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Malware: securing the cloud against a growing threat

The explosive growth of cloud services in the business world is having an unfortunate (yet predictable) side effect. So why is cloud becoming a major target for cyber-criminals and what can businesses can do to protect themselves?

Turkey blocks cloud service due to email leak

Turkish anti-censorship group Turkey Blocks is reporting that various cloud services are blocked throughout Turkey as the Turkish government attempts to contain an email leak from its energy minister.

BSI introduces training and certification for cloud services ISO/IEC 27017

British Standards Institution (BSI) has introduced certification and training to support the use of ISO/IEC 27017 based on ISO/IEC 27002 for cloud services.

Over 600 cloud providers not protecting users against Drown

Continuing exposure to DROWN vulnerability in cloud service providers could indicate deeper security issues and lackadaisical approach to software updates.

IT pros in EMEA urged to be cautious about cloud

Almost all (94 percent) organisations in EMEA use at least one cloud service today and 32 percent expect more than half of their IT services to be cloud-based in two or three years.