Coke’s Internal Data Breach – Lessons Learned

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Last Friday, Coke announced that sensitive information belonging to roughly 70,000 current and former North American employees was compromised because the data hadn’t been encrypted on company laptops (despite their company encryption policy.)1 The data breach occurred after a former worker stole several company laptops that locally stored employee information, such as social security and

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21st Century Cybercrime – The Evolution Of Protecting Your Data

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“21st Century Cybercrime – The Evolution of Protecting Your Data” The relentless development of technology has facilitated an increase in cybercrime, affecting individuals and businesses in different ways and to differing degrees. Since the advent of the internet the protection of data has been of paramount importance, however, the development of various technologies has made the

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Understanding The Future Of Big Data – E-commerce, Healthcare, Charities And More…

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Understanding The Future Of Big Data – E-commerce, Healthcare, Charities And More… There’s been a ton of talk about big data and its use over the past year. While many still aren’t quite sure how best to use the copious amounts of information gathered, many persist that it is of great importance. The question remains,

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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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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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4 Ways To Improve Cloud Security

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4 Ways Of Improve Cloud Security As cloud computing increases in popularity there is a surefire need to ensure that the business data available is always safe and secure. Those wishing to access the system could cause untold misery if allowed into the system, meaning security measures are more important than ever. Indeed, many companies have listed

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Top Tips To Help You Choose The Right Cloud Backup Service Provider

Top Tips To Help You Choose The Right Cloud Backup Service Provider Businesses both small and large rely on cloud backup for its vast range of benefits with security topping the list. The cloud is a system where all your valuable data can be stored without absolutely any fear of losing it. However, this does

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5 Cloud Computing Trends For 2013

5 Cloud Computing Trends For 2013 In 2012, cloud computing became a much bigger trend in the business and networking world. IDC have predicted a 130% increase in cloud computing by 2016, meaning an increase to $43 billion. Here are some of the five trends to look out for that are coming in 2013 which are going to

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How A Hotel Data Breach Can Affect You

How a Hotel Data Breach Can Affect You The hospitality and travel industry are the largest industry in the world as billions of dollars are spent every year by companies and individuals as they take vacations and business trips. The hospitality industry has grown considerably since the addition of online reservation options, and so has

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Cloud Computing And Banking Security

Cloud Computing and Banking Security I have talked about security in cloud computing many times before, explaining why it is just as safe as conventional networking security, even citing its benefits over the conventional. However, there are many who still find cloud computing security lacking. Individuals which still worry about cloud security, are those that

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