Cloud Hopper: Major Cloud Services Victims Named

Data Breach Today

Reuters Says Fujitsu, Tata, NTT Data, Dimension Data, CSC and DXC Affected Six major cloud services providers apparently were victims of Cloud Hopper, an umbrella name for deep cyber intrusions suspected to originate in China, Reuters reports. The report also alleges Cloud Hopper-affected companies withheld information from their clients for reasons of liability and bad publicity

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Phishers are Angling for Your Cloud Providers

Krebs on Security

Many companies are now outsourcing their marketing efforts to cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) providers. However, in such setups the content that gets promoted through the client’s domain is actually hosted on the cloud CRM provider’s systems.

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Breach at Cloud Solution Provider PCM Inc.

Krebs on Security

based cloud solution provider, allowed hackers to access email and file sharing systems for some of the company’s clients, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Data Breaches Cloud Hopper gift card fraud Insight Enterprises microsoft Office365 PCM Inc. A digital intrusion at PCM Inc. ,

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Cloud IAM: Integration Issues

Data Breach Today

A major misconception about cloud IAM is that it's easy to implement, says Mark Perry, CTO for APAC at Ping Identity. Implementation poses challenges, and cloud IAM must be carefully integrated with other systems, he says

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Contact Center Cloud Migration Done Right

Speaker: Sheila McGee-Smith, Founder and Principal Analyst, McGee-Smith Analytics

Deception Technology in the Cloud Era

Data Breach Today

Don Gray of PacketViper Describes Evolution of the Technology Deception technology is evolving to help address cloud-based cyberthreats, says Don Gray of PacketViper, who describes the latest changes

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Unpacking the Google Cloud announcement

OpenText Information Management

At Enterprise World 2019 in Toronto, our CEO and CTO Mark Barrenechea announced OpenText’s expanded strategic partnership with Google Cloud. The announcement marks a major inflection point in the evolution of our cloud business at OpenText™ and solidifies our relationship with Google.

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Microsoft to Require Multi-Factor Authentication for Cloud Solution Providers

Krebs on Security

says it will soon force all Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs) that help companies manage their Office365 accounts to use multi-factor authentication. Security Tools cloud solution provider Microsoft Office 365 multi-factor authentication PCM breach

Seeing patterns in the clouds

OpenText Information Management

Recently I had an opportunity to sit down with one of our customers – a large multi-national bank – to talk about their cloud journey in Enterprise Information Management. Cloud cloud Managed Service OpenText Cloud private cloud

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Cloud Security: Mess It Up and It's on You

Data Breach Today

Jay Heiser of Gartner Says the Cloud Demands New Security Processes, Tools The transition to cloud-based software and infrastructure has revolutionized development and services. Jay Heiser of Gartner says if organizations don't get cloud security right, it's their own fault.

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Cloud Security: How the Dialogue Has Shifted

Data Breach Today

Palo Alto Network's Matt Chiodi on the Evolution of Public Cloud Security In just five years' time, the public cloud security conversation has changed dramatically, says Matt Chiodi of Palo Alto Networks.

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The OpenText Enterprise Cloud and OT2

OpenText Information Management

By spanning off-cloud, business networks, private and public clouds, the OpenText Enterprise Cloud delivers information advantage through the ability to access business-critical information in the most convenient, secure and agile ways possible. It is a hybrid world.

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Why Healthcare is Moving to Cloud: Connect Data Silos

Perficient Data & Analytics

The following is the third blog in a series about why healthcare organizations are moving to the cloud. In this series so far, we have looked at how the cloud brings robust data security and the cost savings and efficiencies that the cloud delivers for healthcare organizations.

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Why Healthcare is Moving to Cloud: Data Security

Perficient Data & Analytics

The following is the first blog in a series about why healthcare organizations are moving to cloud. Gone are the days of healthcare organizations wondering if they need to utilize the cloud. Cloud adoption is prevailing in healthcare for a multitude of reasons.

