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How the cloud is changing the security game

New market of vendors has sprouted up to secure the cloud

14 tips to secure cloud applications

Enterprises are now clamoring for the corporate security gateway to give way to the new cloud application security gateway.

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Exclusive: Inside the NSA’s private cloud

National Security Agency is building its private cloud on commodity hardware, opens source software.

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Virtualization, cloud complicate insider threats for federal CIOs

The expansion and blurring of the traditional government network environment require federal IT officials to rethink contracting processes and embrace real-time security monitoring.

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Here are the limits of Apple's iOS 8 privacy features

The privacy improvements in the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system provide necessary, but limited, protection to customers, experts say.

Hackers launch Apple ID phishing campaign playing on iCloud security worries

Phishing emails masquerade as security alerts from Apple about rogue iTunes purchases, researchers from Symantec said

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Apple now emailing users when iCloud accessed via Web

It's one of several security improvements expected from the company following its involvement in last week's celebrity photo theft.

Encrypted data in the cloud? Be sure to control your own keys

Data encryption in the cloud is an absolute requirement these days. When you talk to your service providers about encryption, be sure to specify that you want to control your own keys.

The Russian-made tool that grabs nude selfies from iCloud accounts

Elcomsoft said it is aware pirated copies of its Phone Password Breaker software are circulating in the underground

Apple iCloud backup quirk could have allowed hackers to access 'deleted' files

iCloud on iOS secretly keeps last three backups, says researcher

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Nude celebrity photos linked to 'very targeted attack' on Apple iCloud credentials

The criminals who posted online nude celebrity photos, including those of Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, stole some of the images in a "very targeted attack" on user credentials for Apple iCloud.

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How to explain the cloud to end users

'Nobody understands the cloud,' says a lead character in the summer comedy 'Sex Tape.' The cloud and cloud computing have become an essential part of IT infrastructures -- but could your employees use a Cloud 101 primer? Put another...

Sony says 'high traffic' downs PlayStation, Entertainment networks

The group claiming responsibility also appears to be involved in a bomb threat against an American Airlines flight

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How to use OpenPGP to encrypt your email messages and files in the cloud

When online services lack privacy controls, you can roll your own using near military-grade encryption

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Researchers build security framework for Android

University researchers have modified the Android operating system to let developers plug in enterprise-class security enhancements that would normally require overhauling a mobile device's firmware.

Why the recent court ruling on Gmail matters to you

Email may be coming under different guidance when it comes to warrants and subpoenas as society and the courts address the evolution of technology. Are you prepared to engage in the discussion?

Do security seals on websites matter?

Does a security seal on a website demonstrate a commitment to security?

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Developing a smart approach to SMAC security

As businesses look to take advantage of SMAC (social, mobile, analytics, and cloud) platforms, they first need to consider the risks and security implications of the technologies involved

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