Recommended Reading:  Information Security Kit

Recommended Reading: Information Security Kit

Recommended Reading With the great deal of concern over the increase in attacks and security vulnerabilities. There is always time to catch up with reading materials that may provide you with enough information to protect and save your business from disrepair. Included are 3 FREE assets for you to review at your own leisure. All you require is a quick LinkedIn sign in which will grant you access to the free materials. The Essentials of…

Cloud Infographic – Human Error And Data Breaches

Cloud Infographic – Human Error And Data Breaches

Cloud Infographic – Human Error And Data Breaches The ICO’s data reveals that the cost of data breaches caused by information being disclosed to the wrong recipient via unencrypted email, fax and hand delivery amounting to just under $3 Million US Dollars or £1.8 m. With the health sector experiencing a more than 100% increase in data breaches April to June 2013 and April to June 2014, it comes as little surprise that Brighton and…

Security: Taking The Enterprise By Surprise

Security: Taking The Enterprise By Surprise

Security: Taking The Enterprise By Surprise There has been a great deal of discussion surrounding the news of Microsoft phishing emails delivering malware that dodges sandboxes to enterprise users. This is another example of how often the newer forms of detection/prevention security tools (virtual execution) are not effective. Kowsik Guruswamy, CTO for Menlo Security, who is an expert in the space has added to CloudTweaks. Kowsik says: “Virtual execution, aka sandboxing is as vulnerable to…

The Cyberstates 2015 Report

The Cyberstates 2015 Report

The Cyberstates 2015 Report Growth was led by the IT services sector which added 63,300 jobs between 2013 and 2014 and the R&D, testing, and engineering services sector that added 50,700 jobs. “The U.S. tech industry continues to make significant contributions to our economy,” said Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO, CompTIA. “The tech industry accounts for 7.1 percent of the overall U.S. GDP and 11.4 percent of the total U.S. private sector payroll. With annual average wages…

Cloud Infographic – Mobile Users Global Growth

Cloud Infographic – Mobile Users Global Growth

Mobile Users Global Growth Cloud Computing, Wearable Tech, Internet of Things, BYOD are all areas covered here on CloudTweaks on a daily basis. One thing they all have in common – is mobility. The ability to utilize, execute and perform tasks remotely from gaming to collaboration to turning off your stove can be accomplish remotely. So how much growth is there in the mobile market? Attached is an infographic by Cisco exploring the global mobile…

Is Data Protection Holding Back European Businesses

Is Data Protection Holding Back European Businesses

Is Data Protection Holding Back European Businesses from Adopting the Cloud? Why are companies within the European Union yet to warm to the Cloud? Businesses within the EU are not adopting cloud-based systems as quickly as expected. Do data protection laws and restrictions play a role in Europe’s slow uptake? Despite the fact that cloud computing now plays a vital role in the development of our businesses, use of the Cloud amongst businesses in the…

Cloud Infographic – Capitalizing On Convergence In Your City

Cloud Infographic – Capitalizing On Convergence In Your City

Capitalizing On Convergence In Your City Plan for the Future “Cloud implementations must address immediate needs but a successful cloud strategy must be flexible enough to respond to rapidly changing business conditions. By 2020, there will be more than 50 billion devices and objects connected through the Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything (IoE). With this and similar trends in mind, CIOs must anticipate how this will impact their business in terms of…

Security Breach – 80 Million Health Insurer Accounts Exposed

Security Breach – 80 Million Health Insurer Accounts Exposed

Security Insurer Breach Exposes 80 Million Accounts The recent hacks and data breaches on large corporations like Sony, Target, Home Depot and many others should be a red flag to organizations to beef up security and encryption of sensitive customer information. As you probably already know, cybersecurity is at a premium in the tech world these days. Apparently, Health Insurer Anthem didn’t get the memo. (Image Source: Shutterstock) According to ABC News: “Anthem Inc., the…