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The Treacherous 12 – Continued: 2016’s Top 5 Cloud Security Threats


The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced 2016’s top cloud security threats in March during the RSA Conference. The list puts a spotlight on poor cloud computing choices that grow into legal and public image nightmares for enterprises. Two hundred and seventy-one people responded to the study, and almost half were Americans in the tech industry….

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The Treacherous 12: 2016’s Top Cloud Security Threats 


  The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced 2016’s top cloud security threats in March during the RSA Conference. The list puts a spotlight on poor cloud computing choices that grow into huge problems for enterprises. Two hundred and seventy-one people responded to the study, and almost half were Americans in the tech industry. Security specialists…

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Verizon Blowing Off Public Cloud Ambitions


In a quiet, unpublicized move, Verizon Enterprise is bowing out of the public cloud business.  The company contacted Verizon Public Cloud Reserved Performance Marketplace customers and released a statement on their website: “Verizon is focusing on our Virtual Private Cloud and Private Cloud platforms and services. As businesses develop during their journey to becoming digital…

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Attorney General to Uber: Not So Fast


Uber and Office of the New York City Attorney General reached a settlement over a recent data breach concerning the failure to encrypt data and keep safeguards on sensitive information.  The settlement is two-fold: drivers’ personal data was leaked and not reported to the drivers in a timely manner and company employees inappropriately accessed passengers’…

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Bureaucratic Denial of Service and the OPM Breach


Millions of American citizens received letters over the last two months of 2015, advising them that the US Office of Personnel and Management (OPM) experienced a data breach. Although the US Government realized the breach in June, it took nearly 6 months for the letters’ delivery.  Included in the letter were references to identity theft, as…

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