IBM said Thursday that it will unveil advanced cybersecurity and analytics technology as part of a 10-month project to design and demonstrate secure cloud computing infrastructure for the Air Force. What's in it for IBM? Cloud computing has a lot of interest, but security remains a worry for many IT buyers. If Big Blue can demonstrate cloud-based cyber security technologies … [Read more...] about IBM to design cloud computing network for Air Force
Securing cloud computing
Security. It's one of the major issues that keeps cloud computing from working its way deeper and more quickly into the enterprise IT mainstream. But what are the potential threats around using cloud services? How can companies make sure business processes and data remain secured in the cloud? And how can CIOs accurately assess the risks and benefits of cloud adoption … [Read more...] about Cloud Security Alliance research defines top threats and best paths to secure cloud computing
Commentary - Cloud computing is the next phase in delivery of information technology services, yet there are nagging questions about the security "in the cloud." A recent study by IBM's Institute of Business Value found that 77 percent of the IT managers surveyed believe adopting cloud computing makes privacy protection more difficult. Half are worried about data breaches or … [Read more...] about One size fits none: How to secure cloud computing in the enterprise
IBM said Thursday that it will unveil advanced cybersecurity and analytics technology as part of a 10-month project to design and demonstrate secure cloud computing infrastructure for the Air Force. What's in it for IBM? Cloud computing has a lot of interest, but security remains a worry for many IT buyers. If Big Blue can demonstrate cloud-based cyber security technologies … [Read more...] about IBM to design Air Force cloud computing network
U.S. government agencies, at first slow to adopt cloud computing, are starting to see the benefits, including low costs and quick deployment, government officials said Wednesday.Cloud computing services from Salesforce.com helped the U.S. Army revamp its recruiting technology tools in a couple of months, and helped the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Program … [Read more...] about Gov’t Agencies Embrace Cloud Computing
Thanks to Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA, the comprehensive hacking of Sony, and on-going legal battles over whether email stored in the cloud belongs to the people sending it or the service hosting it, more and more cloud services have moved to encrypt data. Some are going even further, offering Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) options, where the user holds the … [Read more...] about Is BYOK the key to secure cloud computing?
Is virtualization right for your business? How about cloud computing? Don't know the difference? That's OK — most non-IT folks don't either. The word "cloud" is often thrown around as an umbrella term, while "virtualization" is often confused with cloud computing. Although the two technologies are similar, they are not interchangeable, and the difference is significant … [Read more...] about Virtualization vs. Cloud Computing: What’s the Difference?
Cloud computing has evolved into a powerful business tool for both big name corporations and small businesses alike. Whereas costs and lack of service options once limited cloud accessibility for small businesses, today's cloud environment and future outlook show that cloud computing is more affordable than ever. Kirill Bensonoff, founding partner at ComputerSupport.com, and … [Read more...] about Cloud Computing’s Sunny 2014 Forecast
Cloud computing can be confusing. If you're considering a cloud service for your business, here are three questions to ask: What type of cloud computing does your business need? How much are you willing to pay? Can you deal with the security risks?To help you answer these questions and better understand the cloud, here is our cloud computing guide for small businesses.Cloud … [Read more...] about Cloud Computing: A Small Business Guide
Cloud Computing can help your business reduce costs as you don’t have to invest in hardware and other physical infrastructure, your data is stored on a secure location and you only pay for what you use – there are no licensing fees associated with cloud computing.That said, there are some important legal issues that must be taken care of before you sign-up with any … [Read more...] about The Legal Issues Around Cloud Computing