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Murder in the Amazon cloud

The demise of Code Spaces at the hands of an attacker shows that, in the cloud, off-site backups and separation of services could be key to survival

This is why companies are still afraid of the cloud

An ex-employee of a cloud provider was recently convicted of screwing with its servers -- could this happen to you?


5 takeaways from Verizon's 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report

If there's one security report you should read every year, this is it. Trends include rising corporate espionage, more frequent ATM compromises, and improved hack detection

Protect your source code before it's too late

Developers still use primitive security measures, despite many examples of stolen or maliciously modified programs

RIP, information security, done in by backdoors and secret deals

It seems that the very tools we use to secure our networks represent the greatest insider threat of all

Trade secrets protection set to get tougher

Legal protection of trade secrets on a state-by-state basis has created enforcement problems. Now push is on for federal legislation

Lawmaker: Snowden may have had help with leaks

Snowden's access to NSA data raises questions, the chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee says

Beyond honeypots: It takes a honeytoken to catch a thief

Honeypots tell you who's attacking. But to catch individuals -- including suspected insiders -- honeytokens let you home in

No honeypot? Don't bother calling yourself a security pro

Deploy one of these honeypots and you'll soon find out who's attacking you -- and devise a strong defense to fight back

5 places your data goes to hide

From autosaved spreadsheets to test systems using real data, these five oft-overlooked sources of data leaks need to be watched

Swiss intelligence insider may have swiped U.S. counterterrorism data

Suspect allegedly made off with terabytes' worth of data in portable hard drives

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