Thursday, June 6, 2013

Consumer cloud services causing security time-bomb for enterprises

Huddle: Consumer cloud services causing 'security time-bomb' for enterprises
ZDNet (blog)
Men are the worst offenders being that they are 30 percent more likely to use personal cloud storage at work than women. By age, the worst demographic is the youngest generation in the workforce as 89 percent of employees between the ages of 18 and 24 ...

Private cloud helps Future Group slash maintenance costs by 20 - 40 percent
InformationWeek India
While taking major steps in building and maintaining a private cloud, the company also started subscribing to certain public cloud services. For instance, about a year ago, the company deployedcloud-based Point of Sales (POS), where the POS business ...

Bonus cloud storage only available for students
Dubai Chronicle
One of the main consumer groups that frequently uses cloud services are students. ... Apparently, Microsoft is well-aware of that fact, since it recently announced that it will give bonus cloud storagespace on its platform SkyDrive for the students ...

US workers store corporate documents on personal devices, consumer cloud ...
A full 91 percent of U.S. office workers store work documents on personal devices, such as USB drives, and 38 percent store documents on consumer cloud services, according to a survey of 2,000 office workers by Ipsos MORI on behalf of collaboration and ...

Australian government to embrace cloud computing
ihotdesk - IT News
Mr Conroy said adopting cloud computing into Australia's daily routine would add $AU3.3 billion (£2.1 billion) to the country's GDP by 2020, radically cutting expenditure. A similar strategy has been adopted in the UK. The G-Cloud Programme - which ...

Microsoft Enlists Azure Cloud Computing Platform to Combat Botnets
The VAR Guy
Microsoft (MSFT) has brought the considerable weight of its Windows Azure cloud computingplatform into its fight against botnet malware intrusions with a new program geared to better inform cybercrime fighting organizations of real and potential threats.

CIOs must take a considered approach that places cloud computing in the ...
CIO Magazine
"That's happening because as people get more comfortable with public cloud services, they layer in additional security capabilities and make it safer, and as certification models like FedRAMP and other things come up, then the security issues are ...

The cloud, simplified
The presentation itself comprised a crash course in cloud computing for the fed-heavy audience, beginning with its definition and ending with what agencies need to think about if they want to employ it. ... Cloud services can be provided in numerous ways.

Root Explorer Updated, Brings Multiple Tab Navigation and Cloud ...
By Tim-o-tato
The update brings some major enhancements such as multiple tabs for easy navigation, Google Drive and other cloud storage service support and an overhauled notification system for operations. What's New: Multiple tabs. Network (SMB) ...
Droid Life

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