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If 20 Famous Movie Quotes Were About The Cloud

By CloudTweaks / April 5, 2017

Cloud Quotes With a world dominated by mass and social media it is no surprise that pop culture arises from common trends that are marketed with these outlets. This makes me wonder how cloud computing may have looked different if famous

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Over 100 New Ransomware Families Discovered Last Year

By Kiril Kirilov / April 4, 2017

100 New Ransomware Families The world in 2016 sees a rapid rise of ransomware attacks that are increasingly targeting specific businesses and entire industries. A report by David Balaban for privacy-pc.com shows that ransomware attacks have occurred virtually on a

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How to Make the Move to the Cloud Securely

By Andrew Heikklia / March 29, 2017

Move to the Cloud Securely The 2016 Enterprise Cloud Computing Survey from IDG offers multiple interesting insights concerning the state of cloud adoption in 2017. According to IDG, 70 percent of the survey’s respondent organizations have at least one application

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Cloud Services Are Vulnerable Without End-To-End Encryption

By Randy Battat / March 27, 2017

End-To-End Encryption The growth of cloud services has been one of the most disruptive phenomena of the Internet era.  However, even the most popular cloud services (including Yahoo, Gmail, Microsoft Outlook 365, and Dropbox) are vulnerable to attack because their

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3 Ways to Protect Users From Ransomware With the Cloud

By Karin Ratchinsky / March 22, 2017

Protect Users From Ransomware The threat of ransomware came into sharp focus over the course of 2016. Cybersecurity trackers have been aware of ransomware for almost a decade. Observed instances had been steadily rising, with 3.2 million reported in 2014

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10 Security Related Resources

By Kiril Kirilov / March 8, 2017

Security Resources We have a compiled a small list of interesting free security tools and resources as part of our ongoing effort to provide many of the best curated discoveries to our readership. Please continue to visit CloudTweaks as we

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Experts Believe Multi-cloud Implementations Can Be Invaluable

By Jennifer Klostermann / March 3, 2017

Multi-Cloud Environment The outage this week at Amazon Web Services S3 cloud storage services has created quite a stir, with multi-cloud competitors touting the need for contingency plans in case of such an event. The cost to businesses is potentially

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AWS S3 Outage & Lessons in Tech Responsibility From Smokey the Bear

By CloudTweaks / March 3, 2017

AWS S3 Outage & Lessons in Tech Responsibility Earlier this week, AWS S3 had to fight its way back to life in the US-east-1 Region with multiple Availability Zones in the throes of recovery, and potentially hundreds of thousands of

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Safeguarding Data Before Disaster Strikes

By CloudTweaks / February 28, 2017

Safeguarding Data  Online data backup is one of the best methods for businesses of all sizes to replicate their data and protect against data loss in the event of an IT outage or security incident. While online backup services offer

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Numeraire Cryptocurrency Goes Live

By Kiril Kirilov / February 27, 2017

Numeraire cryptocurrency Numerai, a hedge fund started in late 2015 by mathematician Richard Craib. The new Numerai cryptocurrency comprises digital tokens that allow crowdsourcing of literary anything. Cryptocurrencies are essentially internet based assets used to finance any purchase or endeavor

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