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.
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.
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.
IT pros typically worry about cloud computing security when they move applications and data to third-party service providers. But in this guest post, Reanna Gutierrez discusses new research that shows cloud services are attacked less often than in-house data centers.
Cloud computing is a hot topic in IT, but a lot of executives and other non-IT leaders still don’t know much about the basics of the technology. In this guest post, Christopher Allen Samson offers some easy ways to answer the most common questions.
While the use of cloud computing for sensitive data and applications is growing, many companies are still trusting providers to protect information without verifying their security practices.
Organizations of all types could probably learn a lot from a massive cloud computing security guide being prepared by the federal government.