Has Cybersecurity Become Too Reactive?

John Davis, CSO of Palo Alto Networks' federal division, suggested that too many firms have given in to the hackers by resigning themselves to this reactionary approach. "Some of our industry has given up on the ability to prevent and is focused primarily on detection and response, which means, with a mindset like that, it means you're always involved in cleaning up aisle nine, as some people like to say..."

Cloud Computing

Knots And Cloud Service Providers

By Scott Andersen | October 7, 2014

How Do These Two Compare? In Boy Scouts, I learned how to tie knots. The quickest knot you can tie is the slipknot. It’s very effective for connecting one thing to another via the rope you have. It was used…

Airbnb And Amazon Web Services – An Unlikely Friendship

By Daniel Price | October 7, 2014

Airbnb and Amazon Web Services Since its launch six years ago, Airbnb has become synonymous with the home rental market. The premise of the firm was simple enough – allowing homeowners to find willing renters and holidaymakers for their properties…

Overcoming Obstacles In Cloud Computing Adoption

By Mojgan Afshari | October 6, 2014

Overcoming The Numerous Challenges According to Buyya et al. (2008), “A Cloud is a type of parallel and distributed system consisting of a collection of inter-connected and virtualized computers that are dynamically provisioned and presented as one or more unified computing resources…

Cloud Infographic: 5 App Development Myths

By CloudTweaks | October 6, 2014

Cloud Infographic: 5 App Development Myths Microsoft Windows 10 is being hailed as the first OS to deliver on Microsoft’s “mobile-first, cloud-first” strategy. But just how close are enterprises to becoming mobile-first and cloud-first? Last year cloud-based mobile app platform…

Communication Breakdown: Who Controls The Communication Infrastructure

By Lauris Veips | October 6, 2014

Communication Breakdown: Who Controls The Communication Infrastructure Tensions between crowdsourced alternatives and efforts by the authorities to regulate them are becoming more and more prevalent as cities, that is, their people are growing smarter at levarging consumer electronics. One can…

The Internet of Everything Opens Up The World

By Steve Prentice | October 3, 2014

Shaping The World With New Technologies As a connected collection of intelligent objects, the Internet of Everything promises to open up those areas of the world hardest hit by economic, political and agricultural blights. Relatively inexpensive devices, paired with revolutionary…

9 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing A Cloud

By CloudTweaks | October 2, 2014

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Cloud According to Gartner, 50% of enterprises will adopt a hybrid cloud by 2017. While the benefits are too compelling to ignore, every mix of private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructure comes with…

Language Learning, Propelled By Big Data

By Lauris Veips | October 2, 2014

Language Learning, Propelled by Big Data The way we communicate has changed drastically since the advent of the web, and that applies to communication in any language, with or without a written script. For example, video calls, which were once…

And You Thought You Knew Everything About Wi-Fi HotSpots?

By Cloud Syndicate | October 1, 2014

The World’s 6 Most Extreme Wi-Fi Hotspots We are living a life full of scientific discoveries and high-technology advances all the time. We are willingly or unwillingly becoming actively involved in the innovations brought about by the amazingly interesting world…

Going Global With The Cloud: Anywhere, Anytime Access

By Jon Roskill | October 1, 2014

Let’s cut right to the chase… Lots of companies have offered 24/7 availability of systems and data to their customers and employees for years. What else is new? What’s new is that a cloud computing environment can make 24/7 availability…

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