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Jun 03
2015

What is the Cloud?

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Online Security , online safety , online privacy , Cloud

Robert Siciliano

You’ve probably heard of people storing information in “the cloud,” but what does that really mean, and is it safe to put your data there?

Apr 26
2015

5 Online Security Tips You need to know

Posted by Robert Siciliano in password , Online Security , online safety , Malware , Cloud

Robert Siciliano

It’s up to the potential victim—the user—YOU—to make your computer or smartphone very difficult for Joe Hackster to infiltrate.

Sep 20
2012

New ISACA Guide Facilitates Secure Migration to the Cloud

Posted by Cinthia Pilar in Cloud Security , Cloud

Cinthia Pilar

Cloud computing continues to have a significant impact on the way enterprises operate, and companies are increasingly migrating to the cloud as a result of its value. But security and data privacy concerns are critical issues to consider before adopting cloud-computing services. Security Considerations for Cloud Computing, a new book from global nonprofit IT association ISACA, presents practical guidance for IT and business professionals to help them securely move to the cloud. 

Nov 06
2011

Should You Store Passwords In The Cloud?

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Cloud Security , Cloud

Robert Siciliano

It seems that almost every site on the web requires a password. At least twice a week, I get an email from someone who wants me to join yet another network, which requires yet another username and password. You can cop out and use the same username and password combination, but that’s just asking for trouble.

Oct 20
2011

Cloud-Based ATMs Coming Your Way

Posted by Robert Siciliano in PCI , Cloud Security , Cloud

Robert Siciliano

Criminals often target cash machines, as well as various other automated kiosks that dispense DVDs, tickets, or other merchandise. They have discovered numerous techniques for compromising these devices. According to the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA), ATM fraud alone results in over a billion dollars in losses each year.

Sep 13
2011

How the Cloud Will Change Technology

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Cloud

Robert Siciliano

You may have noticed that over the last decade, computers have grown faster and more powerful, with more RAM, bigger hard drives, and improved processors. This is made possible by the development of better, cheaper technology, coupled with a corresponding need on the part of consumers and corporations. It has also come in response to software developers, who have continued to introduce more complex and demanding programs.

Apr 05
2011

Cloud Security: Private vs. Public

Posted by Brent Huston in Cloud Security , Cloud

Brent Huston

Recently, the issue of cloud security came up in one of our meetings. I said, "USB's are going to be a thing of the past."  At first we had the hype. Now we have the reality. More and more data is being stored in the cloud.

Feb 23
2011

IT GRC Forum 2011 Production Preview

Posted by Cinthia Pilar in PCI , it governance , it compliance , grc , Cloud

Cinthia Pilar

I would like to thank all of our members who provided feedback on the topics you want us to address over 2011. Through the beginning of 2011 we will be running events on PCI Compliance, Cloud Computing, Enterprise 2.0 Compliance, IT Risk Management and Enterprise GRC. Here is a preview:


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