Brandon Butler

Senior Editor

Senior Editor Brandon Butler covers the cloud computing industry for Network World by focusing on the advancements of major players in the industry, tracking end user deployments and keeping tabs on the hottest new startups. He contributes to NetworkWorld.com and is the author of the Cloud Chronicles blog. Before starting at Network World in January 2012, he worked for a daily newspaper in Massachusetts and the Worcester Business Journal, where he was a senior reporter and editor of MetroWest 495 Biz. Email him at bbutler@nww.com and follow him on Twitter @BButlerNWW.

This hospital is moving to Amazon’s cloud to protect its network

Why Brexit could cause data privacy headaches for US companies

Why Brexit could cause data privacy headaches for US companies

The impact of the United Kingdom voting to withdraw from the European Union could have far-reaching implications for international companies who experts say may need to rethink their data management policies as the move could create a...

How to push security earlier into the dev process

How to push security earlier into the dev process

Experts warn that too often security compliance checks are performed too late in the process of managing infrastructure or developing new applications. A new crop of products is aiming help with this problem by automating security...

Researchers steal secret RSA encryption keys in Amazon’s cloud

Researchers steal secret RSA encryption keys in Amazon’s cloud

Researchers in Massachusetts have discovered a way to steal cryptography keys stored in AWS’s cloud, raising questions about the security of multi-tenant cloud environments.

What happens inside Amazon when there’s a Xen vulnerability

What happens inside Amazon when there’s a Xen vulnerability

When a Xen vulnerability is found, Amazon security engineers scramble to respond.

How the cloud is changing the security game

How the cloud is changing the security game

New market of vendors has sprouted up to secure the cloud

How network virtualization is used as a security tool

As VMware sells its network virtualization software, it’s finding that security is a big driver for adoption.

Hackers found controlling malware and botnets from the cloud

Hackers found controlling malware and botnets from the cloud

Along with all that cloud traffic coming into your business may be some malware

Even the most secure cloud storage may not be so secure, study finds

Some cloud storage providers who hope to be on the leading edge of cloud security adopt a "zero-knowledge" policy in which vendors say it is impossible for customer data to be snooped on. But a recent study by computer scientists at...

RSA president leaving to take cloud job at parent EMC

RSA President Tom Heiser is transferring from the security company to its parent company EMC to focus on cloud computing initiatives, according to an internal communication sent from the company today. The move marks the...

Super Bowl Bust: US takes down 313 websites, snags $13.6M in counterfeit NFL merchandise

In what is becoming as much a tradition as the Super Bowl itself, federal law enforcement officials, in conjunction with the NFL, said today they snatched up $13.6 million in fake merchandise shuttered 313 websites as part of a...

Olympics could strain enterprise networks

The Olympics happen every two years, but according to media watchers and IT professionals, the impact of the Olympics on communications traffic globally from this year's games could be more significant than any in the 116-year...

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