Cloud Adoption News, Articles and Updates

Cybersecurity needs to move into cloud faster

As DevOps is becoming DevSecOps, cloud is being put at the heart of cyber-security by some; a cloud-first approach to cyber-security puts you at a starting point of natively operationalising security so it can scale with demand.

Google adds VPC Service Controls to its cloud

Google has launched a new cloud-based service - called VPC Service Controls - aimed at helping organisations secure data I transit and at rest.

Rush to the cloud pits speed of adoption against ensuring security

The widespread drive to adopt cloud services is exposing a growing rift in UK enterprises between speed of adoption and cyber-security, according to a new study.

In security, free isn't always easy

If you can't dedicate the time to meet your free tool halfway, then it may be best to look to an alternative solution.

Staying safe in the cloud: tips for businesses

While using the cloud may involve online data security risks, there are several tools and practices that IT departments can implement to stay safe when moving to the cloud.

Avoiding cyber-attacks with the correct cloud strategy

Businesses can avoid or reduce the impact an attack has on their company if they use the correct cloud strategy when controlling their security. Technical security must be accompanied by organisational & personnel measures.

Managing data security in a multi-cloud environment: control & compliance

As organisations continue to embrace the benefits offered by diverse multi-cloud environments, it's essential that they're aware of how best to achieve both compliance and control says Peter Galvin.

Digital skills shortage poses a security risk

The Commons Science and Technology Committee reports that by 2017, the UK will need 745,000 more workers with digital skills and warns that organisations lacking the necessary digital skills face increased security threats and failed cloud migrations if the problem is not addressed.

What the EU's Safe Harbour ruling means for European businesses

Mike Fey recalls the European Court of Justice invalidating the agreement between EU and US organisations on data transfer on 6 October.

Building a new cloud security model

Users need to realise that cloud services can be more secure, not less, but it is a new security model where we need to be clear what we want to do and how we plan to do it says Russell Spitler.