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July, 2012

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July 26, 2012  6:46 PM

FFIEC cloud computing risks document: Where’s the beef?

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

It seems the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council could have done a little better with its cloud computing advisory. Earlier this month, the FFIEC issued a statement on...

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July 18, 2012  9:04 PM

Federal cloud computing strategy faces challenges, GAO finds

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

A recent audit into U.S. federal agencies' adoption of cloud computing services highlighted challenges that likely would resonate with private enterprises looking to move applications to the cloud. The report by the U.S. Government...

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July 13, 2012  10:56 PM

Yahoo fixes flaw that led to password breach

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

Well it could have been worse. Yahoo on Friday said it has fixed the vulnerability that allowed hackers to expose approximately 450,000 email addresses and passwords belonging to the Yahoo Contributor Network. That's a huge number but still small potatoes compared to the half billion visitors Yahoo...


July 11, 2012  5:04 PM

AWS outage doesn’t discourage Netflix from banking on the cloud

Marcia Savage Marcia Savage Profile: Marcia Savage

Last month's Amazon Web Services cloud outage sparked a lot of online discussion and debate over the viability of cloud services. According to published reports, an online dating company ditched AWS after massive storms caused power outages and knocked...

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July 9, 2012  1:20 PM

DNSChanger malware problems unlikely

Robert Westervelt Robert Westervelt Profile: Robert Westervelt

DNSChanger infections have declined precipitously, but remaining systems could have Internet access turned off today. It appears the Internet will not be thrown into turmoil as a result of the FBI shutting down the servers feeding systems containing DNSChanger malware. The...


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