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Posts Tagged ‘cloud security’

  • Cloud Server

    How the cloud can improve your security solutions

    November 3, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How the cloud can improve your security solutions

    As we trust more and more of our critical applications, services and systems to the cloud, there is no reason why security should not be on that list, says Gary Newe, Technical Director at F5 Networks. The advantage of being in this industry for a while is...

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    Microsoft sets new standard for cloud security and data privacy

    September 11, 2015 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft sets new standard for cloud security and data privacy

    In the cloud-first, mobile-first era, companies in every industry around the globe are using cloud computing to power their transformation into digital businesses. Organisations are turning to the cloud due to the business benefits that the technology unlocks...

  • Cloud Server

    The future of the cloud is the future of business

    August 13, 2015 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on The future of the cloud is the future of business

    The evolution of cloud-based technology has dramatically changed the business landscape in the past few years, and the latest developments in technology are set to create even further disruption. Businesses today are faced with increasing pressure not only...

  • Richard Stand

    Cloud backups: The difference between life and death of data

    July 31, 2015 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Cloud backups: The difference between life and death of data

    Over the past two years the uptake of pure cloud backup by smaller businesses has burgeoned as the idea of saving company data to the cloud has become easier for companies to digest, and bandwidth has become faster and cheaper. Securicom’s Richard Broeke...

  • Sumash Singh

    Safe cloud computing starts with sound information security practices

    July 21, 2015 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Safe cloud computing starts with sound information security practices

    The move toward cloud computing services is gaining traction across many industries. This is due to rapidly growing volumes of data that require storage. For the security sector, surveillance footage is the biggest demand on storage, and as the resolution of...

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    Securing the cloud: The factors that need to be considered

    June 22, 2015 • Enterprise, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Securing the cloud: The factors that need to be considered

    Security has typically been, and continues to be, one of the major areas of concern for organisations contemplating a move into the cloud, and for good reason. Security breaches can have far-reaching consequences that could cripple a business, and legislative...

  • Steven Cohen - Sage One Accounting MD

    Top 10 tips to keep data safe in the cloud

    March 27, 2015 • Enterprise, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 tips to keep data safe in the cloud

    If you choose a credible cloud software provider, it will essentially host your payroll applications and data in a secure data centre underpinned by world-class technology. This will free you from doing backups, buying and installing new versions of the...

  • Daniel Kamau Microsoft SMS&P Public Sector Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa. (Image Source: Microsoft).

    Securing the cloud: The art of developing strong passwords

    October 15, 2014 • Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Securing the cloud: The art of developing strong passwords

    Imagine if, within the space of a few hours, all your accounts in the cloud got hacked and you lost all your personal documents. That is exactly what happened to John, who, in keeping with the technological advancements, started saving all his personal...

  • Simon Campbell-Young

    Mobility, cloud driven security solutions needed

    July 22, 2014 • Enterprise, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobility, cloud driven security solutions needed

    Trends such as mobility, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and cloud have completely revolutionised the way we do business, by giving users access to the information they need anytime and from anywhere. Unfortunately, as much as businesses have gained from these...

  • Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab: Cybercriminals can take advantage of cloud services

    July 11, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Kaspersky Lab: Cybercriminals can take advantage of cloud services

    Although cloud-based file storage services have long been popular among Internet users, the indisputable convenience of such services is to some extent offset by a number of risks. For example, many users often follow the advice of gurus and store scans of...

  • Martin Walshaw

    Cloud misconceptions: keeping it secure

    June 20, 2014 • Enterprise, SecurityComments Off on Cloud misconceptions: keeping it secure

    Cloud computing is secure. There, I’ve said it. It may sound like an obvious thing to say for someone who works at a company specialising in ensuring a smooth, reliable and secure network, but there are still misconceptions about cloud security. The...

  • Despite the increased share of phishing attacks on online stores, the most frequently attacked category of organisation was still social networking sites (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Kaspersky gains patent for cloud protection

    April 4, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky gains patent for cloud protection

    Kaspersky Lab has announced that it has obtained a patent for a method of protecting cloud services used by antivirus solution developers to more effectively combat cyber-threats and prevent the illegitimate use of cloud services by cybercriminals. Patent no....