Cloud Security

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Google gives Apps admins more control over their files and docs

One of the new features allows IT pros to disable the ability to print, donwload, and copy certain files

Box snaps up Subspace for heightened BYOD security

New containerized browser technology will tighten enterprise controls


For cloud security, it's not the hackers you should fear

Businesses have a lot of control over cloud-stored data, but many don't know how to use it

Google Cloud offers security scanning for customer apps

The Google Cloud Security Scanner can ferret out XSS and mixed-content vulnerabilities

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Global privacy standards mean nothing until governments step up

Governments have secret, often contradictory policies on what private information they can access, so no independent standard can deliver what it says

Amazon offers troubleshooting tool to Web services users

For a couple of dollars per month, Amazon adds better tracking of configuration changes

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Box adds enterprise key management to overcome last hurdle to the cloud

Box Enterprise Key Management security model lets users securely stash encryption keys in the cloud

What the cloud can learn from the data-breach epidemic

Anthem joins the likes of Sony and Home Depot in the data-center hack parade, but cloud fans shouldn't get too smug

Box fixes flaw in Mac desktop Sync app

Mac users are advised to upgrade to version 4.0.6035 of the file storage and sharing service

No, Canada! You can't keep cloud storage local

New draft regulations ask that service providers keep sensitive data in the country, due to fears of U.S. spying

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Azure keeps pace with Amazon with new Docker, key management features

Azure's latest update also explores how Microsoft can grow its hybrid cloud ideas in other directions

Microsoft adds key management to Azure cloud

A new Azure vault provides a way to store encryption keys in the cloud

When you wish upon a cloud: 3 cloud hopes for 2015

Sadly, these enterprise cloud predictions need to come true, but won't happen any time soon

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Microsoft vs. DoJ: The battle for privacy in the cloud

Is a U.S. warrant enough to force an American company to breach privacy laws abroad? Microsoft with the support of friends and foes alike, says no

Over 30 vulnerabilities found in Google App Engine

Security researchers escaped the Java sandbox on the cloud platform and executed code on the underlying system

A cloud move raises security fears -- and a chance to improve

In a year of breaches both on premises and in the cloud, security issues should trouble you. But the cloud can also help

Google to Apps users: take more responsibility for protecting your accounts

Changes to the suite's security features should make it easier for employees to become more active in protecting themselves from hackers

4 cloud realities to be thankful for

The move to the cloud seems to be going smoother than many expected

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Don't put all your encryption keys in Amazon's basket yet

Amazon's Key Management Service strives to offer all-in-one key management for enterprises, but right now, it's best for protecting data already in AWS

IBM takes on enterprise cloud security

IBM's new Dynamic Cloud Security offers a set of services covering access control, data protection and increased visibility

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