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. 

Top IT investments that cut the cost of cyber attacks

It’s unlikely that any business will ever be completely immune to cyber attacks – but IT can take some steps to minimize their damage. 

3 cloud security mistakes that put data at risk

According to a recent survey, half of businesses use cloud computing services to store sensitive information – and many are making cloud security mistakes that could put that data at risk. 

Cut the cost of a data breach: 4 steps IT can take now

It’s almost inevitable that a company will become the victim of a data breach at some point. But there are some steps organizations can take to minimize the harm those incidents cause.

IT’s top 3 security challenges for 2012 – and how to handle them

New technologies and user habits have led to changes in the security challenges IT departments face now. Here are the issues organizations are likely to struggle with most in 2012 – and what IT managers can do to help.

Cost of a data breach rose 56% in the past year

Here’s another statistic IT pros might use to convince their organization’s finance department to invest more in data security:

Cloud providers: ‘Security isn’t our job’

Security is one of IT’s biggest concerns when considering a move to the cloud. But a new survey reveals some distressing news: Most vendors don’t care about keeping data secure.

Top 3 data breach causes

A recent study shows that data breaches are getting more costly for businesses.

How much does a data breach cost?

Assigning a money value to data breaches is difficult, but a new study is trying to set a baseline measure for corporate losses.