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Have 5 minutes? Let’s Discuss the Public Cloud and Usage-Based Security

Have 5 minutes? Let’s talk about the public cloud and usage-based security “Q3’2015 – AWS reported $2.1 billion in revenue and $521 million in profit. That’s a 78 percent rise in revenue and 432 percent rise in profit over last year.”[i] Hold on, let’s review those numbers, pause and then rethink our ...

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6 Cloud Security Issues That Businesses Experience

Despite the numerous benefits of cloud computing, only 33% of companies have a “full steam ahead” attitude toward adopting the cloud. That’s according to a survey of over 200 IT and IT security leaders by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), which identified 6 issues holding back cloud projects. Chief among ...

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1, 2, 3…It’s Time to Migrate from Windows Server 2003

This blog was written by Joakim Lialias. We’ve told you once. We’ve told you twice. Heck, we’ve told you four times: if you’re still running Windows Server 2003, you need to take action as soon as possible because the EOS is fast approaching on July 14th, 2015. Need a refresher ...

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Stuck on Windows Server 2003? Migration Option #3

This blog was written by Joakim Lialias. Pop quiz: what’s happening on July 14th, 2015? If you’ve been following along with this series, you’ll know it’s the impending End of Support (EOS) for Windows Server 2003. So far, we’ve covered two of the three migration options available to those still ...

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Bye, Bye Windows Server 2003 – Hello, Hackers

This blog was written by Joakim Lialias. Still running a Windows Server 2003? You’ll want to read this. As you may or may not have heard, the end of life for Windows Server 2003 is now set for July 14th, 2015 – meaning after that date, it will no longer ...

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How Bad is the eBay Breach? Here Are the Stats

eBay announced today that hackers had infiltrated their systems and stolen the passwords of 145 million users. In addition to account passwords, hackers obtained names, email addresses, birthdates, physical addresses and phone numbers. Was financial information compromised? According to eBay, the breach did not include credit card numbers or financial ...

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Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to ePO 5.1

Enterprises today are fighting an uphill battle when it comes to security. While there is a proliferation of security management and reporting tools available, the lack of integration and visibility can add more complexity and snags rather than less. Working between multiple security systems diverts attention from other tasks in ...

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Database Security: Establishing A Critical Last Line of Defense

According to a 2010 Verizon Business study, more than 90% of records breached involved a database, with over 87% based on exploits requiring significant technical skills. We need to take studies like this as an important lesson about security management. In our profession, it is always necessary to have the ...

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20 Questions to Ask Your Cloud Provider

As soon as you contract with a cloud provider, you should be concerned not only with your IT security but the provider’s as well. If you’re a small or medium-sized business you may assume the provider’s security is superior to your own, and you might be right, but make sure ...

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