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The silver lining of ransomware FUD

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Cerber ransomware targets enterprises via Office 365

Millions of Office 365 users were potentially at risk for a Cerber infection last week as ransomware targeting shifts from individuals to enterprises

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3 ways to screw up data security in the cloud

Securing the cloud doesn't mean you've secured your data in the cloud

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Sorry, but there's no universal cloud security solution

Cloud security in a box is a myth; in reality, each cloud project comes with its own set of unique problems to solve

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Fear your on-premises security, not the cloud

Yet another vendor report stokes fears about security in the cloud, though in truth, your on-premises systems are at greater risk

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Home invasion? 3 fears about Google Home

Always-listening devices accelerate our transformation into a constantly surveilled society. That's a problem not only for us but for our kids, too

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Symantec to acquire Blue Coat for $4.65 billion

Greg Clark, CEO of Blue Coat, will head the combined security company

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Salesforce puts Lightning in a tightly sealed bottle

The LockerService architecture isolates components in their own containers and stops them from calling undocumented or private APIs

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Review: Hot new tools to fight insider threats

Fortscale protects traditional networks, Avanan works in the cloud, PFU systems focuses on mobile devices

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EU's data privacy regulations put the pressure on IT

European Union authorities are requiring companies that handle EU citizens' data to comply with some of the strictest data privacy regulations in the world -- or pay a steep price

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IT leaders pick productivity over security

Implementing security measures can make systems run slower and essentially bog down productivity -- which is causing some enterprises to abandon them

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IBM brings blockchain framework to IBM Cloud

Enterprises now have a secure IBM Cloud environment to develop blockchain applications that meet regulatory requirements

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New Azure tool helps IT tame SaaS apps

Microsoft Cloud App Security reveals shadow IT and authorized cloud app usage, along with security controls to manage access

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10 big announcements from Google’s Cloud Conference

From machine learning to open source, and lots of new enterprise-wooing features too

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Researchers find flaw in Apple's iMessage, decrypt iCloud photo

Apple plans to patch the issue in iOS 9.3, due for release on Monday

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8 fears keeping security professionals up at night

As the need for enterprise data and technology grows, it only widens the skills gap for security professionals. That means, security professionals are feeling the pressure to get more done with less

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5 ways to stop malware in the cloud

An analysis of data stored in cloud applications found that 4 out of every 100 files contains malware

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3 critical issues cloud builders overlook

It's all too common to miss essential aspects of governance, management, and security in enterprise cloud systems

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CoreOS CEO: Containers are just the beginning

Polvi sees containers and distributed systems as key to a 'Google infrastructure for everyone else' model of Internet security

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