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Latest cloud security publications


Why centralised connectivity is the most secure approach for businesses

Cloud computing has offered a wealth of opportunity for businesses across the globe. From encouraging vast and continuous development of services, applications and platforms, to giving companies a myriad of choices when it comes to finding the right solution to drive business benefit. However, cloud computing does open the door to new risks that need to be acknowledged. These risk factors come in many different shapes and sizes, including unauthorised system access, mass data loss, or the complexity of network identity management.  

Visibility is absolutely key for businesses to make informed and educated decisions. Without the full picture, correct decision making is nearly impossible and will ultimately lead to failure. With an understanding of where the risks and threats lie, companies can build a defence to mitigate these threats; this is where having centralised connectivity is essential. 


Google introduces raft of cloud security updates

GCP security bolstered by four new updates Google has announced four new capabilities to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to improve the security of users, data and applications in the cloud. Among the new announcements are the enterprise launch of the company’s Advanced Protection Program, the general availability of Titan Security Keys, and a machine learning… Read More


Capital One breach affecting 106 million customers caused by misconfigured cloud storage

Scores of personal information including social security numbers, credit scores and balances were sitting on Github for weeks A hacker gained access to personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications in the US, the bank said as US federal authorities arrested a suspect in the case. Paige A Thompson – who… Read More


Security teams can’t keep up with pace of cloud adoption, research finds

93 percent of IT decision makers report difficulties keeping tabs on cloud workloads As cloud rapidly becomes the norm, cloud security should be rising up the organisation’s list of security concerns. But new research shows that firms are leaving their security teams behind in their eagerness to migrate workloads to the cloud. The research, released… Read More


Exploring the security benefits of hybrid cloud
Hybrid cloud is currently the most popular enterprise architecture around. That’s good news for security and good news for the bottom line, writes Venkat Ramasamy, COO at FileCloud From Amazon Web Services (AWS) to IBM, some of the biggest names in technology have fully embraced the latest enterprise data trend: hybrid cloud. Boasting the benefits... Read More