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  • Panda Security's new CEO plots reboot 2.0 for resurgent security brand

    By John E Dunn | 16 July, 2014 17:57

    Panda Security is the plucky Spanish antivirus firm that stormed the international market nearly a decade ago as malware threats boomed, beating most of its rivals to the idea of cloud security as an alternative to signature scanning. Well regarded technically and apparently successful, around 2010 the firm suddenly hit a sales wall.

  • Indian cloud vendor secures data center with managed security

    By Computerworld Hong Kong staff | 16 July, 2014 05:45

    India-based data center and enterprise cloud-based services provider NxtGen Datacenter & Cloud Technologies has deployed Fortinet's security solutions and appliances at its data center to provide high-speed managed security services to businesses in India.

  • Gartner: Best practices for Amazon AWS security

    By Ellen Messmer | 26 June, 2014 06:08

    The Amazon AWS cloud service is fine for enterprise workloads and applying security controls such as encryption and firewalls is possible, though more security vendors need to step up to support Amazon's EC2 service, according to the Gartner analysis presented today.

  • Seven tips for protecting your AWS Cloud

    By Brandon Butler | 20 June, 2014 22:26

    This week disappointing news came from service provider Code Spaces, a company that provided support for devops application management. Code Spaces, which was hosted in Amazon Web Service's cloud, ceased operations. after suffering a distributed denial-of-service attack by a perpetrator who demanded ransom and then began deleting data when company officials logged into their AWS account to stop the attack.

  • Cloud opens up UK firms' data to CIA spies, warns Bank of England CIO

    By Matthew Finnegan | 20 June, 2014 04:06

    The Bank of England's CIO has advised caution in adopting public cloud services, with potential pitfalls around security, costs and data sovereignty.

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  • 5 Tips to Keep Your Data Secure on the Cloud

    By Victoria Ivey | 16 December, 2013 22:15

    The number of personal cloud users increases every year and is not about to slow down. Back in 2012 Gartner predicted the complete shift from offline PC work to mostly on-cloud by 2014. And it's happening.

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Warning: Tips for secure mobile holiday shopping

I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.