Just a quick reminder that it's the Cloud Computing Expo next week in Prague
and my session is on The Darker Sides of Cloud Computing: Security and
Availability. Cloud computing is definitely the buzzword for 2009 and so it
will be great to hear other peoples' opinions along with some ...
Guy Bunker's Blog
In the last couple of weeks of 2008, IT departments and CIOs need to think
carefully about the cloud and how it can be used within their organizations -
ahead of the business units. Develop, distribute and educate staff on
policies around Information Protection and data loss prevention. Put a
process together to rapidly respond to requests for new services which live
in the cloud.
We live in uncertain economic times where money is tough… but the cloud and
more importantly, services within the cloud appears to offer value for money.
You pay for what you use and s... (more)
... Or something more disturbing? So, Wikipedia is finally closing its doors
to unrestricted editing, why? Well because it was being abused - and the
reputation of the site was falling. When the Internet first came on the
scene, the data was 'good', because the people who used it, wanted ...
We conducted a survey in the US on how many people take data with them when
they leave the company... and the answer is 79%. While it is tough to take
someone's memory it's not so hard to ensure that they are not walking out the
door with obvious copies. ...
Some hackers took out a popular flight simulation website. Nothing too new
there - hackers frequently take down websites, however in this case they
managed to hack into both the servers that ran the site and also contained
the backups. While disk based backup is now 'the norm' as a ...