Posts about Cybertheft

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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This is a question that many of us perhaps take for granted. When was the last time you considered the security of your data as you transferred money online or emailed sensitive information to work colleagues? Personally, I rarely consider the risk that someone may be intercepting this data. At least I didn’t until now.
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