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  • News: Experts explain greatest threats to cloud security

    Cloud security threats come in all shapes and sizes, so we asked eight experts to weigh in on what they see as the top threat to cloud security. The answers run the gamut, but in all cases, our cloud security panelists believe that these threats can be addressed.

  • News: Study: Many websites 'leaking' personal info to other firms

    Many top websites share their visitors' names, usernames or other personal information with their partners without telling users and, in some cases, without knowing they're doing it, according to a new study from Stanford University.

  • News: BlackBerry outage totally unexplained

    RIM has failed to make public the cause of yesterday's huge BlackBerry outage, which hit many small businesses and consumers who rely on the service.

  • News: 5 cloud security companies to watch

    Security is one of the major impediments to enterprises moving their resources into the cloud. So, it's not surprising that numerous cloud security companies are springing up, attempting to address specific cloud security issues, like protecting virtual machines or encrypting data in motion.

  • News: Microsoft pans Chrome, Firefox security

    Microsoft today launched a website that cranks out security scores for the various editions of its own Internet Explorer (IE) as well as browsers built by rivals Google and Mozilla.

  • News: 4 essential cloud security tips

    More and more enterprise IT shops - as they get comfortable with virtualization practices in their own private clouds - are considering a jump to the public cloud. But before making that leap, consider these pieces of advice from those that have already jumped.

  • News: 8 ways to become a cloud security expert

    Information about how to securely navigate in the public clouds is, well, cloudy. We asked enterprise IT folks and IT consultants what resources they turned to get educated on this particular topic. The responses can loosely be broken down into three categories: niche conferences; big conferences, and authoritative voices accessible on the Internet.

  • News: Public cloud security remains MISSION IMPOSSIBLE

    Someday, cloud security vendors and cloud services providers will convince enterprise IT that it's safe to move sensitive data and mission critical apps from the private cloud to the public cloud.

  • News: Beware of the iCloud

    ICloud, Apple's new cloud storage service, which officially launches this week, is an iPad/iPhone lover's dream and IT security professional's nightmare.

  • News: Fearing damage, Microsoft moved data after Japan earthquake

    Microsoft undertook a sizable data migration project following Japan's earthquake in March, fearing that one of its data centers could become dysfunctional because of aftershocks.

  • News: FTC: P-to-P software shared personal info from smartphones

    Peer-to-peer software developer Frostwire has agreed to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges that its software would likely cause users to unknowingly share sensitive personal files, including pictures, from their Android devices, the FTC said Tuesday.

  • News: German officials admit to deploying intercept software

    Officials in a number of German state governments have owned up to using the Quellen-TKÜ Trojan Horse software in criminal investigations to intercept encrypted telecommunications on PCs. At least one state said it has suspended use of the software, after the Chaos Computer Club discovered that it could be controlled by anyone, not just law enforcement officers.

  • News: Father of SSL says despite attacks, the security linchpin has lots of life left

    SSL/TLS, the protocol that protects security of e-commerce, has taken a beating lately, with news items ranging from the violation of certificate authorities to the discovery of an exploit that beats the protocol itself.

  • News: Toshiba doubles capacity, adds encryption to enterprise hard drive

    Toshiba will begin shipping its highest-capacity 2.5-in. enterprise-class hard drive early next year. The drive comes with native encryption for data security.

  • News: UK government website total slashed to 'only' 444

    The number of websites run by the UK government has dropped to 444, under a quarter of the peak total under the Labour administration’s web boom, a Central Government websites report has said.

  • News: Stonesoft identifies new ways to evade intrusion detection systems

    Finnish security firm Stonesoft claims to have developed 163 new attack methods that can evade network intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS) over multiple communication protocols including IPv4, IPv6, TCP and HTTP.

  • News: Anonymous may have slowed down NYSE site

    The website of the New York Stock Exchange slowed down significantly twice on Monday afternoon, the day when the hacker group Anonymous was scheduled to launch a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack on the website, according to an Internet and mobile cloud monitoring company.

  • News: RSA chief says two groups for SecurID breach

    Six weeks after EMC's RSA security division saw its SecurID system hit by hackers, RSA president Tom Heiser met with the CIO of a large global medical device company.

  • News: Zero-day bugs overrated, Microsoft says

    Microsoft advises that users don't panic when news breaks about the latest zero-day vulnerability, a flaw that hackers exploit before a software developer manages to patch the problem.

  • News: Trojan keylogger infests US drone airbase

    The base from which the US Air Force directs its ‘remote-killing’ drone aircraft has become infested with Trojans, Wired magazine has reported.



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