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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 ... ... (more)

Will Cloud Computing Lead to IT Chaos?

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)

Wikipedia - A Sign of the Times...

... 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 ... ... (more)

Survey Said… Ex-Employees Steal Data

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. ... ... (more)

Why Tape Isn’t Dead

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 ... ... (more)