Security

Possible Downsides Of Cloud Security

Nowadays, more and more businesses are shifting to the cloud as it benefits them in their businesses by giving a computational power residing on the internet. This appealing idea has attracted many enterprises to opt for cloud computing. According to IBM's Cloud Security Adviser, Martin Borrett, the word “cloud” itself is to blame for sounding much more transient than it really is. He said that a common fal ...

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Cloud Company Evernote Falls Victim To Hackers, Asks For A Password Reset

A popular online note taking application, Evernote is the latest victim of cyber attacks after Microsoft, Apple and social networking site Twitter. Other than technology giants, high profiles which were recently hacked include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. Evernote asked its users to change their account passwords immediately after this security breach. According to compan ...

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Cloud Security Tips

Despite the clear benefits of cloud computing, protecting proprietary data and critical workloads remains a concern for organizations. These concerns can be resolved by choosing a provider with a solid and documented approach to safeguarding your data and applications. Here is what you can do to improve cloud security: 1. Subscribe to a Cloud Service Provider. If you want to improve security without taking ...

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Can Data be Stolen from Neighbors in a Cloud?

One of the basic plus points of cloud computing is that the users no longer  have to spend great amount of finances on hardware or new software to store sensitive data. The competency of cloud computing is that it can store all data of users securely and they no longer has to worry about storing their data on their personal computer.  But, a recent study by researchers demonstrates that cloud may not be as ...

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Rising Concerns Over Data Security And Sovereignty On Cloud

Concerns about data security on cloud were being raised even before the cloud became popular. We are constantly reminded of how cloud computing is not a good choice at all when a company fails to deliver what it claims. A similar incident took place with Doyenz the previous week, which then decided to shut down its data center in UK. If a cloud service provider (CSP) decides to terminate its operations, doe ...

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Data Security In The Cloud- Still A Point Of Concern For Many Businesses

Although cloud services are making airwaves and attracting more and more businesses to move to cloud technology however, few enterprises still find it challenging to adapt to this new technology. As a result of a survey conducted by Gartner, it was found out that many companies are still not using Software as a Service (SaaS) for storing and transmitting their important and confidential data, even after hav ...

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Amazon’s Downtime Raises Concerns

Online retailing giant, Amazon Inc. experienced a power outage in June, caused problems for major websites such as Foursquare and Reddit by making them unavailable for more than 24 hours. The companies ended up losing valuable data. Though a temporary loss of power; it has left many concerns on the reliability of these digital clouds It shows that these virtual clouds are not totally secured by real clouds, ...

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5 Growing Concerns About Cloud Computing

With the advent of cloud computing, a new era has begun with an aim to provide opportunities to save money with improved processes. The cloud fever is increasing as the time passes and is expected to take over, all IT related services. Keeping in view its benefits, some of the world’s largest companies have started using cloud services, including Apple, Amazon and Google. Although this technology has many a ...

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Hosting.com Beefs Up Security By Introducing Cloud Firewall Solution

  Hosting.com renowned for provision of services such as recovery solutions and cloud based application ability, has taken measures to beef up security protocols for its cloud customers. The company has introduced cloud firewall service which harnesses the power of a comprehensive virtualization security platform by Juniper Networks called vGW Series Virtual Gateway. Cloud firewall is the all encompassing V ...

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How To Secure Your Cloud Data Through Backups

Cloud computing presents a major concern to the IT specialists about the safety of their data, as it is entirely in the hands of the service provider who sometimes work without any backup solution. In other words, the data may be completely lost, if there is any malfunction in the server. In addition, some providers of cloud services put their faith in proprietary technology, due to which, the users cannot ...

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