Has The Cloud Stepped Out of Infancy? (And How You Can Benefit From Its Growth) “I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.” Albert Einstein (1879-1955), possibly the smartest man in the last century. When we speak of cloud computing, we often speak of its relative infancy. We cite the lack of standards, the lack of understanding, the limited adoption as symptoms of cloud computing’s newness in the technological landscape. While the cloud may still be young when compared to its much-older peers, a recent survey commissioned by CA Technologies indicates
Cloud Infographic: BYOD Security and Policies AccelOps Cloud Security Survey Report surveyed some 176 IT security personnel and they ranked BYOD as the top source for fear of incurring data loss and having the need for heightened data control. This is the traditional topic or cloud worriers and opponents of cloud computing which only helps in propagating the myth that cloud computing in not secure. ISC2’s January research shows that explicitly linked cloud computing to the creation of personal device policies. But the take away from the research is that companies who support BYOD have happier employees while also needing to increase their cloud security knowledge and skills.
BYOD: Good or Bad? The Bring your own device or BYOD trend being touted by cloud computing as one of its most attractive features is actually causing concern to a lot of IT officers because of the inherent problems brought to the table by allowing company data resources off the premises. One of the biggest problems that can be encountered would be data loss or information leakage. These are the same repercussions as losing a company laptop a few years ago the potential for disaster because of losing vital company secrets is extremely high. AccelOps Cloud Security Survey Report surveyed some 176
How Hosted PBX can enhance Cloud Security Cloud security has become a critical job responsibility for a majority of North American IT professionals. In its recent survey, AccelOps, Inc., a leader in integrated Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), performance and availability monitoring software, interviewed 176 IT security professionals. One of the key findings was that responsibility for cloud security rests overwhelmingly (78%) with businesses’ internal IT staff. Hosted PBX phone service can enhance overall cloud security while lessening the already significant load on IT personnel. (Read The Full Cloud Security Survey Report) Here’s how moving your phone service to