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  • In pictures: Microsoft announces two Canberra cloud regions

    In pictures: Microsoft announces two Canberra cloud regions

    Microsoft plans to deliver Microsoft Azure from two new regions through a strategic partnership with Canberra Data Centres (CDC). The company says it will be the only major cloud provider in Australia to deliver hyperscale cloud services to handle Unclassified and Protected government data.

  • Seven deadly sins of cloud security

    Seven deadly sins of cloud security

    Hewlett-Packard Co. and the Cloud Security Alliance list seven deadly sins you ought to be aware of before putting applications in the cloud. Have you or your provider committed these sins?

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  • Cloud of confusion: Security in the cloud

    In today’s world, CIOs are continuously having to evaluate whether their data is safe and secure. Why? Well, with several high-profile data breaches in the past few months, organisations are now firmly directing their attention to securing and safeguarding their data.

  • FedEx exposes customer records

    Global package delivery company FedEx says it has secured some of the customer identification records that were left on an unsecured AWS S3 bucket, and so far has found no evidence that private data was "misappropriated."

  • Why the cloud isn't Colditz

    Recently I saw a business owner ask on LinkedIn: "All my stuff is in the cloud. Why do I need to worry about security?"

Features about cloud security
  • Ashley Madison -- Can it possibly get any worse? (tl;dr: YES)

    The Ashley Madison hack continues to make headlines. Naturally, that's because the news keeps getting worse. Worse for website owners Avid Media Group. And worse for the REAL victims, more importantly -- the people named in the hacked data dump...

  • At what point do white hat hackers cross the ethical line?

    In recent months the news of Chris Roberts alleged hacking of an inflight entertainment system and possibly other parts of the Boeing 737 have sparked a wave of controversy. Public opinion was originally on Roberts' side, but the recent publication of the FBI affidavit changed that drastically. According to the affidavit, Roberts admitted to doing a live "pen-test" of a plane network in mid-air.

  • The rise of security-as-a-service in Australia

    When you don’t have the funds for a CSO or IT security manager, it can be tough to keep your business protected. This has led to the emergence of the 'other SaaS' — security-as-a-service — with vendors and managed security providers (MSPs) offering cloud-based threat management.

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