What does the future hold for cloud security? Experts weigh in

This year could very well be the tipping point for moving to the cloud, if it hasn’t occurred already. But will the advances in adoption also bring advances in security, too? 

Security concerns hold small businesses back from cloud adoption

There’s little doubt that the cloud offers promise for small and midsize organizations, but many are reluctant to go all-in. The biggest reason: security fears. 

Cloud security fears aren’t holding companies back

While most companies will admit to being fearful of several aspects of the cloud – and one could say, with good reason – the overwhelming majority are still going all out on cloud services.

Cloud security struggles continue to hamper IT

The benefits of the cloud can’t be fully realized when the security risks are great. Although companies want to move forward with cloud projects, many are being held back by security issues. 

Security’s an afterthought when it comes to the cloud

Most IT pros say that cloud decisions are rarely handled by the security team, and that’s a serious problem. No wonder they also say that the cloud adds risk. 

Cyberattack puts provider out of business: 3 lessons learned

The news came recently that hackers had successfully taken down an entire company with a well-crafted cyberattack. And while the prospect of losing your business to hackers is frightening enough for IT pros, that’s only one of the many serious consequences this incident has for IT.

Shadow IT, cloud app security causing major headaches

There are more opportunities for companies to take advantage of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) than ever before. But while companies may appreciate these tools, many don’t have a good understanding of the challenges they pose, according to recent research.

Suddenly, everybody’s a cloud expert: What it means for IT

There was probably a time in your career when you were the only person in the company who had heard the term “the cloud,” let alone had any idea of how it works. But two new surveys show the problem might now be that everyone outside of IT feels like they know it all when […]

Protecting data when it moves to the cloud

Cloud computing raises a number of security concerns, especially when providers may pass information through multiple data centers around the globe. In this guest post, Anand Srinivasan describes the steps companies can take to make sure their data is protected. 

Recent data breaches highlight the dangers of working with third parties

These days, business don’t just have to worry about the security of their own networks. Data breaches occurring on third-party servers are also dangerous.