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Cloud & DevOps World 2016: Cloud-services cheaper and more reliable than on-prem

Cloud & DevOps World 2016: Cloud-services cheaper and more reliable than on-prem

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Nick Ioannou, head of IT for the Ratcliffe Groves Partnership, draws on his 26 years of experience in IT to claim using a combination of 26 different cloud based services means the company has IT power which could "compete with the big boys" in his industry.

40% of UK workers prefer to keep their data stored in the EU

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British workers prefer putting their trust in a European Union (EU) state to store their data (40 percent) rather than their own country (38 percent) or those from outside the EU (22 percent).

ICYMI: TeamViewer control; Intel defence; Card cloner; Skype a vector; Cloud apps not GDPR ready

ICYMI: TeamViewer control; Intel defence; Card cloner; Skype a vector; Cloud apps not GDPR ready

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The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at TeamViewer hijack; Intel's processor defence; 15 per sec cards cloned; Malware via Skype; Cloud apps not GDPR ready

75% of cloud apps are not compliant with the EU GDPR

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Three quarters (75 percent) of cloud apps are not GDPR-ready as they lack key capabilities to ensure compliance. 11 percent of enterprises have sanctioned apps laced with malware, indicating that cloud apps are a growing and vulnerable threat vector.

EuroCACS 2016: Cloud still challenged by need for IT assurance

EuroCACS 2016: Cloud still challenged by need for IT assurance

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Outsourcing data and services to the cloud makes good business sense provided your organisation takes steps to mitigate the inherent risks, according to one of the speakers at EuroCACS 2016.

Two-year GDPR honeymoon period starts today

Two-year GDPR honeymoon period starts today

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The two year GDPR honeymoon period starts today - industry experts that spoke with SC are all urging business to, " take a hard look at how their data are shared and stored, focusing in particular on any cloud apps in use across the organisation."

70% of UK employees use unauthorised cloud services at work

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Unauthorised cloud services are used by 70 percent of UK employees at work.

Organisations need formal vendor risk management programmes, study

Organisations need formal vendor risk management programmes, study

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Third-party risks pose a "serious threat" to organisations but upper management may be able to curb the threat, according to a recent study.

Security concerns are top issue keeping orgs from virtualising all apps

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Nearly 70 percent of high-ranking technology professionals believe that security will be less of an obstacle to greater cloud and software-defined data centre (SDDC) adoption by the end of 2016.

Intel Security: more needs to be done to help understand consequences of cloud adoption

Intel Security: more needs to be done to help understand consequences of cloud adoption

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Intel Security today released a global report advocating the need for technology vendors to help businesses, governments and consumers understand the implications surrounding the growing adoption of the cloud.

Cloud Expo Europe: Allied Irish Bank's road to a secure cloud

Cloud Expo Europe: Allied Irish Bank's road to a secure cloud

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Speaking at Cloud Expo Europe, David Cahill, security strategy and architecture manager at the Allied Irish Bank, shared the bank's journey to securing the cloud in the organisation.

Top 10 security concerns identified for moving data to the cloud

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The top 10 concerns that prevent enterprise businesses from moving their sensitive information to the cloud have been identified.

Endpoints rank among top security concerns for IT pros

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Endpoint security continues to be one of the weakest areas for organisations around the world and a key factor behind a large amount of data breaches.

Microsoft and US government clash over Ireland-held cloud data

Microsoft and US government clash over Ireland-held cloud data

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Microsoft has rejected a request by the US government to hand over data the software giant holds in Ireland, claiming that the data in question doesn't belong to the company and raising questions of data jurisdiction.

Global cloud IAM will dominate in revenue by 2020

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The global cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) market will be worth annual revenue of $2.8 billion (£1.9B) worldwide by the year 2020.

The 'silver lining' of growing cyber-security concerns

The 'silver lining' of growing cyber-security concerns

Oscar Arean predicts that 2016 will be the year that IT managers finally start to see more buy-in from the rest of the business when it comes to cyber-security.

Industry Innovators: Virtualisation and cloud security

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We still need the functionality of traditional protections - at least in part - but the manner of deployment is quite different.

Spear-phishing increasingly large concern for IT professionals

Spear-phishing increasingly large concern for IT professionals

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Cloudmark's new survey shows that spear-phishing is keeping IT pros up at night.

Big challenges presented to 90% of UK businesses using cloud services

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The adoption of cloud for important business applications is widespread in the UK, with almost 90 percent of UK organisations now using cloud services.

Hello Barbie poses threat to children's privacy

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The new hackable Hello Barbie doll is giving a way into the minds of children.

EuroCACS 2015 Copenhagen: Professionals still sceptical about cloud

EuroCACS 2015 Copenhagen: Professionals still sceptical about cloud

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Cloud services may be trendy but cyber-security professionals remain sceptical about them. However, panellists in a discussion were determined to shift their view.

UK workers' approaches to fight data hacks are outdated

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Two-thirds of UK workers feel more defenceless against data hacks than they did a year ago.

Four security questions to ask when moving to the cloud

Four security questions to ask when moving to the cloud

Security is a reasonable concern when considering moving your IT services to the cloud, but four key questions can help you assess the risk, says Chris Pace.

Last Word: Behavioural patterns & cloud

Last Word: Behavioural patterns & cloud

Using individual user's behaviour patterns can identify both the individual and Bot activity to thwart RATs says Uri Rivner

Israeli cyber-security firm acquired by Microsoft

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Israeli cloud cyber-security start-up, Adallom, has been acquired by Microsoft.

ICYMI: Big data leaking; Salesforce vulnerability; suppressed car hack; sound authentication and critical IE fix

ICYMI: Big data leaking; Salesforce vulnerability; suppressed car hack; sound authentication and critical IE fix

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In this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Big data leaking; Salesforce vulnerability patched; suppressed car hack; ambient sound authentication and critical IE fix.

Cross-site scripting vulnerability uncovered in Salesforce cloud

Cross-site scripting vulnerability uncovered in Salesforce cloud

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Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability within a Salesforce subdomain now patched

Supply chain and breach response troubles haunt UK CISOs

Supply chain and breach response troubles haunt UK CISOs

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UK Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are winning some battles and losing others when it comes to improving their firm's information security practices, according to a new report.

Cloud storage—the security risks and distrust toward computing

Cloud storage—the security risks and distrust toward computing

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Surveys reveal the security risks of cloud storage and computing. Professionals cannot determine types of data.

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