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Will the cloud be a safe haven for data in 2017?

Experts offer differing opinions on where cloud security is headed.

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Experts split on how soon quantum computing is coming, but say we should start preparing now

Whether quantum computing is 10 years away -- or is already here -- it promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to start laying the groundwork for new encryption methods.

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8 ways companies can manage risks brought on by the SaaS Tsunami

Every employee is on a mission to find the next SaaS application that will make their job easier. With nothing more than a credit card and an expense report, anyone within the organization can sign-up for a new application in minutes....

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Security pros most worried about clouds, mobile

Companies were least prepared to assess the security risks of cloud and mobile technologies, according to a survey of cybersecurity professionals released this morning. Overall, the confidence levels of security professionals that...

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Security budgets continue to grow, but is it enough?

Cybersecurity is now a top concern for businesses, but the reality is that it should have been on their radar years ago. Why did businesses wait so long to invest in cybersecurity?

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Visibility, security top concerns for cloud computing adoption

Enterprises considering adopting public clouds are concerned about where their data is located and how it's protected, according to a new survey by IDG.

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How to protect your marketing team amidst security threats

Protect your marketing team as security threats loom with these tips and best practices.

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For cloud’s sake, let’s reduce our security dependence on browsers

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10 AWS security blunders and how to avoid them

Amazon Web Services is easy to work with -- but can easily compromise your environment with a single mistake

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Startup Nubeva pitches Security-as-a-Service in the cloud

A team made up of executives from Aruba Networks and Panzura are out with a new self-funded startup this week that aims to deploy security tools that enterprises use in their campus and extend it to the cloud.

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Unpacking new HHS guidelines on healthcare data in the cloud

The new HHS guidelines recognize the growing importance of cloud computing in healthcare and are the right step in the bringing cloud service providers into the broader discussion on healthcare data security and privacy. However,...

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What to think about when moving to the cloud

Thinking about making the idea of cloud a reality for today's enterprise

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Tenable brings network visibility into Google Cloud Platform

Tenable SecurityCenter Continuous View gives IT administrators visibility over their applications hosted in Google Cloud Platform.

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6 questions CISOs need to ask about containers

Lars Herrmann, general manager, Integrated Solutions Business Unit at Red Hat, poses six questions CISOs must ask when evaluating container platforms.

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Ransomware prevalent in cloud-based malware

Cloud-based filesharing, collaboration and social networking applications are common vectors for malware infections, a large portion of of which are ransomware delivery vehicles, according to a report released today

Best practices for incident response in the age of cloud

Having an incident response platform can help internal and external teams collaborate, track incident response processes and automate key security tasks

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5 security practices hackers say make their lives harder

Hackers believe no password is safe from a determined attacker, but they agree that five key security measures can make it a lot harder to penetrate enterprise networks.

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Experts challenge Skyhigh's patent for cloud-based encryption gateway

Skyhigh Networks, Inc., announced today that it has received a patent for using a hosted gateway to encrypt and decrypt data moving between users and cloud services such as Office 365, but some experts say that the technology new...

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