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GDPR Compliance: A Network Perspective

By CloudTweaks | November 7, 2017

GDPR Compliance Regulations can be a tricky thing. For the most part, they’re well thought out in terms of mandating actions that a company can or cannot take – they do a really good job of telling us what we

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WordPress Security 101 – Securing Your Plugins, Themes, and Services

By CloudTweaks | November 3, 2017

Securing Your Plugins, Themes, and Services Continued from part 3 of our 5 part WordPress security series. For web scribblers who use WordPress, security should always come first since news of exploited vulnerabilities crop up with intensifying frequency. WordPress powers 74.7 million websites

The Cloud Debate – Private, Public, Hybrid or Multi Clouds?

By CloudTweaks | October 26, 2017

The Cloud Debate Now that we’ve gotten over the hump of whether we should adopt the cloud or not, “which cloud” is now the center of the debate. It feels like that one multiple choice question on an exam that

WordPress Security 101 – Internal Monitoring Systems and Web Hosting

By CloudTweaks | October 25, 2017

Internal Monitoring Systems Securing your WordPress site requires a lot of adjustments, manual or automated. The “manual” mode relies on a wealth of plugins and little tweaks that give you granular control over what you can do, and how much

WordPress Security 101 – Protecting Against Insider Threats

By CloudTweaks | October 18, 2017

Protecting Against Insider Threats Continued from part 1 of our 5 part WordPress security series. A recent Breach Level Index report by Gemalto, a global cyber security solutions provider, is titled “Poor Internal Security Practices Take A Toll” for a reason. The

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WordPress Security 101 – Securing Your WordPress Installation

By CloudTweaks | October 14, 2017

WordPress Security 101 Roughly 37,000 websites are breached daily. Considering WordPress powers at least 53% of all websites, you can bet a lot of bloggers have to deal with a website hijacking situation. So, don’t leave anything to chance – your blog is

IBM scientists Thomas Brunschwiler and Rahel Straessle are developing machine learning algorithms to interpret the IoT data.

Using IoT and machine learning to track the progression of lung disease

By CloudTweaks | October 13, 2017

IoT Tracking Progression of Lung Disease (Image Source: IBM scientists Thomas Brunschwiler and Rahel Straessle) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a.k.a. COPD, is a progressive lung disease which causes breathlessness and is often caused by cigarette smoke and air pollution. By 2030, it is

What will the smart city of the future look like?

By CloudTweaks | September 28, 2017

What will the smart city of the future look like? Since the very first cities began to emerge over ten thousand years ago, cities such as New York, Dubai and Tokyo are now at the centre of the revolution of

First Things First. What Are Microservices?

By CloudTweaks | September 27, 2017

Innovation with Microservices Microservices are an engineering approach and architectural style of computing that is becoming extremely important for organizations wanting to innovate through a stronger engagement with their ecosystem of customers, suppliers and partners. To explain them should it

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Home Business

By CloudTweaks | September 25, 2017

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The Economics, Concepts and Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

By Gopan Joshi

Fundamentals of Cloud Computing Addressing security concerns of the Public Cloud Enthusiasm for cloud computing has as much to do with economics as technology. Growth in the number of applications and the volume of data that must be managed have

Demand For Cloud Skills Increases Around The World

By CloudTweaks

Demand for Cloud Skills Increases Thinking about adding more cloud skills to your repertoire? Stop thinking. The time to do it is now. For IT professionals, cloud computing skills are becoming an essential resume item. Companies are actively – and

The Great Arms Race For Security: Virtualization

By Gavin Hill

The Great Arms Race For Security Since its infancy in the early seventies when the first computer virus was created, the malware and anti-malware business has grown into multi-billion dollar industries. No longer are script kiddies creating malware for notoriety,

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Deepak Marwah

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone. This human contact was more personal and the heart of any good business. As technology advanced in the 1990s, organizations

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Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

By Mark Casey

Industrial IoT The hype around IoT may have been surpassed this year by breathless coverage of topics such as artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies, but there continue to be interesting developments in IoT related technology and services. The possibilities for efficiency

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World: What Your Company Needs To Know

By Ron Hovsepian

Living In A Post-Safe Harbor World With the striking down of the Safe Harbor agreement in October, we have seen the tip of a data privacy iceberg whose global implications will play out well into the new year. In 2016,

5 Ways the Cloud and IoT Have Transformed the Transportation Industry

By Cloud Syndicate

IoT Transportation Industry The Internet of Things has caused many industries to evolve – but few more than transportation. Here are just a few ways it’s changed the delivery of goods. Remember when websites like eBay and Amazon were in

CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears 

5 Ways CIOs Can Tackle Cloud Fears

By Robert Grazioli

CIO Cloud Fears  CIOs are tired of hearing about cloud computing concerns. They’ve spent years reading about how cloud resources are subject to risks, and wonder – what can they do to help people trust the cloud?  The truth is

Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem

By Harold Byun

Security Ecosystem Salesforce is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history and while security is a major roadblock for many cloud projects, the company’s extensive security investments appear to be paying off. Salesforce is one of just

Stuck In The Clouds: The Issue Of Data Ownership

By Bob Greenlees

The Issue Of Data Ownership While the immediate benefits of cloud services are typically clear to new users, individuals and businesses alike are becoming increasingly aware of a looming issue: vendor lock-in. As these users amass large amounts of data in

Maintaining Network Performance And Security In Hybrid Cloud Environments

Maintaining Network Performance And Security In Hybrid Cloud Environments

Hybrid Cloud Environments After several years of steady cloud adoption in the enterprise, an interesting trend has emerged: More companies ...
Is 2018 the Tipping Point in Digital Transformation?

Is 2018 the Tipping Point in Digital Transformation?

“Survival, in the cool economics of biology, means simply the persistence of one’s own genes in the generations to follow.” —Lewis ...
Mitigating Cyberattacks: The Prevention and Handling

Mitigating Cyberattacks: The Prevention and Handling

Mitigating Cyberattacks New tools and technologies help companies in their drive to improve performance, cut costs and grow their businesses ...
The Cloudification of Healthcare: Benefits and Risks

The Cloudification of Healthcare: Benefits and Risks

Cloud Healthcare: Benefits and Risks Many organizations are moving most of their business-critical applications and workloads to the cloud. The ...
10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

10 Ways The Enterprise Can Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud

Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud More companies are turning to the cloud for storage. In fact, over 60 percent ...
Cloud Native Trends Picking Up – Legacy Security Losing Ground

Cloud Native Trends Picking Up – Legacy Security Losing Ground

Cloud Native Trends Once upon a time, only a select few companies like Google and Salesforce possessed the knowledge and ...