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Until this week the biggest anxiety when dealing with eBay has likely been fretting over a negative rating, concerns about slow shipping or a delayed refund. Then suddenly yesterday the media jumped all over the story that eBay had been hacked and users need to change their passwords. ...
Last month, the Information Security Forum released their annual prediction of the top 10 information security threats they foresee for the next two years – through 2016. While I found the entire list insightful, half of the list resonated strongly with me as someone who is working wit...
A newly released report from McKinsey & Company, Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected World: Implications for Enterprises, highlights the findings of a year’s worth of McKinsey research conducted in partnership with the World Economic Forum. Based on the interviews with over 200...
When we set out to build the PerspecSys Cloud Data Control Gateway, we faced an important design decision: would the market prefer an “All-in-One” or a “Best-of-Breed” Cloud Security Broker? In the “All-in-One” camp, IT professionals have come to learn that the bundled modules from a ...
A few weeks ago, Gartner shared its list of top 10 technology trends for 2014, including among its expectations one entitled: “Hybrid cloud and IT as Service Broker.” This prediction speaks to what Gartner views as the necessity of the hybrid cloud – a mix of private cloud combined wit...
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently published a useful and informative report on cloud computing that provides key guidance for companies using or considering cloud services in the UK. The guidelines intend to help organizations comply with the 1998 Data Protection ...
Driven by large-scale government initiatives as well as private investment, cloud computing has become a hot growth area in China. Named a ‘Strategic Emerging Industry’ in the government’s 12th Five Year Plan (2011 – 2015), cloud computing is slated to become a primary force in the Chi...
Gartner recently issued a research note on “Cloud-Based Security Services,” the capability to deliver security controls without on-premise technology deployment and management. The category currently sits in the “Trough of Disillusionment” in the latest Gartner Hype Cycle for Cloud Sec...
Gartner recently published a report that highlights a trend that we have been experiencing over the past few years, namely, the growing number of enterprises wrestling with cloud data security, cloud compliance, and cloud data residency issues associated with storing and processing sen...
In a lot of ways, changes in enterprise technology have mirrored consumer technology trends over the last few years. Just look at mobility, social apps, and cloud computing as examples. And whether you view the crossover as advantageous, overly risky, or merely inevitable, it’s certain...
Despite widespread concerns about cloud data security and control, there’s been a lot of recent news on the healthcare industry’s steady, but cautious foray into cloud computing. In early July, research firm MarketsandMarkets issued a report stating that the healthcare cloud computing ...
Erik Linask’s interview with Gerry Grealish at Cloud Expo 2012 in New York.  See the full interview on TMCnet Videos >>
Security vendor PerspecSys is tackling the cloud computing space from the SaaS angle. PerspecSys believes that many organizations want to enjoy the speed and ease of deployment as well as the cost advantages that SaaS solutions such as Salesforce.com provide, but issues like data priva...
TORONTO – June 12, 2012 – PerspecSys Inc., the leader in cloud data protection solutions for the enterprise, today announced it has become a Corporate Member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The CSA is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practic...
NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 – Organizations are facing significant challenges when looking to adopt mission-critical cloud applications, especially at the enterprise level where sensitive data is at risk. At Cloud Computing Expo 2012 (June 11-14, 2012), PerspecSys executives David Canellos...
Sure, the cost of compliance has been driven higher and higher by increased regulatory burdens over the years. But that’s not all to the story. Many organizations spend more because they’re wasting compliance dollars on piecemeal compliance programs, ineffective products, a...
Navigating the complex web of regulatory and compliance requirements related to the processing and storage of sensitive enterprise data in the cloud is a huge challenge for business. The cloud is borderless – so how do you cover your business risk and security requirements when y...
SYS-CON Events announced today that PerspecSys Inc., the leader in cloud data protection solutions for the enterprise, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON’s 10th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 11-14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New Yo...