Category Archives: Security

Latest Netskope Report: Security Nightmare For IT Departments

Latest Netskope Report: Security Nightmare For IT Departments

Latest Netskope Report: Security Nightmare For IT Departments Netskope have today released the findings of their quarterly ‘Cloud Report’. The report, which complies the foremost trends on cloud app adoption and usage, discovered the emergence of several new trends. Chief among them was the ever-increasing number of apps that enable some kind of sharing and…

Cloud Infographic: The Cost Of A Data Breach

Cloud Infographic: The Cost Of A Data Breach

Cloud Infographic: The Cost Of A Data Breach Cloud security is an area that we have covered more than any other on CloudTweaks over the past several years. From Security Tools, Downtime to Privacy issues we have found a way to cover them in some capacity.  Here is an excellent cloud security related infographic produced and provided by the…

Computing Security – Network And Application Levels

Computing Security – Network And Application Levels

Computing Security The intention to adopt cloud computing has increased rapidly in many organizations. Cloud computing offers many potential benefits to small and medium enterprises such as fast deployment, pay-for-use, lower costs, scalability, rapid provisioning, rapid elasticity, ubiquitous network access, greater resiliency, and on-demand security controls. Despite these extraordinary benefits of cloud computing, studies indicate…

Surveillance And The Internet Of Things

Surveillance And The Internet Of Things

Surveillance And The Internet of Things  The internet has been used for surveillance ever since its widespread adoption two decades ago. Hundreds of companies make huge profits by monitoring, recording and collating all our information, before either selling it to governments who want to pry on citizen’s lives or corporations who want to learn about…

Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Climate – Are Your Files Safe?

Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Climate – Are Your Files Safe?

Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Climate – Are Your Files Safe? Security and data residency are critical in today’s world. The safekeeping and protection of files are paramount in this day and age with cloud computing taking center stage.  We have included an infographic presented to CloudTweaks courtesy of Maytech called: “Are your files safe…? Did…

Global 2000 Firm Achieves 192 Percent ROI Securing Critical Financial Applications

Global 2000 Firm Achieves 192 Percent ROI Securing Critical Financial Applications

Financial Services Institution Improved Secure Development Processes and Reduced Enterprise Risk, According to Case Study by Leading Analyst Firm BURLINGTON, MA–(Marketwired – Jul 24, 2014) – Veracode, the application security company, today released a commissioned case study by Forrester Consulting describing how a Global 2000 financial services company secured its critical outsourced and internally-developed applications with…

Packet Inspection Technology And The Cloud

Packet Inspection Technology And The Cloud

Packet Inspection Technology And The Cloud Cloud computing technology is transforming our environment, workplaces, as well as organizations by provisioning massive quantities of computing power available to even the smallest companies on a pay-as-you-go basis. The exponential adoption of cloud is a welcome change, however, like coin having two sides, the innovations that have made…

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud

Disaster Recovery And The Cloud One of the least considered benefits of cloud computing in the average small or mid-sized business manager’s mind is the aspect of disaster recovery. Part of the reason for this is that so few small and mid-size businesses have ever contemplated the impact of a major disaster on their IT…

Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent?

Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent?

Russia’s New Data Storage Law: Protecting Information Or Silencing Dissent? News broke late last week that Russia’s lower house of parliament had passed a law which required all internet companies operating inside the country to store Russian citizens’ personal data with the borders of its territory. The law is scheduled to come into effect on…

Veracode Recognized As “Leader” In The Gartner Magic Quadrant

Veracode Recognized As “Leader” In The Gartner Magic Quadrant

Veracode Recognized as “Leader” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for Third Consecutive Report BURLINGTON, MA–(Source: Marketwired – Jul 7, 2014) – Veracode, the application security company, today announced that it has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s 2014’s “Application Security Testing Magic Quadrant”. The quadrant is based on an…