The SEC Hack Shows That Not Even Top Government Data Is Safe

A major computer hack at America’s top stock market regulator is the latest sign that data stored in the highest reaches of the U.S. government remains vulnerable to cyber attacks, despite efforts across multiple presidencies to limit high-profile breaches that are so frequent many consider them routine. In recent years, nation-state and criminal hackers, as […] Read more »

Forrester: OpenStack, AWS are today’s cloud ‘safe bets’

Forrester Research’s newly issued report, “The State of Cloud Platform Standard, Q4 2016,” regards OpenStack and AWS as the de facto standards for compute and storage in the cloud. That by itself isn’t news. OpenStack has been regarded as a standard by Forrester since 2014, and AWS has been the top measure since it was […] Read more »

Safe Harbor’s ending makes for a good start for Cloud28+

After two months of beta testing, European enterprise app and service store Cloud28+ is open for business, making it easier for companies wanting to host their applications or data in Europe to find a home for them. A beta test is usually a shakedown, intended to remove any lingering bugs, but for Cloud28+ it was […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft moves to answer those pesky Safe Harbor concerns

A few weeks ago when the news came out that Safe harbor provisions would no longer be a safe haven for U.S. vendors doing business in Europe, there was plenty of concern about what it would mean for the largest U.S. cloud vendors — Salesforce, Microsoft, Google and Amazon Web Services (AWS) all have massive […] Read more »

Global Safe Cities Market to Exceed $226 Billion Between 2015-2020, Says a New Research Report from Homeland Security Research Corp.

Washington DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2015 It is an open secret that the economic prosperity and quality of life of communities, towns and cities depend on the mitigation of crime, terror, man-made and natural disasters. Maturing technologies and changing public opinion lead to major shifts in the Safe Cities Global Market during the forecast period. […] Read more »