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Put Those Cloud Security Objections to Rest

Data Breach Today

In the wake of digital transformation, there remain some organizations that - for security reasons - resist the temptation to move to the cloud. Zscaler's Bil Harmer addresses these, as well as the critical questions security leaders should ask of cloud service providers

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QuickBooks Cloud Hosting Firm iNSYNQ Hit in Ransomware Attack

Krebs on Security

Cloud hosting provider iNSYNQ says it is trying to recover from a ransomware attack that shut down its network and has left customers unable to access their accounting data for the past three days. based iNSYNQ specializes in providing cloud-based QuickBooks accounting software and services.

How to avoid wasting money on under-used cloud resources

DXC Technology

billion on the public cloud. But, at the same time, according to the cloud resource management company ParkMyCloud, we’ll waste up to $14.1 billion in cloud spending. Cloud Uncategorized cloud strategyAccording to the research giant Gartner, we’ll spend $206.2 That sounds about right. By a ballpark estimate, that means you’re probably wasting 6.8 percent of your IT budget […].

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EDW in the Cloud TCO

Perficient Data & Analytics

Usually, the OpEx was slightly higher for the cloud TCO versus the on-prem TCO required substantial capital investment. Part of our assessment was to compare TCO between the different deployment options, on-prem and cloud.

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Do You Know What Cloud Assets You Actually Have?

Data Breach Today

Sam Curcuruto of Expanse on the Role of Cloud Governance in Maintaining Control Many organizations struggle to understand what cloud assets they actually have. Sam Curcuruto of Expanse explains the role cloud governance plays in gaining better clarity and control

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Going ‘cloud first’? Start with an easy win: Cloud fax

OpenText Information Management

Have you adopted a ‘cloud first’ strategy where you look to the cloud before an on-premises alternative? There are many benefits to transitioning your applications to a cloud service provider. There are even more when … The post Going ‘cloud first’?

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Cloud Security: Beyond CASB

Data Breach Today

Oracle's Amit Zavery on Taking a Comprehensive Approach Cloud access security brokers are not a panacea for all cloud security problems, says Oracle's Amit Zavery, who advocates an end-to-end approach

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CoreDNS: The DNS for cloud-native computing

DXC Technology

Cloud Networks cloud cloud computing cloud-native containers CoreDNS DNS Kubernetes microservicesI have a t-shirt which reads, from top to bottom: “It’s not DNS. There’s no way it’s DNS. It was DNS!” ” As every sysadmin knows, all too many network problems boil down to a Domain Name System (DNS) blunder. That’s already annoying, but when you have to deal with a DNS headache with fast-moving containers […].

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The Calico cloud

DXC Technology

You know what’s one of the real pains of cloud and container based computing? Workloads on a cloud come and go faster than you can read this story. Cloud Networks Calico networking SDNNetworking. Connecting those workloads, especially when they become even more ephemeral containers, is not easy. That’s where the open-source Software Defined Network (SDN) Calico comes in. SDN […].

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Embrace Full-Scale Cloud Adoption with a Comprehensive Cloud Data Management Strategy

Data Breach Today

Like many risk-averse organizations, state and local governments are missing out on the benefits of full-scale cloud adoption because they are paralyzed by the complexities associated with trusting their data to a third party. It's no surprise that government agencies have concerns about storing citizen data in the cloud, considering a total of 4.5

Financial services are embracing multi-cloud

DXC Technology

Multi-clouds — environments made up of multiple public and private clouds typically used for different purposes — may well be the cloud of choice for banks. That’s according to an independent report by 451 Research, ‘Multi-Cloud Fundamental to Financial Services Transformation.’ Banking & Capital Markets Cloud Insurance financial services hybrid cloud

How responsible are cloud platforms for data security?

Information Management Resources

A trustworthy cloud developer should take precautions and improve cloud security the best it can—but how responsible should the developer be for ensuring the integrity of their system? Cyber security Data security Cloud computing

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Put Those Cloud Security Objections to Rest

Data Breach Today

In the wake of digital transformation, there remain some organizations that - for security reasons - resist the temptation to move to the cloud. Zscaler's Bil Harmer addresses these, as well as the critical questions security leaders should ask of cloud service providers What are their objections?

