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.
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.
Most cloud providers are only responsible for protecting the infrastructure that runs these services, while the customer is responsible for security inside the cloud, creating a shared responsibility of both the cloud provider and customer.
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.
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Mark Hickman, COO at WinMagic, discusses making the importance of delivering an infrastructure that meets the demands of the now generation, whilst protecting data.
Fears of being hit by a cyber-attack or data protection fines aren't standing in the way as businesses are moving forward with their digital transformation plans.
Tom Grave suggests five must-haves so IT can make both sides of the file-sharing tug of war issue happy while at the same time making its job easier.
Javvad Malik offers advice and guidance for security teams looking to improve the security of their applications and data in the cloud.
Peter Boyle outlines the challenges of migrating applications to the cloud, discussing privacy and data governance and the role of Identity Access Management.
Unlike a few years back when it was limited to early adopters, cloud and hybrid IT are a reality for most organisations today. Organisations of all sizes are implementing cloud computing to better meet the demands of a modernised workforce.
Threats made last week that hundreds of millions of iCloud accounts would be wiped if hackers were not paid a ransom appear unclear as the group struggles to keep its story straight and security professionals dish dirt on its claims.
Despite many in the tech industry saying it won't work, home secretary Amber Rudd would like to persuade tech giants such as WhatsApp to break encryption for the intelligence services.
Liviu Arsene discusses how organisations can best protect hybrid cloud environments from blitzkrieg attacks.
Greg White urges cloud service providers to apply a multi-layered approach to security to ensure the integrity of premises, personnel, devices and data.
A new training scheme has been launched to raise awareness in the cloud industry of the requirements needed to comply with GDPR.
In a manner that is becoming too familiar, hackers have once again broken into the iCloud accounts of female celebrities.
Chris Hodson analyses the security testing landscape today and why it remains crucial to businesses across the globe.
The Microsoft Online Services Bug Bounty programme has doubled the maximum payment for vulnerabilities found on the company's Microsoft Office 365 Portal and Microsoft Exchange Online.
Cloud security vendor fixes cross-site-scripting bug, downplays the threat, says it would only affect co-workers.
Richard Beck provides suggestions and guidance around security implications for those looking to fully or partially move their infrastructure to the cloud, already working with cloud service providers or inheriting a cloud solution.
One third of IT decision makers (ITDMs) rank cloud storage scalability as their number one wish in 2017.
The growth of the cloud may have many benefits for organisations but it requires network managers to change their attitude to security. Dr Konstantin Malkov looks at what CIOs and sys admins need to take into account when protecting their cloud based systems.
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Dave Nicholson discusses how businesses can ensure their data is moved securely to the cloud.
Ian Kayne shines a light on the key questions that will help organisations benefit from migrating to cloud services without increasing risk.
According to new research from the Ponemon Institute and Netskope, as cloud services usage - and risk - increases, businesses still lack visibility into data breaches.