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Box to tap NTT’s VPN in Japan

Box is teaming up with NTT Com to launch Box over VPN

Box and NTT Com have announced a partnership that will see the cloud storage incumbent offer access to its services through NTT’s VPN service. The companies said the move will improve confidence in cloud services among Japanese enterprises and expand the reach of both companies in the local IT services market.

Telstra’s recent buy Pacnet suffers IT security breach

Pacnet's IT network was hacked earlier this year

Telstra’s recently acquired datacentre and cloud specialist Pacnet suffered a security breach earlier this year whereby a third-party managed to get access to its IT network, the telco revealed this week.

Largest DDoS attacks 50x bigger than a decade ago – report

DDoS attacks are becoming unrelentingly more frequent, and larger

A report has revealed the size of the largest DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks has increased by 50 times in the last decade. The Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) by Arbor Networks also showed the number of DDoS attacks targeting mobile users increased 11 per cent in 2014 alone.

OpenDNS raises $35m to grow cloud-based network security

OpenDNS said it plans to use the $35m to hire more engineering and sales staff

OpenDNS, a company which provides a cloud-based network security service for enterprises announced Thursday that it has raised $35m in funding from Cisco, Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners among others. It plans to use the cash to grow its security as a service solution.

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