Many organizations have adopted cloud computing, BYOD practices and expanded the use of social media, all of which require new technologies and security policies. Without changes, the security of a company is probably inadequate.

Companies are concerned about managing and privacy of data entrusted to service providers. It is unclear whether this [...]

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If there is one area in which the cloud operators all agree, this is the one related to the protection of personal data. A highly strategic niche that aims to help reassure their ability to preserve the privacy of their clients.

Microsoft seeks to distinguish itself from other cloud service providers to [...]

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The experience gained by the company alongside the users of the enterprise and cloud service providers of cloud computing adds an important perspective on the challenges of security in cloud, big data and Internet of Things (IoT) environments.

The non-profit Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) that aims to promote the use of [...]

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According to forecasts by Gartner, by 2020 there will be in circulation of more than 26 billion connected devices. EMC Corporation forecasts the digital universe of Internet of Things has doubled every two years and may be increased 10-fold between 2013 and 2020 from 4.4 trillion to 44 trillion gigabytes. [...]

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During the past year, the demand for SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) technology remained strong. The widespread adoption of the SIEM technology is driven both by the need for security and compliance with regulations. Most of security needs is the effective detection of targeted attacks and violations.

Organizations are failing at [...]

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The White House released a report on big data in which it calls for an update to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). The much-anticipated report comes at a time when there is a large scale debate going between technology, privacy, and civil rights.

The report “Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving [...]

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Organizations are more than ever exposed to a large number and variety of threats and risks to cyber security. Big Data will be one of the main elements of change in the enterprises by supplying intelligence-driven models.

Research firm Gartner said that big data analytics will play a crucial role in [...]

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Typically batch in nature, big data analytics allows an organization to organize and analyze vast amounts of structured and unstructured information to facilitate the detection of rogue employees, partners, or criminal or collusive rings of fraudulent or abusive activity, says Gartner analysts. A critical ingredient for success is the ability to quickly [...]

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A group of experts appointed by European Commission will scrutinize how European cloud computing contracts are established. It will also try to develop a standard contract.

The European Commission launched a call for applications to recruit people from the industry, academia and other profiles, to establish a group of experts whose mission [...]

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A recent report by UK publication The Guardian has revealed that the National Security Agency has a top secret program called PRISM, which gives them unbridled access to the systems of Facebook, Google, Apple, and other Internet giants from the US. The Guardian managed to verify the authenticity of the document, which [...]

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SMEs are increasingly dominating the market for security applications. New threats and BYOD let companies invest in their security. The turnover in the market for security software is therefore grown last year by about eight percent. Gartner reported the turnover of the global market for security software grew last year by [...]

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The cybercrime is a fairly recent phenomenon, but it has already proven its negative effects for computer users and companies around the world. Each year companies are spending millions of dollars to remove the malware installed by the botnet, which aim to steal personal information, such as data access or intellectual property.

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Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a non-profit industry organization that promotes the protection techniques in the cloud, has recently updated its list of the top threats of cloud in the report entitled “The Notorious Nine Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2013”.

CSA indicates that the report reflects the consensus of the experts [...]

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Securing the Cloud

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Cloud computing has become another key resource for IT deployments, but there is still fear of securing applications and data in the cloud. These concerns include authentication, authorization, accounting (AAA) services; encryption; storage; security breaches; regulatory compliance; location of data and users; and other risks associated with isolating sensitive corporate data. Add [...]

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Security and compliance concerns are still major stumbling blocks to cloud adoption. According to a study by security firm Lieberman Software, nearly 48% of members of teams in business fear of government and legal interference before putting sensitive data in the cloud.

This is a survey to close more than 300 [...]

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Around the world, Internet users are beginning to tire of giving their personal data on the Internet and the big data information collected and monetized is headed for a clash with privacy concerns.

According to tech analyst firm Ovum, netizens around the world begin to realize the amount of personal data [...]

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