Cloud Encryption

Cloud encryption is recognized as a basic building block of cloud security. Data at rest is no longer between the proverbial "four walls" of the enterprise; the data owner is managing their own data with browsers and cloud APIs, and the concern is a hacker may do the same.

In this collection of articles, we explore topics such as the risk scenarios; cloud encryption for cloud database security, transparent data encryption in the cloud, integrity protection for cloud data security, and S3 encryption for Amazon Simple Storage Service.

Is Cloud Security an Oxymoron?

vigilance security magazine

Cloud computing is increasingly becoming part of the enterprise IT landscape. In fact, a recent cloud security survey conducted by HP reveals that 70 percent of all respondents say their company is using some form of the cloud. The study also found that cloud penetration jumps to 80 percent for enterprise-size organizations. With such dramatic […]

Porticor Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award for Delivery of Complete Cloud Data Security

2014 TMC award

Porticor Honored for its Innovative Cloud Key Management and Data Encryption Solution Protecting Private Data Stored in the Cloud CAMPBELL, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2014 – Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based key management and data encryption  solution that infuses trust into the cloud and keeps cloud data confidential, today […]

Industry Reactions to Devastating Sony Hack

Security Week

The systems of entertainment giant Sony have been hacked once again, and although the full extent of the breach is not yet known, the incident will likely be added to the list of most damaging cyberattacks. A group of hackers called GOP (Guardians of Peace) has taken credit for the attack and they claim to have stolen […]

Things We Learned at AWS Re:Invent 2014

AWS reInvent

This year’s Amazon Web Services Re:Invent event was spectacular. We met many partners, customers, and friends and learned some amazing information. Cloud has become the new normal It is no longer a “disruptive technology” or industry jargon. The cloud is now ubiquitous, unavoidable, and a business (SME to large enterprises) “must-have.” AWS Data Centers There […]

The Benefits of Software-Defined Security

Information Security Buzz

At Gartner’s Security & Risk Management Summit, analysts identified 2014’s Top 10 Technologies for Information Security. They singled out software-defined security as a trend to watch, stating that because its “impact on security will be transformational.” Featured Download: Social media access at work. Do your employees know the rules? Like with software-defined networking, Software-Defined Security […]

27 Data Security Experts Reveal The #1 Information Security Issue Most Companies Face With Cloud Computing & Storage

Digital Guardian

Cloud computing is quickly becoming a mainstay for many technology companies today because of its superior flexibility, accessibility, and capacity compared to traditional online computing and storage methods. But just like traditional storage and data sharing methods, cloud computing comes with its own set of data security issues. At Digital Guardian, our mission is to […]

16 Tips for Moving Your Workloads to the Cloud

CIO Enterprise Forum

Got a plan for your move to the cloud? If you do, you’re in the minority. According to a recent study, a mere 31 percent of those planning a move to the cloud actually have a strategy for migrating data and applications. The rest don’t. To avoid the complexity and cost, we recommend heeding the […]