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Author: Bob Violino

Bob Violino is a technology and business freelance writer covering the latest trends in the market, including cloud services, mobile technology, social media, big data/analytics and the Internet of Things.

All about Virtualization and Cloud Security | Recent Articles:

Managing Risk in the Extended Enterprise

Dec 06 by Bob Violino

The whole concept of “enterprise” has changed dramatically in recent years. With ever-growing ecosystems of connected partners, suppliers, customers, and other third parties, companies have opened up new opportunities for business growth.

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Study Shows Many Organizations Need to Improve Their Efforts to Comply with Data Privacy Laws

Dec 05 by Bob Violino

Implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) is fast approaching, and based on a recent report the news is not great as far as organizations’ progress in complying with the new rules as well as other data privacy regulations.

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CFOs Getting More Involved in Cyber Security Strategies

Nov 11 by Bob Violino

CISOs, CSOs, and CIOs are not the only C-level executives with a deep concern about cyber security. New research shows that CFOs appear to be taking a more active role in ensuring that their organizations are protected against data breaches, hacks, malware, and other threats.

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Throwing More Money at Cyber Security Challenges Will Not Necessarily Address Them—Companies Need to Spend Wisely

Nov 06 by Bob Violino

Here’s a disturbing bit of information: a large number of IT security leaders and teams don’t know if cyber security tools are working as they should, despite organizations investing millions of dollars in such technology each year.

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Companies Place Cyber Security in the Spotlight

Oct 21 by Bob Violino

New research shows that cyber security is taking center stage at many organizations. A pessimistic way of looking at this would be to acknowledge that things have gotten so bad with breaches, malware, and other incidents that enterprises have no choice but to focus on security.

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Shades of GDPR: Are You Ready for California’s New Privacy Law?

Sep 19 by Bob Violino

The implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) is just around the corner, but there are indications that many organizations might not be ready for the new data protection requirements.

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Top Inherent Risks with Cloud Security

Sep 09 by Bob Violino

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), an organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, recently unveiled its “Top Threats to Cloud Computing: The Egregious Eleven,” a report that examines the risks inherent with cloud security.

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Moving to the Cloud? Be Ready to Embrace Complexity

Sep 03 by Bob Violino

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), an organization that works to raise awareness about best practices for secure cloud computing environments, has been especially busy of late—churning out findings related to cyber security and the cloud.

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Grappling with the Security Talent Shortage? Maybe Automation Can Help

Aug 09 by Bob Violino

It’s an issue that gnaws at many cyber security executives perhaps as much as the latest insidious threats: the ongoing security skills shortage. And recent research suggest that the prospects will not get better any time soon.

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New Cyber Security Alliance Aims to Fight Back

Aug 05 by Bob Violino

There’s clearly a sense of combativeness building on the part of cyber security leaders, teams, and organizations worldwide. Weary of seeing cyber criminals and other bad actors break into networks and systems seemingly at will to steal sensitive data, they are taking steps to bolster the overall effectiveness of security programs.

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Framework Aims to Enhance the Security of Software

Jul 30 by Bob Violino

Software is powering much of the world today, from the largest computing machines to the smallest devices that can fit on a computer chip. That means there is a greater opportunity than ever for security breaches. As any end user knows, even the highest quality software can come with vulnerabilities.

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How Data Centers Can Be Energy Efficient, High Performing and Secure

Mar 15 by Bob Violino

Organizations are continually striving to make their data centers more energy efficient, while at the same time ensuring high performance and strong security. This can be a challenge for CIOs and data center administrators—to say the least. But it’s an important goal in a business environment that calls for efficient IT operations, rapid response to end-user and customer demand for processing and the protection of critical information resources against intrusions.

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