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Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

By Steve Prentice | October 16, 2017

Certification for Cloud Service Providers The concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies and organizations worldwide. Most now use cloud service providers (CSPs) for some part of their business, and cloud has grown from simply being

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Security Audits, Cyberattacks and other Potential Front Line Issues

By Steve Prentice | November 23, 2016

Defending the Organization When people talk about security audits in an organization, thoughts immediately go to malware, cyberattacks and other front line issues. These appear as the most obvious types of threats and are consequently given the greatest attention. As

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The DDoS That Came Through IoT: A New Era For Cyber Crime

By Steve Prentice | October 13, 2016

A New Era for Cyber Crime Last September, the website of a well-known security journalist was hit by a massive DDoS attack. The site’s host stated it was the largest attack of that type they had ever seen. Rather than

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Ransomware's Great Lessons

By Steve Prentice | September 28, 2016

Ransomware The vision is chilling. It’s another busy day. An employee arrives and logs on to the network only to be confronted by a locked screen displaying a simple message: “Your files have been captured and encrypted. To release them,

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The Soft-Edged Cloud: A Security Challenge

By Steve Prentice | January 13, 2016

The Cloud Security Challenge The use of the term “cloud” to describe global, offsite, computing and storage technology is apt for a number of reasons; not all of them good. The metaphor succeeds largely when people visualize their data hovering