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10 interview questions for hiring cloud-literate security staff

The answers will paint a picture of whether this candidate understands cloud security.

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Don't get bit by zombie cloud data

Data you thought you had deleted from the cloud can come back to haunt you. Get to know your provider’s data deletion policy

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The intersection of DevOps and application security

This article discusses DevOps security and the application security tools that need to be embedded within its process. These additions enable proper InfoSec protection of web applications.

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Mingis on Tech: How IT can prep for robots and avoid cloud migration woes

Here's how IT can get ready for the coming robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a big move to the cloud.

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5 must-have security tools

Trusted IT security gear protects data, authenticates users and monitors systems for suspicious events.

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Top 10 ways to achieve agile security

Find out how to enable developers to do what they wanted, when they wanted, as fast as they wanted

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The iCloud hackers' bitcoin ransom looks like a fake

A group of hackers who claimed to hold millions of iCloud accounts for ransom said on Friday they'd been paid. But one bitcoin expert says that's bogus.

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Taming the SaaS security wilderness

As rogue applications proliferate, the need to protect corporate data requires new tools.

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What is serverless computing?

In this animation, Network World explains some of the concepts of serverless computing, and how it represents the next phase of cloud computing for Internet of Things applications and products.

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After Amazon outage, HealthExpense worries about cloud lock-in

Financial services companies as popular targets of cybercriminals for the obvious reason -- they're where the money's at. And health care companies have medical records, which are very valuable on the black market since the...

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Mobile connectivity issues plague many enterprises

A new survey indicates that mobile network connectivity problems top the list of complaints for mobile-related trouble tickets at enterprises. Network World's Keith Shaw chats via Skype with NetMotion Software CEO Christopher Kenessey...

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Here's how Microsoft is helping companies build IoT hardware

One of the biggest challenges with building connected hardware is getting from proof-of-concept (PoC) prototypes to a devices that are ready for a large-scale production rollout. Microsoft is aiming to help with that issue through a...

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The CSO guide to top security conferences

CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.

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Problems that arise with cloud to cloud interactions

Some companies have multiple applications in different public clouds. There is a possibility that some public cloud applications need to access another public cloud's application data. Should this architecture be allowed?

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Microsoft keeps to Bill Gates' roots of cybersecurity

A look at the software giant's startling cybersecurity statistics.

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Google tries to beat AWS at cloud security

New tools that protect enterprise applications running on Google Cloud Platform may help take the spotlight away from AWS and Microsoft Azure

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Choosing technologies to drive digital transformation

Computerworld's Premier 100 tech leaders reveal the tech that is transforming their organizations -- including cloud, A.I., big data, analytics, and blockchain.

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AWS says a typo caused the massive S3 failure this week

Everyone makes mistakes. But working at Amazon Web Services means an incorrectly entered input can lead to a massive outage that cripples popular websites and services.

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