Tag: information security

Privacy, Security

What Is Information Security & What Should Employees Know About It?

October 26, 2022

Via: Big Data Analytics News

Information security has become a critical issue in the workplace, with digitalization and work-from-home starting to come of age, and the increase in cyberattacks further fanning the flames. As the name suggests, this is a practice that deals with securing […]

Computing, Data Management

Are You Investing in Securing Your Data in the Cloud?

May 17, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Traditional businesses migrating to the cloud need robust information security mechanisms. Gartner predicts that more than 95% of new digital workloads will continue to be deployed on cloud-native platforms by 2025. Robust cloud data security is imperative for businesses adopting […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft patches 66 vulnerabilities in September update

September 15, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft has pushed fixes for a total of 66 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs), three critical and one moderate in severity, as well as the previously disclosed CVE-2021-40444 zero-day, in its September 2021 Patch Tuesday update. CVE-2021-40444 is a remote […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Majority of organisations struggling with cloud security

August 23, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

The recent Capital One data breach affecting 100 million customer accounts was blamed on a cloud server misconfiguration, which is among several common problems, a survey reveals. A study from security firm Tripwire found that 84% of organisations find maintaining […]

Data Science

Cybersecurity Professionals Need to be Data Scientists Too

August 23, 2018

Via: DataVersity

Cybersecurity practitioners don’t necessarily think of themselves as Data Scientists – but they should. In fact, most of them are already doing that work, even if they don’t recognize that the term applies to them. Securing the network and protecting […]

Cloud Computing, Predictions, Trends

Why the future of cybersecurity is in the cloud

April 27, 2018


For decades we have feared the cloud. During my time working counterintelligence for the FBI, we feared the Internet so much that agency computers functioned solely on an isolated intranet connected via hard cables. It’s no wonder to me that […]

Challenges, Trends

New studies explore importance of data security – and how some companies struggle with it

December 14, 2017


Two pieces of research have hit CloudTech HQ, both examining how the security of data is perceived – and which data is more private than others. Information security provider Trustwave, in its ‘Value of Data Report’ published today, aimed to […]

Performance, security, and availability

Sorry, dad, security isn’t what it used to be

May 31, 2016

Via: Info World

Much has been said in this space on the continued attacks on encryption by politicians across the globe. This demonization of the mechanism that holds the Internet together is as enduring as it is inexplicable. As I’ve said before, it’s […]