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Who's responsible for cloud security? | Tech Talk Ep 1

IDG editors talk about the common misperceptions about public cloud storage, including who's ultimately responsible for data security.

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The latest cyber attacks show why the cloud is safer

No major cloud provider has fallen victim to all the malware attacks of the last few years. What does that tell you?

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Security in a cloud-native environment

Cloud-native design can offer tremendous security—but getting there needs a structured design approach to safeguard enterprise systems and data

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The 2 cloud security myths that must die

Too many people treat cloud security as a black-and-white proposition, which risks wasting lots of money or having security gaps—or both

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Security-as-a-service model gains traction

A new report finds mid-tier companies are increasingly turning to security-as-a-service offerings to manage their network security needs

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IT pros agree: Security is better in the cloud

A survey of 300 IT pros shows that cloud security is preferred over on-prem security for protecting your data and systems

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The barrier to cloud security isn't the technology

Cloud security requires that we blend the old with the new. In too many enterprises, this proves to be a political challenge

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Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive an outage?

Can your business get by with an asynchronous backup or must that offsite server be updated by the second to keep the business up and running at all times?

Google Cloud sharpens its enterprise strategy

Google used to rely mainly on its technical bona fides to sell its cloud, but now it's meeting customers halfway with new enterprise-friendly capabilities and support

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Google tries to beat AWS at cloud security

New tools that protect enterprise applications running on Google Cloud Platform may help take the spotlight away from AWS and Microsoft Azure

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Cybersecurity and the Cloud in 2017

Infoworld Senior Writer Fahmida Rashid chats with Palo Alto Networks' CSO Rick Howard about the biggest cybersecurity challenges facing businesses working in the cloud in 2017.

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How to prevent a bad case of cloud buyer’s remorse

Nearly 40% of organizations with public cloud experience have moved at least some of those workloads back to on premises, mostly due to security and cost concerns

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Google Cloud Platform finally offers key management service

Google prides itself on its encryption efforts, but it lags behind Amazon and Microsoft in providing encryption tools for the cloud

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Prepare for liftoff: 9 steps to cloud readiness

Remove head from sand. Resist impulse to hug server. Prepare yourself for the inevitable

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Prepare now for the quantum computing revolution in encryption

Quantum computing promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to start laying the groundwork for new encryption methods

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AWS tries to protect its customers from DDoS attacks with new service

Shield is available for free and enabled by default for all web applications running on AWS

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Azure customer saves Microsoft from an RHEL disaster

Were it not for an alert customer, attackers could have compromised every RHEL instance on Microsoft Azure due to improper configuration of Red Hat Update Appliances

Google-Intel alliance boosts Kubernetes, machine learning, IoT, and more

Joint projects between Google and Intel point up areas in which both can collaborate, and places where Intel is looking to maintain an edge as the PC market dries up

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