Top 3 hidden costs of cloud computing and how to avoid them

A lot of companies are adopting cloud services but are worried about spending too much to cover the hidden costs of cloud computing. Here are some of the things IT needs to look out for. 

Companies trust cloud providers too much, report says

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. 

4 critical steps for cloud security, according to the feds

Organizations of all types could probably learn a lot from a massive cloud computing security guide being prepared by the federal government.

5 reasons cloud computing won't save as much as you expect

Cloud computing is the buzz word in IT right now, and many companies are adopting cloud services. But in this guest post, Vanessa Parks offers some reasons organizations may not be getting the benefits they expected. 

2 new strategies for improving cloud security

As cloud computing becomes more common, companies are looking for ways to increase cloud security. In this guest post, tech writer Doug Bonderud highlights two new strategies. 

Federal CIO pushes for cloud computing adoption

One prominent IT expert recently delivered a ringing endorsement of cloud computing services: 

1 in 6 Amazon cloud users put data at risk

Many organizations are relying too much on their vendors for cloud security, according to a recent study from security researchers. 

Infographic: 4 cloud computing myths debunked

As cloud computing becomes more popular, it”s becoming harder for IT to separate the truth from the hype. In this post, guest author Daniel Clarke discusses some of the myths believed about cloud computing.

4 basic keys for database security

Despite hackers’ new sophisticated techniques, many data breaches still occur because of basic IT security mistakes. In this post, guest author Vanessa James lays out four critical steps for protecting databases. 

3 keys for IT investments that pay off for businesses

IT investments can help companies boost the bottom line – but only if the money is spent wisely. A new report offers some help with how to spend the IT budget.