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What’s Worse Than Stolen Data? Altered Data

Attacks that previously were considered advanced threats are commodities today, with sophisticated malware and exploits available for the price of a movie ticket, according to Amit Yoran, president of RSA, the security division of EMC. And yet, important results due to this evolution seem to be misunderstood; the... Read More »

The Five Cloud Concerns Faced by All Industries

Of all industries, the financial services industry is the most exposed to risk in the cloud, according to a new report. Not surprisingly, security awareness is higher in technology firms, with most saying excessive sharing of data in the cloud is a top cyber-security concern. Conducted by the security intelligence arm of CloudLock, the report, titled "Read More »

2016 Security Forecast: Decoding the Adversary

Cyber-crime continues to impact businesses and has increased 48% since 2013, with businesses contending with 43 million known security incidents, according to a report released by AT&T. The report, "Cyber Security Insights Report," the carrier's first such study, found that during the last two... Read More »

Best Practices for Embracing the Hybrid Cloud

More than 65% of enterprise IT organizations committed to hybrid cloud technologies by the end of 2015, vastly driving the rate and pace of change in IT organizations, according to IDC. The key business drivers for public cloud adoption include greater agility, faster time to market, disaster recovery,... Read More »

How Unexpected Costs Create a ‘Cloud Hangover’

While the majority of CIOs and other IT decision-makers are generally satisfied with their cloud deployments, they're burdened with a wealth of associated, unplanned expenses, Read More »

Losing Control of Public Cloud Performance

Momentum for public cloud deployment is expected to rapidly increase over the next year—at the risk of organizations losing control over critical parts of their IT infrastructure, Read More »

GE CIO Is Tasked With Driving $1B in Gains

GE is shifting huge portions of its app portfolio to the cloud, and the company's new CIO will work with LOB execs to drive savings through its cloud initiative. 

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Why Cloud-based Security Services Are on the Rise

A new study finds an increase in IT security incidents since last year (no surprise there) and a boost in security budgets this year (certainly a nice surprise). The PwC study also revealed a greater adoption of security frameworks, and the use of cloud-based security services. The study, "The Global State of Information Security Survey... Read More »

4 Steps to Consider in a Cloud Integration Framework

The transition from only a handful of monolithic systems to a more disparate ecosystem of applications has made cloud integrations more challenging.

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The Rise of No-Code Citizen Developers

Traditional programming methods and application development platforms are too slow, too expensive and are fraught with miscommunications, according to a new survey. That's driving enterprises to seek a better ROI in application development and delivery through so-called "citizen developers." Because customizing applications often requires costly hand-coded programming, companies are using... Read More »

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