOps: Today, tomorrow and secure

DevOps: Today, tomorrow and secure

Will 2013 be remembered as the year that DevOps accelerated into the IT mainstream or became just another trend that died in the "hype cycle"?

Harnessing data, cloud applications, and mobility in 2014

Harnessing data, cloud applications, and mobility in 2014

I'm not a big predictions guy. I don't own a crystal ball, though I have been known to ask questions of my daughter's "Magic 8-Ball" on occasion. When it comes to enterprise IT, however, I do have some strong opinions about what 2014 will bring.

2013 Industry Innovators: Virtualization and cloud security

2013 Industry Innovators: Virtualization and cloud security

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When we talk about the cloud, we need to realize that the concept of the cloud is a business, not a technical, construct.

Securing small to medium sized enterprises in the cloud

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In this video, David Campbell, founder and CEO of JumpCloud, discusses security in the cloud when it comes to small to medium sized enterprises.

Cloud addiction: At what point does the elastic snap?

Cloud addiction: At what point does the elastic snap?

Why does the lure of the cloud tempt businesses to put ever more sensitive data at risk? Richard Moulds, VP of strategy at Thales e-Security examines the situation.

Yahoo to introduce default SSL for webmail

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Starting in early January, Yahoo Mail will be protected by SSL encryption by default.

Safe passage: Software development

Safe passage: Software development

Obstacles still remain before companies can safeguard assets in the cloud, but software advances are helping, reports David Cotriss.

One cloud does not fit all

One cloud does not fit all

Cloud providers must be evaluated before moving operations, says the DTCC's Mark Clancy.

Google wants appeals court to reconsider ruling on intercepting Wi-Fi traffic

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The tech giant argued that a ruling could have troubling legal implications on "ordinary activities" where unencrypted Wi-Fi traffic is intercepted.

Skills in demand: Incident response professionals

Skills in demand: Incident response professionals

Companies who leverage the cloud have concerns over the security of their data. The migration has increased demand for incident response pros, including reverse engineers and malware analysts.

Protecting one's data in the cloud, post Snowden

Protecting one's data in the cloud, post Snowden

It used to be that organizations were concerned about migrating their data to the cloud out of fear of hackers or disgruntled insiders. But Edward Snowden's NSA leaks show there's a new threat actor: the government. Encryption can help.

IBM acquires Israeli-based Trusteer for its malware and fraud prevention technology

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The deal to purchase Trusteer is rumored to be near $1 billion.

Overseas companies reluctant to use U.S. cloud after Snowden NSA leaks

Overseas companies reluctant to use U.S. cloud after Snowden NSA leaks

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Organizations that already may have feared entrusting their data to a cloud provider out of security and privacy concerns now face new apprehensions in light of NSA spying, the Cloud Security Alliance documented in a study.

Patients notified after resident doctors store their data on Google

Patients notified after resident doctors store their data on Google

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More than 3,000 patients at an Oregon hospital were notified of their information being stored in an unauthorized cloud service.

Cisco buys Sourcefire for $2.7 billion

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Cisco made a big network security splash on Tuesday with news that it will purchase Sourcefire, best known for its open-source intrusion prevention system Snort, for $2.7 billion.

Google Glass flaw opens headset to 'hostile' Wi-Fi connections

Google Glass flaw opens headset to 'hostile' Wi-Fi connections

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The bug was quietly patched by Google last month.

Mobile devices call for security solutions that don't apply to the PC world

Mobile devices call for security solutions that don't apply to the PC world

Cloud computing services and social networks are pushing data to external networks, but mobile devices are circumventing corporate networks entirely.

2013 ebook on Cloud security

2013 ebook on Cloud security

More and more enterprises are embracing cloud computing to gain greater efficiencies and better scalability in tough economic times.

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