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How secure are your cloud services?

Organizations can never get a 100 per cent guarantee of cloud security, but there are a few things they can — and should — be doing when evaluating third-party services. Research firm Gartner offers up some helpful recommendations.
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IT Departments Are Blocking the Wrong Cloud Services and Putting Themselves at Risk [Study]

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in cloud computing, network security and more: A study by SkyHigh Networks revealed that IT departments are blocking low-risk cloud services 40% more than high-risk services. The study of 300 organizations found that IT...
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Hackers May Soon Use Sensory Technology to Infect Smartphones with Malware

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security: Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have figured out how to trigger malware on smartphones by using sensory channels such as light, vibrations and music. SC Magazine reported that the...
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Cloud Security Practices Fail to Keep Pace with Cloud Adoption; Companies at Risk

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in cloud, unified communications and more: Although most companies now allow their employees to use cloud services to access corporate data, a recent Symform survey revealed that 20% of businesses have no...
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Businesses Are Leaning (Slightly) Towards Private Clouds

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here’s what’s happening in the world of cloud computing, VoIP and virtualization: A Red Hat survey revealed that 51% of organizations plan to use on-premise/private clouds. Another 44% of respondents plan to use a hybrid of public and...
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68% of Companies Invest in Custom Mobile Apps

Here’s the latest news from the IP universe: A study by AppCentral reveals that companies are investing in custom mobile apps. In fact, 68% of the survey’s respondents said that they have made custom mobile apps available to their employees. The Custom Mobile App Usage in the Workplace...
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How IPS Devices Can Protect Your Virtualized Environment

When it comes to securing virtual and cloud environments, many security technologies require new platforms to support virtualization. One technology that has received a makeover to support virtualization and cloud is intrusion prevention (IPS).
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Gartner Report: Europe Will Lag Behind US in Cloud Adoption

Image by ell brown Research firm Gartner, Inc. has just released a new report predicting that a convergence of factors, including the ongoing economic downturn, will impede cloud computing adoption rates across the European Union for at least the next two years. That delay will see EU...
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Survey: Cloud Security Concerns Becoming a Thing of the Past

A new study released by Microsoft on Monday reveals that decision makers at small and medium businesses (SMBs) are increasingly overcoming their security concerns about cloud computing and embracing the technology’s IT and business-building capabilities. As reported in Tech Week Europe, the...
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