Insider Threats and Sensitive Data in the Cloud

Insider Threats and Sensitive Data in the Cloud

The Age of Sensitive Data in the Cloud A recent survey report conducted by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) revealed that cloud security had reached a tipping point: 64.9% of respondents (which included IT security professionals from enterprises across all industries and regions) believed that the cloud was as secure or more secure than their on-premises software. This is a watershed moment given that the single most influential item holding back cloud adoption has been…

The FBI’s War On Encryption – Now What?

The FBI’s War On Encryption – Now What?

As of last night, Apple’s San Bernardino troubles are officially over. Yesterday, the FBI announced that it no longer needs Apple’s help in breaking into an iPhone linked to last year’s attacks, thanks to a new method for unlocking the phone submitted by an anonymous outside source. For the first time in weeks, Apple’s lawyers can breathe easy. But San Bernardino was just one battle in a much larger fight. The FBI’s Going Dark Initiative has…

CloudLock Unveils Method For Isolating True Security Threats

CloudLock Unveils Method For Isolating True Security Threats

CloudLock New Method Q1-16 Cybersecurity Report: The CloudLock CyberLab’s “Cloud Threat Funnel” Methodology Reveals Distinct User Behavior Patterns, Helping Businesses Lock Into Only the Real Threats WALTHAM, MA–(Marketwired – Mar 28, 2016) – When is a security alert not a real security alert? With hacks and breaches a daily reality for businesses, security teams deal with a barrage of suspicious and anomalous user behaviors and have little time to isolate and focus on the true…

Why Online Marketers Should Be Concerned About Privacy In The Cloud

Why Online Marketers Should Be Concerned About Privacy In The Cloud

Privacy In The Cloud If you’re an average consumer, your concerns about the Internet Cloud systems should justifiably stem from the threat of the Unknown: is your data private? Is it secure? Do you own it, or does the cloud service provider? Being a marketer, however, means that your concerns will extend far beyond just these commonplace worries. Why? It’s because, as the old adage goes, with great power comes great responsibility. Let’s take on the…

What Technology Can Displace The Password?

What Technology Can Displace The Password?

The Future Password Many people shout that the password is dead or should be killed dead. The password could be killed, however, only when there is an alternative to the password. Let us think about what technology can displace the password. Some people might say that multi-factor authentications or ID federations will do it. It is not easy, however, to conceive that the password can be displaced by multi-factor schemes for which one of the factors is a password…

FBI Hiring A “Third Party” To Hack Open San Bernardino iPhone?

FBI Hiring A “Third Party” To Hack Open San Bernardino iPhone?

“Third Party” iPhone Hack Here comes a new twist in the ongoing Apple vs. FBI saga over the iPhone used by one of the shooters in last year’s San Bernardino terror attack. While nothing is confirmed yet, it seems like the FBI may have found a solution to unlock the device without any assistance from Apple engineers, which the company had repeatedly refused to provide in any case. The US prosecutors on Monday submitted before…

The Rise of Fintech and the End of Traditional Banking

The Rise of Fintech and the End of Traditional Banking

The Rise of Fintech Developments in financial technology, or fintech, are changing the way we make payments, with new products gradually transforming how personal and commercial transactions are processed. The pace of these developments has opened up a whole range of opportunities for fintech start-ups and new players; but the arrival of cutting-edge technology has also presented challenges to traditional banks and the retail sector, which have had to adjust their strategies accordingly. For customers,…

TELUS Investing $2 Billion Through 2020 In IoT, Cloud Services and Infosec

TELUS Investing $2 Billion Through 2020 In IoT, Cloud Services and Infosec

Significant investment across the province will increase wireless speeds, extend TELUS’ fibre optic Internet network to even more homes and businesses, and help deliver better healthcare MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – March 21, 2016) – (TSX:T)(NYSE:TU) – TELUS intends to invest $2 billion in new communications infrastructure across Quebec through 2020. This year alone, TELUS will invest $340 million in the province to extend fibre optic infrastructure directly to thousands of homes and businesses in rural and…