It has not been a good three weeks for Google's cloud. Over the weekend, Google Compute Engine suffered an outage that brought cloud services down for 43 minutes, according to data from Google.
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are increasing both in frequency and size, according to the tenth annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report prepared by DDoS mitigation firm Arbor Networks.
Logicalis U.S. is heavily pushing flash storage in their cloud offerings and have now added the option of encrypted storage across its suite of products.
While long a concern of IT security pros, data security in the cloud is now getting the attention of the C-suite, according to a survey by the Cloud Security Alliance sponsored by Skyhigh Networks.
Company data is scattered around all over the place, including in the cloud, and this disorganization is negatively affecting big data projects. Fortunately, there are a few vendors working now to at least partially resolve some of these issues.
One-quarter of enterprises will secure access to cloud-based services using a cloud access security broker platform, up from less than 1 percent in 2012, according to an infographic prepared by cloud security gateway provider Bitglass.
It behooves you to keep an eye on energy use and energy availability in areas where you may be affected.
Hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in elasticsearch, an open source search analytics app, to infect Amazon's cloud service and other cloud services with distributed denial of service bots.
There are five top security "game changers" that are going to "break the way we are doing security" and force IT security pros to "do things differently," explained John Pescatore, director of the SANS Institute, during a presentation at the SANS Security Leadership Summit being held here this week.
Mobile enterprise application platform vendors will increasingly look to new partnerships and deployment options, such as cloud services, judges Charlotte Dunlap, senior analyst for app platforms at Current Analysis.