10 security concerns for the public cloud: Russinovich

SAN FRANCISCO - It’s not news that businesses are moving more and more of their data to the cloud. But even as cloud storage and computing have hit the mainstream, there are a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2014 Candice So

SMBs would rather tidy desks than back up data, AVG study finds

If there was a list of deadly sins in data management, here's something that would probably be on it. According to a new study from anti-virus solutions provider AVG Technologies, about 37 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

Business-grade Dropbox? Active Directory integration enabled

While the Dropbox cloud-based file sharing service was quickly a hit with users, it was also quickly identified as a security concern by their IT managers. A new partnership may help assuage their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Beware rogue clouds, warns Symantec

Organizations are quickly turning to the cloud because of the speed, agility and flexibility the new IT infrastructure can bring their businesses, but in their rush they're experiencing escalating issues and costs related

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Tech Outlook: Keys to cloud security

Chaayanath (MK) Mysore, Vice President & Chief Information Officer for ADP Canada, says there's more to be concerned about than the Patriot act when it comes to cloud security.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2012 Jeff Radecki

Security remains major concern to cloud adoption: survey

“To the cloud!” was Microsoft's rallying-cry, and it appears most organizations agree it's inevitable that portions of their business will end up relying on cloud computing in the near future. Still, it also

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Okta enables cloud-based single sign-on for Xerox Canada

As companies sort out their cloud strategies, some are finding cloud-based single sign on (SSO) can be a high-tech "perk" for customers.Canadian package-delivery service Purolator Inc., had that in mind when it made

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Ellen Messmer

Cloud providers rapped for hyping cloud security

Providers shouldn't promote the cloud as infallible, but their customers shouldn't shirk all responsibility for protecting their own data once they enter the cloud either, a senior Microsoft Corp. security executive told the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2011 Christine Wong

A thought on cloud security…

By Brian Bourne There have been no shortage of Cloud service failures recently.  The latest being discussed in this ITBusiness article: “Dropbox drops the ball on account security”. So this raises the question. 

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 22nd, 2011 Brian Bourne