The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
A growing number of SaaS providers offer secure encryption log-in to Dropbox and other cloud storage vendors, meaning even they can't access the data you store. And neither can the government.
By Lucas Mearian | 16 May, 2013 09:55
The risks of data privacy, residency, security and regulatory compliance remain significant barriers to cloud adoption for many enterprises. While encryption seems like an obvious solution, historically the technology produced usability issues for cloud applications. To complicate matters, putting encryption into the hands of cloud service providers still left the enterprise open to risks such as insider fraud, hacking and disclosure demands from law enforcement.
By Debabrata Dash, Ph.D., chief scientist and architect, CipherCloud | 09 April, 2013 18:21
When smartphone users upload files to cloud-based services, remnants of those files often remain on their handheld device, even if the data is meant to be stored only in the cloud, researchers have found.
By Brandon Butler | 26 March, 2013 22:02
To hear founder and CEO Joel Bomgar tell it, he might never have started his eponymous company if he'd had a cooler car.
By Jon Gold | 19 March, 2013 16:10
Outages with large public cloud providers aren't more common than they are with a business' own private infrastructure.
By Apurva Dave, vice president of products and marketing, Riverbed Stingray Business Unit | 11 February, 2013 20:05