Because traditional approaches to security don't port easily to public or private clouds, the nonprofit Cloud Security Alliance is working to help CIOs assess the security levels of various cloud providers.more...
I have been using an evaluation version of SafeSync for Business from Trend Micro for about a week now. My new laptop had been pestering me about data backup ever since I got it, and the opportunity presented itself with this evaluation to backup my data on the cloud. So, I went for it, with pleasing results.
In his latest security blog, Dave Asprey refers to Gartner's recent report - entitled `Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing: Does Cloud Security Belong?' - and notes the report's conclusion that most companies have cloud strategies, but few have cloud-centric strategies.
Google said Wednesday that hackers based in China gained access to hundreds of Gmail accounts, including some belonging to senior U.S. government officials and military personnel. The personal Gmail account of one Cabinet-level official was compromised, an official with knowledge of the breach said.