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 Infographic – Big Data Survey: What Are The Trends?

Cloud Infographic – Big Data Survey: What Are The Trends?

By CloudTweaks | February 4, 2014

Jaspersoft Big Data Survey Shows Rise in Commitment to Projects and Decline in Confusion Nearly 1,600 Jaspersoft Community Members Participate in Second Jaspersoft Big Data Survey San Francisco, February 4, 2014 – Jaspersoft, the Intelligence Inside applications and business processes,…

5 Cloud Security Predictions For 2014

By CloudTweaks | December 13, 2013

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Open Innovation And Freelancing – The Cloud And The Crowd

By Steve Prentice | December 13, 2013

Open Innovation and Freelancing – The Cloud and the Crowd Back in 2007, before the cloud was called the cloud, the Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI), an organization formed by the U.S. Congress to assist in cleaning up the lasting…

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By CloudTweaks | November 18, 2013

Last months Cloud Security Alliance Central Eastern Europe Summit gave a good opportunity to learn about the Cloud Computing market in areas of Europe that are less reviewed. The congress, held in the center of the old city of Ljubljana,…

PayScale – Evolving Over The Years To Offer More Than Just Salary Reports

By Glenn Blake | November 4, 2013

PayScale –Evolving Over The Years To Offer More Than Just Salary Reports Last Thursday was a great day, not only for carving pumpkins and trick or treating, but for talking with Tim Low, VP of Marketing at PayScale about salaries, big data…

Cloud Security Alliance Annual EMEA Congress Discussions

By CloudTweaks | October 24, 2013

Cloud Security Alliance Annual EMEA Congress Discussions It was as cloudy as Edinburgh could be in the autumn, when the “Cloud Security Alliance Annual EMEA Congress” featuring about 300 Cloud Computing stake-holders, gathered for the event that was held during…

Cloud Startup: Metacloud – Production Ready From Day One!

By Glenn Blake | October 24, 2013

Metacloud – Production Ready From Day One! On Tuesday, I was able to sit down with Mr. Steve Curry, co-founder and President of Metacloud, to talk in depth about what drives Metacloud forward in this ever changing industry of cloud computing.…

Firehost Reveals Increases In Cyberattacks In Its Superfecta Report

By Steve Prentice | October 22, 2013

Firehost Reveals Increases in Cyberattacks in its Superfecta Report There are always wolves at the door, and they are relentless in both their creativity and determination when it comes to getting in. This is the message that can be gleaned…

Dark Clouds On The Horizon: The Rise Of Sophisticated Cybercrime

By Steve Prentice | October 21, 2013

Sophisticated Cybercrime The story reads as if it were pulled from the pages of a Tom Clancy novel: a collection of US banks suddenly starts receiving Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that are carefully timed to re-strike just as…

The Tolly Group Report: How Dimension Data Beat Out Some Big Players

By Steve Prentice | September 19, 2013

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