Posts about Cybercriminals

In today’s evermore networked society, data protection is a serious business. Security breaches lead to unwanted headlines and a loss of trust in enterprise organizations (such as banks or healthcare providers). Data security and keeping ahead of potential attackers, is a rapidly evolving field of development. Potential areas may involve safeguarding modern cloud computing environments or protecting commercial activities over the web ...
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There were a lot of interesting presentations at last week's Datacenter Forum in Stockholm. It was fascinating to hear insights from some of the industry's leading experts and the discussions following the talks were often equally revealing. Dieter Will explained why bigger isn't always better when it comes to cloud service providers. He highlighted the ways that a smaller data center might have an advantage over the international giants in terms of overheads and agility. He also made some important points about security and how local cloud services could offer a more complete data protection package. In fact this proved to be the topic most people wanted to debate afterwards. There was a lot of interest in how more and more enterprises are migrating their legacy IT services into the cloud, putting data centers operators who can guarantee total data protection at a big advantage. Most people at the conference seemed to agree that ultimate security means encrypting data. But that's only part of the story. The key for businesses who need complete data protection, such as financial institutions and government organisations, is understanding that more is needed than simply securing valuable information when it's at rest.  It's also essential to safeguard it as it moves between data centers. It’s not just the data center specialists who are catching on. Enterprises everywhere are waking up to the risks of transmitting unsecured data over communication service provider networks ...
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If you read Carl Weinschenk’s recent blog post on network security, I suspect that you may have already cancelled all your online accounts, unplugged your computer and abandoned modern life. I was tempted to do the same. It was an alarming article. One that left little hope of building a safe and secure Internet. While I was reading it, I was reminded of a Marc Benioff interview I saw on Bloomberg. During the Q&A, Benioff stated that cybersecurity is an oxymoron and that the Internet is inherently insecure ...
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