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Encryption – it is your responsibility

Encryption – it is your responsibility

Encryption is important. This has always been well known, and with the recent revelations about PRISM and related Government monitoring of communications, people have become understandably more interested in the topic. However, keep in mind the fact that doing encryption wrong is worse than not doing it. In recent years it has become more and […]

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Amazon Cloud Hosts Malware

Amazon Cloud Hosts Malware

While it may be true that cloud computing is the “future,” are will all great new things there are still some issues to be ironed out. It seems that it isnt just legitimate businesses that take advantage of the storage and saving opportunities that the cloud offers. On 28 July, Kaspersky Labs security researcher reported […]

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Cloud Security – Uncrackable Encryption?

Cloud Security – Uncrackable Encryption?

Cloud computing is frequently presented as the future of how will interact with our data. More and more systems are moving to the various service routes, from software (such as google docs and gmail) to lesser known options such as “platform as a service.” There is almost nothing that is not available as a service […]

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Google launches malware warning service

Google launches malware warning service

Yesterday, the well known and heavily used internet search engine Google introduced a service by which it will warn users when it detects malware signatures on their computer. Working in a similar manner to anti-virus, Google believe they have identified signatures in the data users send as part of their search queries which enable it […]

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Cloud Security – Risks and rewards

Cloud Security – Risks and rewards

There are a lot of business advantages to making use of the cloud for your IT requirements. The ability to make use of shared resources can significantly reduce costs, capital expenditure and simplify your maintenance and upgrade requirements. Even for home users, there is a strong trend towards making use of cloud services – Gmail, GoogleDocs, DropBox […]

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