Is Your Data Safe in the Cloud?

Thales eSecurity

As organizations move more of their sensitive data to cloud platforms for the efficiency, flexibility and scalability that it promises, security and control continue to be a significant obstacle to this adoption. The post Is Your Data Safe in the Cloud?

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What You Need to Know About Storing Financial Data in the Cloud


In light of recent malware attacks that affected financial services customers’ data stored in the cloud, organizations should take a hard look at how they’re securing their financial information. Work with a Seasoned Cloud Security Expert.

Five Common Cloud Configuration Mistakes

Dark Reading

It's a joint responsibility to keep data safe in the cloud. Here's what cloud customers must do to keep their end of the bargain

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Cloud Atlas Uses Polymorphic Techniques to Avoid Detection

Data Breach Today

APT Group Adds New Infection Chain to Its Usual Malware and Tactics The group behind the Cloud Atlas cyber espionage campaigns, which were first detected five years ago, is now deploying polymorphic techniques designed to avoid monitoring and detection, according to researchers at Kaspersky Lab

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The Role of the Cloud in Updating Security

Data Breach Today

RiskIQ's Aaron Mog on the Need for a Security Rebirth The velocity of change at large corporations has made traditional IT security methods inadequate, but cloud-based solutions can play an important role, says Aaron Mog of RiskIQ

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Ignore the hysteria, Cloud Foundry is just fine

DXC Technology

Recently, Rishidot analyst Krishnan Subramanian proclaimed the Cloud Foundry, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud, had met its demise as a standalone platform. That’s news to me, and I cover Cloud Foundry like paint. What got Subramanian so frazzled was Cloud Foundry started offering Docker in place of its own container runtime, Garden. Applications Cloud DevOps Platform Uncategorized Cloud Foundry containers Docker Kubernetes PaaS

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Why intelligent cloud ERP delivers increased value

DXC Technology

The arrival of intelligent cloud ERP provides the core technology that allows organisations to build the agile foundation required for entering new markets and becoming the disruptors of their industry. Intelligent cloud ERP […]. Cloud Platform cloud based ERPAgility is the name of the game for businesses who want the ability to respond to threats and opportunities in their marketplace.

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The OpenText Enterprise Cloud

OpenText Information Management

It’s agile, it’s affordable, it’s the cloud—and for the Intelligent and Connected Enterprise, it is a business imperative. The cloud will keep your overhead lean and your storage requirements leaner.

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Avoid these five all-too-common cloud migration mistakes

DXC Technology

I’m on the cloud. You’re on the cloud. We’re all on the cloud. But, as we move more and more of our IT — lock, stock, and two smoking servers — to the cloud, you should make sure you know what you’re getting into. Yes, the cloud can be a real help, but there are […]. Cloud Uncategorized

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Cloud Trends in 2019: Businesses Embrace Cloud

Perficient Data & Analytics

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s Strategic Advisors Consulting Managing Principal, Michael Porter, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. Cloud usage today has gone from a step pursued by bleeding edge innovators to a normal part of everyday business. Indeed, many companies now follow a “cloud first” policy. In 2015, 47% of enterprises were moving to the cloud, according to IDG.

Are you really going to save money by moving to the cloud?

DXC Technology

The number one reason most people move to the cloud is to save money. But, if you’re not careful all you’ll end up doing is replacing your CAPEX expenses with cloud service Operating Expense (OPEX). Business Processes Cloud Leadership and Success cloud cloud computing cost savingBut, will you really? Sure you’re guaranteed to reduce your Capital Expenditure (CAPEX).

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4 ways to ease application migration to the cloud

DXC Technology

Many system integrators and cloud hosting providers claim to have their own unique process for cloud migration. Applications Cloud application migration cloud migration

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The Evolution of IAM in the Cloud

Data Breach Today

More organizations are deploying single sign-on mechanisms when they move to software-as-a-service applications to help enhance authentication and control access, says Moshe Ferber, chairman of the Israeli chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance