Tag Archives: Cloud

Sensitive data in the Cloud : CloudUp Networks Acquired by CipherCloud

CipherCloud has acquired CloudUp Networks complementing its market strategy to secure sensitive data in the cloud. CipherCloud continues to focus on developing security innovations that remove the data privacy and compliance barriers to cloud adoption. The company began its cloud protection journey by delivering encryption, tokenisation and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) capabilities that solved the immediate [...]

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Home Office Disclosure And Barring Service Selects Skyscape’s Platform-As-A-Service Solution Via G-Cloud

On-demand, enterprise class virtual machines and storage solutions enable Home Office to tailor storage and computing requirements resulting in significant cost savings Skyscape Cloud Services has been selected by the Home Office to provide services to the Disclosure and Barring Service for Platform as a Service (PaaS). This is the largest order to-date via the [...]

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Cloud World Forum Agenda coming soon

Taking place in London on 26th-27th June at National Hall Olympia, the 5th Annual Cloud World Forum – www.cloudwf.com – will bring you together with fellow IT decision-makers, giving you the opportunity to do business and learn about the leading trends and topics in the cloud space. Our seminar agenda will be held across 8 [...]

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Atos awarded Hong Kong’s first government cloud contract worth around HK$127 million

Atos in Hong Kong was awarded a seven-year term contract by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer to implement and operate the Government Cloud Platform (GovCloud), the estimated contract value is of HK$127million. GovCloud is a large-scale central IT infrastructure for hosting e-government services for shared use by bureaus and departments, such as [...]

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SOLVING SME SECURITY CONCERNS FOR OUTSOURCING CLOUD COMPUTING By Bill Farmer, CEO of Mako Networks

SME Security Concerns for Outsourcing to the Cloud Mako Networks, a leading cloud-based network management provider, wrote an opinion piece about the use of cloud technology in small to medium sized businesses. Mako’s CEO Bill Farmer considers how perceptions of cloud security are changing; the increasing expectations of functionality and value-added services for the future [...]

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Amazon’s Chief Evangelist to deliver cloud presentation to UK tech professionals

Jeff Barr joins burgeoning keynote speaker line-up at Cloud World Forum, London Amazon Web Services’ distinguished Chief Evangelist, Jeff Barr, has confirmed his position as a keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Cloud World Forum (www.cloudwf.com), taking place at Olympia National Hall in London, on 26th and 27th June 2013. Barr joins an illustrious speaker [...]

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Kaspersky updates Mobile and Tablet Security solutions to protect against malware, online threats, SMS phishing and device theft

Kaspersky Lab has recently confirmed the release of its latest version of Kaspersky Mobile Security, a dedicated security solution for Android-based smartphones. The updated Kaspersky Mobile Security is up to ten times faster than the previous version for antivirus scanning and provides users with core protection tools at no cost. As more people use smartphones [...]

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First Next-Generation Firewall Built for Everyone Launched by Barracuda Networks

Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and storage solutions, announced the release of Barracuda Firewall, the first firewall with a full next-generation feature set designed to meet the needs of small and mid-sized organisations. Next-generation firewalls add the ability to inspect traffic more deeply than just at the level of network protocol and [...]

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New Audit Programs on Identity Management and Software Assurance Issued by ISACA

As enterprises increasingly face vast amounts of digital information and the consumerization of IT (BYOD), the role of information systems auditors has become more critical—and complex—than ever. To help audit and assurance professionals meet their increasing demands and responsibilities, ISACA, a nonprofit association serving 100,000 IT professionals in 180 countries, has developed more than 40 [...]

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Fear of governments snooping deters companies from using the cloud- Lieberman Software Survey Results

Almost half of IT experts are deterred from keeping sensitive data in the cloud because of Fear of government intervention and possible legal action, according to a new survey from Lieberman Software which was released today. The survey, which looked at IT and cloud experts’ attitudes to storing data in the cloud, revealed that government [...]

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