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The top three cloud security myths: BUSTED

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It’s safe to say that people fear what they don’t understand – and with cloud becoming increasingly complex, it’s not surprising that there are so many myths attached to it. It’s time to clear up some of these myths.

24% of businesses expect a cyberattack within the next 90 days

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Research from VMWare has highlighted 24% of office workers and IT decision makers believe their organization will be the victim of a cyberattack with the next 90 days, mainly due to the belief that the threats are advancing at a faster pace than a company’s defences.

IBM’s Watson takes aim at cybersecurity

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IBM has launched a new cloud-based version of the company’s cognitive technology to tackle the rising challenge of cyber security.

Government report highlights only 29% of UK has cyber security policies

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The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has released findings from its annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey, where 69% of organizations believe security to be a top priority for the business, though only 29% have a formal written policy.

Securing Visibility into Open Source Code

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The Internet runs on open source code. Linux, Apache Tomcat, OpenSSL, MySQL, Drupal and WordPress are built on open source. Everyone, every day, uses applications that are either open source or include open source code; commercial applications typically have only 65 per cent custom code.

Juniper boosts security capabilities with two new product offerings

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Juniper Networks has launched a number of new cloud and virtualised service offerings as part of its Software-Defined Secure Networks framework.

Only 13% trust public cloud with sensitive data – Intel survey

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A survey from Intel has highlighted companies are now becoming more trusting of cloud propositions, though public cloud platforms are still not trusted to secure sensitive data.

Duo security and Teneo introduce new authentication system for employee mobility

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Duo security and Teneo have teamed up to create cloud-based two-factor authentication to simplify employee’s access to work networks through their smart phone.

IBM Security targets incident response marketplace with Resilient acquisition

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IBM Security has completed the acquisition of Resilient, as part of the company’s expansion in the incident response marketplace.

Employees are biggest security inhibitor – survey

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A survey from Citrix and Censuswide has revealed employee negligence and indifference to IT policy is one of the most significant inhibitors to cloud security.

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