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Oracle's Latest Acquisition Is Palerra: Cloud Security Getting Beefed Up

Oracle's recent Palerra acquisition is part of a move to strengthen the company's cloud services. The acquisition announcement coincided with the Oracle OpenWorld event happening this week in San Francisco.

Apps/Software September 19, 2016

Microsoft Boosts Cloud Security For Office 365 And Azure To Better Compete With Google And Amazon

Microsoft has stepped up its security efforts to stay ahead of attackers as part of the company's holistic approach philosophy for enterprise security. The company is poised to launch a slew of products that will bring additional online security tools.

Apps/Software February 26, 2016

Microsoft Beefs Up Azure Cloud Services With Acquisition Of Israeli Web Security Firm Secure Islands

Microsoft has acquired the Israeli-based web security firm Secure Islands. The Redmond tech firm aims to considerably improve its Azure Cloud Service for better user data protection.

Deals November 10, 2015

Amazon Is Taking Steps To Improve Cloud Security: Will More Customers Sign Up?

Amazon is introducing tools that will beef-up the security of its cloud service. One of the tools dubbed Amazon Inspector, is a bot-type service that seeks out and recognizes vulnerabilities and potential security niggles.

Internet October 8, 2015

Microsoft Reportedly Snags Israeli Cloud Security Company Adallom For $320 Million

After acquiring Aorato for an alleged $200 million in November 2014, Microsoft has now snagged Israeli cloud security start-up Adallom for a reported $320 million.

Deals July 20, 2015

Microsoft Adopts ISO/IEC 27018 For Personal Data, Privacy Protection In Public Cloud

Microsoft earns the distinction of being the first cloud service provider that is verified to comply with ISO/IEC 27018. 'Customers will only use services they trust,' says Microsoft's general counsel.

Internet February 18, 2015

MobileIron Protects Enterprise Data On Personal Clouds With Latest Content Security Service

The company is the first provider to separate storage and security in a bid to solve IT admins’ dilemma about bring-your-own-device.

Internet February 4, 2015

Cloud Apps Pose Big Security Challenges in the BYOD Enterprise

Roughly 88 percent of enterprise cloud apps aren't secure and IT security officers are often unaware they even exist. On top of that, about 25 percent of files stored on the cloud are being shared with outsiders. Not such great news.

Apps/Software January 9, 2015

Box, AT&T partner to bring highly secure, enterprise-grade cloud to businesses

Box beefs up cloud storage security and will soon be allowing enterprise clients to access the cloud via their own virtual private network provided by AT&T.

Business Tech September 5, 2014

Cloud hacking isn't as hard as most would think

After the recent celebrity nude photo hack, many smartphone users are likely wondering just how secure online stored data is. Unfortunately, it seems hacking a cloud storage account is not that difficult.

Internet September 3, 2014

Apple, FBI investigating cloud hack that led to postings of nude celebrity photos

The FBI and Apple continue to investigate the Labor Day weekend leak of intimate celebrity photos. Meanwhile, an individual claiming responsibility for the privacy intrusion takes flight.

Internet September 2, 2014

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