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Microsoft has kicked off a free 100GB OneDrive upgrade to U.S. Dropbox users, tempting desertions from the rival storage service, a Microsoft partner since last November. “No contradiction there,” said … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Can Services like Dropbox be a potential risk for Data Breach?

Dropbox is one of the most commonly employed file sharing services in Shadow IT, offering a simple tool for file storage and sharing. According to Dropbox, the number of registered … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Over 90 percent of data breaches in the first half of 2014 could have been prevented if businesses rethought their risk cyber strategies, according to research

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a non-profit geared towards enhancing online trust and assisting businesses in their best practices and risk assessment, released its 2015 Data Protection Best Practices and … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Public Cloud Storage Can Be Efficient, But the Potential is Still Limited

Public cloud storage can be a cost efficient alternative to rolling your own, but observers warn that it isn’t a cure all. Price is the lure. Even if you have … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Are PC Hard Drives Destined to Die at the Hand of the Cloud? Maybe

As more and more users store their data on the Internet, does the need for local hard drives diminish? Fortunately for hard drive makers, the answer is a definite maybe, … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Is There a Point Where a Private Cloud is Cheaper Than the Public Cloud?

A group of companies that sell products to build private clouds has determined a price at which it claims it is less expensive to operate a private cloud compared to … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

How to set up a cloud risk management policy

A cloud risk management policy is about mitigating high risks to a lower level of risk. You should follow a four-step process when setting up the policy, taking into account … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment