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."
Unauthorised cloud services are used by 70 percent of UK employees at work.
Third-party risks pose a "serious threat" to organisations but upper management may be able to curb the threat, according to a recent study.
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 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.
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.
The top 10 concerns that prevent enterprise businesses from moving their sensitive information to the cloud have been identified.
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 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.
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.
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.
We still need the functionality of traditional protections - at least in part - but the manner of deployment is quite different.
Cloudmark's new survey shows that spear-phishing is keeping IT pros up at night.
The adoption of cloud for important business applications is widespread in the UK, with almost 90 percent of UK organisations now using cloud services.
The new hackable Hello Barbie doll is giving a way into the minds of children.
Cloud services may be trendy but cyber-security professionals remain sceptical about them. However, panellists in a discussion were determined to shift their view.
Two-thirds of UK workers feel more defenceless against data hacks than they did a year ago.
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.
Using individual user's behaviour patterns can identify both the individual and Bot activity to thwart RATs says Uri Rivner
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 fixAugust 21, 2015
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 (XSS) vulnerability within a Salesforce subdomain now patched
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.
Surveys reveal the security risks of cloud storage and computing. Professionals cannot determine types of data.
The response of Microsoft and cloud companies to the Freak vulnerability has been far too slow say commentators.
This week's In Case You Missed It looks at the five most popular articles on SC, including news on Lizard Squad and old security predictions.
China-based Gmail users reported issues accessing their accounts via third-party email services, but service may have since been restored.
The Metropolitan Police has become the latest law enforcement agency to complain that encryption makes it difficult to catch and prosecute criminals.
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