Cloud Security

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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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Security jobs are hot, thanks to the Internet of things

Security certifications are soaring in value as thousands of new jobs are there for the taking

China attacks lead Apple to alert users on iCloud threats

Apple says the iCloud servers are secure, but advises users to always verify they've connected to an authentic iCloud website

Dropbox dismisses claims of hack affecting 7 million accounts

Credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the online storage company says

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5 techniques for securing your enterprise data

The pros and cons of new techniques and tools, such as cloud access security brokers, adaptive access control and pervasive sandboxing

Microsoft researchers create a secure haven in the cloud

To ensure trusted cloud operations, Microsoft Haven uses a new type of virtual machine and a set of new Intel chip security calls

The censored cloud: The new reality for us all

Russia and China may reflect the extremes of government information control, but a new world order will affect all cloud users and providers

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Hey Amazon Web Services: Time to open up

The controversy over Amazon's steps to patch a Xen vulnerability in Amazon EC2 instances highlights the cloud giant's difficulty communicating

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The sum of all cloud security fears

Resistance to the cloud is more emotional than technical, but gut reactions do matter

Apple turns on iCloud two-step verification after nude selfie scandal

Two-step verification is not mandatory though Apple recommends the added security protection

Salesforce.com warns customers of malware attack

A new version of the Dyreza online banking Trojan is stealing Salesforce.com log-in credentials

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Hollywood or Home Depot: Whose breach is better?

Trick question, but odds are you were too busy leering at exposed celebs to notice yet another massive security hack

IBM secures SoftLayer with Intel trusted modules

Intel's Trusted Execution Technology helps the IBM cloud service meet stringent compliance and auditing regulations

Apple CEO says iCloud security will be strengthened

Two-factor authentication will be enabled on iCloud, along with more warnings for certain account actions

AT&T and Box to pave secure path to cloud content via VPN

Service extends AT&T's NetBond technology to Box and works in conjunction with the carrier's Toggle software

Nude photos, phone records, NSA data offer essential lessons for admins

Whether via Apple's iCloud, the DEA, or the NSA, data is leaking everywhere -- can anyone avoid exposure?

Celebrities get phished, but the cloud gets blamed

No system is perfectly secure, but the fact is the cloud is more secure than on-premises systems

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