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Amazon Web Services today announced a new feature that allows users to replicate block storage volumes across regions of the world, which will make it easier for systems to stay up in case of a cloud outage.
By Brandon Butler | 18 December, 2012 18:00
Amazon Web Services makes a big deal out of its availability zones, recommending that customers use multiple AZs to build clouds that are tolerant of failures like the one the company recently experienced.
By Brandon Butler | 01 November, 2012 20:51
The following report, is based on a global survey of 706 IT and security professionals conducted in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The goal of the survey was to capture data on current attitudes and trends with mobile devices and IT security. This is the third survey on this topic and this report evaluates differences in responses to similar questions asked over the past two years.
More and more government agencies are turning to a BYOD strategy. While this can make more transactions mobile and potentially decrease IT costs, they may also make the agency vulnerable to security breaches. •One of the biggest threats is social engineering, a process by which an adversary tricks the user into offering up information or access rights. •While there are several types of social engineering to be on the lookout for, there are three dominant attacks to watch •As agencies debate expanded device and data management policies, creating a divide between personal and professional content is essential
- Americans view government's online services and public data sharing as a resounding ‘meh'
- HTTPS snooping flaw in third-party library affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users
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- Huawei plans to offer public cloud service in China
- Nuage Networks launches SDN services in Australia
- Government just doesn't 'get' startups, says StartupAUS
- Microsoft, Yahoo search deal amendment makes termination easier
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- Qualcomm looking to fast-track Snapdragon 820 with help from Samsung
- Appeals court rejects man's claim he owns half of Facebook
- Victorian government to establish $60m startup strategy