Tag: IT security

Cloud Security

Can ransomware infect backups? 3 tips to protect data

February 28, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

A common misconception around IT security is that backups equate to ransomware protection. Backups can be crucial to recovery and keeping data safe. However, they are not immune to the ransomware threat. If an attacker has infiltrated the primary data […]

Cloud Security

Cloud changes are to blame for nearly all cyber-attacks

September 18, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Of all the vulnerabilities an organization’s system has, the majority sit within its cloud environment, a new report from cybersecurity researchers Unit 42, part of Palo Alto Networks, has found. As per the report, four in five (80%) of all […]

Global Cloud

Los Angeles IT secures the vote with open source and the cloud

August 11, 2023

Via: CIO

Vital for democracy, voting system integrity has come under increasing scrutiny of late, placing pressure on government IT leaders to ensure election systems are robust and uncompromised. Aman Bhullar, CIO of Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, has heeded the call, […]

Cloud Security

Complexity is the enemy of cloud security

December 6, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

It’s a fact that most enterprises put security teams and tools in a silo. It drives me nuts when I see these bad habits carried over to cloud computing security. I covered this topic three years ago, and for the […]

Cloud Security

Why you’re getting cloud security wrong

October 25, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

The Cloud Security Alliance, in partnership with security company BigID, released the results of a survey of 1,500 IT and security professionals. They all weighed in on the state of cloud data security in 2022 and had some not-so-surprising data […]

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Cloud security: The skills gap is delaying cloud migration

May 8, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

A new report from McAfee highlights the skills gap when it comes to security in the cloud. The report reveals that one in four organizations using infrastructure as a service (IaaS) or software as a service (SaaS) have experienced cybersecurity […]

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CSA: IT Perception of Cloud Services Has Increased

January 25, 2016

Via: Talkin' Cloud

An increasing number of enterprise employees are asking their IT security organizations to make the jump to cloud services, according to a recent study from Cloud Security Alliance.The increase in positive perception toward cloud adoption could be indicative of a […]