Tag: cloud infrastructure

Critical questions to answer in developing a cloud risk-management strategy

Critical questions to answer in developing a cloud risk-management strategy

Many organizations claim to have a cloud strategy. But, when you ask their executives what the strategy is, they simply say: “Well, we’re in the cloud.” Unfortunately, getting to the cloud is not a strategy—especially when it comes to protecting the cyber assets that you are migrating there. There is a link between security and…
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What Is A Data Passport: Building Trust, Data Privacy And Security In The Cloud

What Is A Data Passport: Building Trust, Data Privacy And Security In The Cloud

Cloud – Data privacy is one of the most critical elements of business today — and also one of the most challenging. Sixty percent of businesses reported they suffered a data breach caused by a vendor or third party in 2018, and according to Gemalto, more than 6 million records are lost or stolen every…
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Europe's cloud computing plan won't do much to scare the US giants

Europe’s cloud computing plan won’t do much to scare the US giants

Europe wants to build its own cloud computing giants, but without greater clarity and a lot more ambition it isn’t likely to get very far. Cloud Computing – AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud together now comfortably account for over half of the global cloud infrastructure market, but it takes more than that to stop…
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Cloud (In)security: Protecting Your Business Across Multiple Platforms

Cloud (In)security: Protecting Your Business Across Multiple Platforms

Depending on how much of a formalist you are, cloud computing (aka network-based computing) was invented in the 1960s by Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider who was working on Arpanet or in 2006 when Google CEO Eric Schmidt used the term “cloud computing” at an industry conference. It turns out, 2006 was also the year that…
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How best to secure cloud computing in this critical era

Cloud Computing – Companies are putting more critical data into the cloud, which means a cloud breach is likely to be more destructive than ever. Secure cloud computing is central to business success today, so we’ve gathered in this guide our experts’ thoughts on the nature of the threat and how to counter it. The…
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