Cloud News Round Up – February 5th

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Microsoft Appoints New, Cloud-Focused CEO – It’s been a headline maker for months, as many media outlets have been asking the question of ‘who will be Microsoft’s next CEO?’, with these articles analyzing who would be best to lead Microsoft into an era where tablets are as much of a must have item as their own Windows-running

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Big Data Relations – Ready Or Not… Here We Come

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In recent years, Big Data and Cloud relations have been growing steadily. And while there have been many questions raised around how best to use the information being gathered, there is no question that there is a real future between the two. This year we will see just how that relationship matures and manifests as

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Many Changes In The Realm Of Cloud Security For 2014

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Many Changes In The Realm Of Cloud Security For 2014! When thinking about information security you may jump straight to the Snowden leaks of 2013. However, this isn’t the only security troubles from last year we can remember. Keep in mind that there were security breaches coming from all over the world, such as the

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The Year Of The Cloud – Without Debate

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The Year Of The Cloud – Without Debate Unlike last year, where Cloud success and expansion was greatly debated among the world of technology, this year will be the year of the Cloud and all it has to offer. With bring your own devices or BYOD’s on the rise, enhancing device security will also have massive

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Privacy On Public Clouds – Five Issues You Must Know About

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Privacy On Public Clouds – Five Issues You Must Know About Cloud computing is everywhere and presents a compelling value proposition for its end users. However issues like privacy and security still are grey areas when it comes to public clouds. Here presented are five issues one must be aware of:  1. You own the

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5 Cloud Security Predictions For 2014

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5 Cloud Security Predictions For 2014 Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits, but I believe 2013 will go down as the year security crawled out of the basement and into the cultural zeitgeist. Edward Snowden and the NSA spying revelations may have been the biggest tech story of the year.

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Security Considerations While Moving To The Cloud

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Security Considerations While Moving To The Cloud It is always difficult to maintain in-house IT operations at the cutting edge of efficiency. Whether it is a question of getting enough budgets approved or keeping all stakeholders happy, life for technical managers is never easy. On the other hand, clouds have certain inherent advantages. Big cost

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What PCI DSS 3.0 Means For Cloud Service Providers

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What PCI DSS 3.0 Means For Cloud Service Providers The only constant is change. Earlier this month, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council released version 3.0 of the PCI DSS standard (along with the accompany Payment Application Data Security Standard).  In it are a few key focus areas that will directly affect Cloud Service

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Why NSA Revelations Will Be Good For Cloud Security

Why NSA Revelations Will Be Good For Cloud Security Edward Snowden’s recent disclosures, including concerns about the NSA’s ability to break certain types of encryption, and the extent of surveillance on cloud service providers, put the entire cloud industry into an uproar. The bad news is that this has eroded companies’  trust that their data

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Cloud Storage Management: Balancing Cloud And In-house Data

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Cloud Storage Management: Balancing Cloud and In-house Data Data has always been valuable, but over the past decade we have seen a dramatic increase in just how much data holds value. We know the optimal time of day to post on social networks, we can predict what a customer’s next purchase will be based on

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