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Hybrid environments and IoT pose biggest threats to infosec – F5

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Service providers and enterprises face an insecure networking environment in coming years as more applications, data and services are sent to the cloud, according to networking vendor F5, writes

IT security still a barrier to public cloud and employee mobility – Dell survey

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Dell has released the findings from its Data Security Survey which revealed IT decision makers are still not confident enough to encourage mobility or use of public cloud platforms.

The economics of disaster recovery

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Companies increasingly need constant access to data and the cost of losing this access – downtime – can be catastrophic. Large organizations can quickly find themselves in the eye of a storm when software glitches strike.

BT beefs up Cloud of Clouds security with Palo Alto Wildfire

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BT is to install a cloud-based breach prevention security system from Palo Alto Networks (PAN) into its global Cloud of Clouds, writes

Most data in the cloud is exposed says Thales/Ponemon study

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A new study into encryption and key management suggests that nearly of all the companies in the world are planning to make a potentially fatal security mistake.

Dell launches new backup and recovery services that straddle the cloud and the client

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Dell has announced a programme of new data protection initiatives to protect systems, apps and data that straddle private premise computers and the cloud.

Start up Cato Networks claims Network Security as a Service first


Check Point founder Schlomo Kramer is launching a new cloud security firm with former Imperva colleague Gur Shatz as demand for traditional on premise firewall security diminishes.

Box, IBM and Black Duck announce security offerings amid open source vulnerabilities

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Two more services have been launched with the aim of shoring up the security of the cloud, as its popularity sees it becoming increasingly targeted for attack.

Skyhigh, Check Point claim cloud security simplification

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Cloud access security broker Skyhigh Networks and security vendor Check Point claim they’ve jointly made security, compliance and governance policies for cloud services a lot easier to manage.

One in four cloud service clients willing to be held to ransom – study

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One in four companies would be willing to pay a ransom to criminals who stole their information, with 14% of them willing to pay over a million dollars, says a study. Companies with cyber insurance are most likely to hand over cash.