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Content tagged with Cloud posted in July 2011
Future Clouds: Centralized Or Decentralized?
Commentary  |  7/25/2011  | 
The trend might be moving toward putting more eggs in fewer, more secure baskets
How to Choose A Cloud Storage Provider: Security
Commentary  |  7/21/2011  | 
In the first of a three-part series, we outline security considerations in selecting a place to store your data in the cloud.
Ctera Links Cloud Storage With Data Protection
News  |  7/20/2011  | 
Appliance gives SMBs a cost-effective way to store data locally for speed, then replicate it in the cloud for disaster recovery.
DARPA Seeks To Learn From Social For Warfare
News  |  7/19/2011  | 
Agency aims to explore how the use of social media--particularly on mobile devices--can be used to help wage military campaigns.
P2P Networks Expose Healthcare Data To Identity Theft
News  |  7/13/2011  | 
File-sharing software can open healthcare organization networks to criminal activity.
Have You Heard Of The Patriot Act?
News  |  7/12/2011  | 
Let's get this straight: Every cloud provider is obliged to follow the law and respond to court orders -- even Microsoft
UCLA Health System Pays $865,000 Over Privacy Charges
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
Employees allegedly looked at personal health records of celebrities such as Tom Cruise and Farrah Fawcett.
WellPoint Fined $100,000 For Data Breach
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
Insurer admits being late to notify Indiana officials that records of 32,000 applicants were vulnerable for months.
Symantec, Allscripts Offer Security Risk Assessment Tool
News  |  7/6/2011  | 
The Web app automates the review of administrative, technical, and physical safeguards as defined by HIPAA and HITECH.
Consumers In The Cloud: Businesses Beware
News  |  7/6/2011  | 
Companies should take a hard look at what cloud services their employees are using following last week's authentication bug at Dropbox.


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Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  2/26/2021
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