Symantec recently made an announcement that sent chills down IT pros’ spines: It decided to shutter a cloud backup service.
In an effort to keep data safe, many IT departments block access to unsafe cloud computing services that users may try to sign up for on their own. But a recent survey shows that many companies are letting high-risk applications be used unchecked.
Many organizations are relying too much on their vendors for cloud security, according to a recent study from security researchers.
Most IT departments go through an extensive process when they’re deciding which cloud computing service providers to partner with. But there’s one common mistake many of them still make:
The IT landscape is changing rapidly. The field’s moving away from the traditional one server/one application model toward virtualization, a new one server/multiple applications model that’s a much more efficient way of doing things. The massive amounts of data generated by mobile consumer devices and widespread Internet access, along with the arrival of electronic health [...]