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Principles of an Effective Cybersecurity Strategy

By Vibhav Agarwal | April 18, 2017

Effective Cybersecurity Strategy A number of trends contribute to today’s reality in which businesses can no longer treat cybersecurity as an afterthought. These include a rapid increase in the number of internet connected devices, an increased dependency on third party

PODCAST – EPISODE 2: Trains, Security and AI

By Steve Prentice | April 12, 2017

CloudTweaks Podcast The power of Twitter, the importance of teaming up with a cloud security specialist, how trains are using AI and news about Bitcoin and the Blockchain.  This is a recent interview with Rich Campagna, ‎SVP Products & Marketing at

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

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

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

3 Ways to Protect Users From Ransomware With the Cloud

By CloudTweaks | 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

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

By CloudTweaks

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

5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

By Kirti Khanna

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant’s profession. There are software for almost every need of accountants. From managing payrolls to filing taxes, technology is able to automate them and offer a

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

By Ed Dryer

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of a modern business is in its data: customer records, analytics, marketing data, product catalogs, bookkeeping and accounting data, emails and

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5 Small Business Security Concerns Online

By CloudTweaks

Small Business Security Fear of the cloud has been around since the Cloud began. SMBs were traditionally afraid of security issues, while large companies fretted about increasing the complexity of their IT infrastructure. What many budding start-up companies don’t realize

Cloud Migration – 10 ‘Do it Right’ Tips

By Stan Roach

Cloud Migration Tips Businesses continue to adopt the cloud at break neck speed. Inherent benefits like lower operational costs, no infrastructure overheads, and quick access to better technology make cloud a very attractive proposition for businesses, especially start-ups and SMEs.

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

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,

My Fascination with Amazon Go

By Ken Tsai

Amazon Go Recently, Amazon unveiled the world’s first completely self-service, no checkout, grocery store — and it’s really captured the public’s imagination. Lines have stretched around the block to try the new, “no-line” experience. It’s the new topic of water cooler, coffee shop,

Overcoming the impact of a major disaster on their IT infrastructure

By CloudTweaks

Overcoming IT Infrastructure Disaster One of the least considered benefits of cloud computing in the average small or mid-sized business manager’s mind is the aspect of disaster recovery. Part of the reason for this is that so few small and

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Virtualization + Cloud Equals Perfect Storm For Recovery Services

By Marc Malizia

Data Recovery Services Not very long ago disaster recovery was a luxury afforded by only the very large companies due to the prohibitive cost and effort required. Frequently even these large companies were unable to justify the investment and went without

Avoiding the IOT ‘Twister’ Business Strategy

Avoiding the IOT ‘Twister’ Business Strategy

IOT ‘Twister’ Most organizations’ ‪ IOT Strategy look like a game of ‪ ‘Twister’ with progress across important IOT capabilities such as architecture, technology, ...
5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

5 Ways Cloud-based Tools Can Help Accountants Escape The IT Treadmill

Accountant Cloud Tools Digital tools and software have become an inseparable part of any accountant's profession. There are software for ...
Battling Bandwidth: How to Make the Most of Collaboration Technology with What You’ve Got

Battling Bandwidth: How to Make the Most of Collaboration Technology with What You’ve Got

Collaboration Technology As collaboration technology adoption grows, high-definition (HD) video has become the industry standard and has replaced the traditional, ...
The Key To Improving Business Lies In Eye-Interaction Tech

The Key To Improving Business Lies In Eye-Interaction Tech

Eye-Interaction Technology Analysts at Goldman Sachs predict virtual reality revenue will surpass TV within the next decade. More than just ...
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Industrial IoT will reshape network requirements

Industrial IoT The hype around IoT may have been surpassed this year by breathless coverage of topics such as artificial ...
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De-Archiving: What Is It and Who’s Doing It?

De-Archiving I first heard the term “De-Archiving” a few months ago on a visit to a few studios in Hollywood ...