Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Cloud Services Adoption: Rates, Reasons & Security Fears
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
kbannan100
50%
50%
kbannan100,
User Rank: Moderator
1/13/2015 | 1:09:18 PM
Re: Decision to use cloud is often bottom up, not top down
Was there any indication if the  EU is using things like DaaS or VDI? Would be interesting to see how it compares to what's going on here in the U.S. 

--KB 
Karen J. Bannan, commenting on behalf of IDG and VMware.
Charlie Babcock
50%
50%
Charlie Babcock,
User Rank: Ninja
1/12/2015 | 3:50:09 PM
Decision to use cloud is often bottom up, not top down
Sound advice from Dave Kearns: "The first step is for companies to take a strategic approach to cloud migration rather than a tactical response to business unit demands." And that's precisely why enterprise cloud usage is lagging in France, Austria and Germany at 11-12%. Amazon got off the ground, not when enterprises made a strategic decision to use it, but when developers decided it was a faster way to move forward and marketing decided not to wait for IT to buy more servers. Linux, remember, came in the back door, not the front.   
Marilyn Cohodas
50%
50%
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
1/12/2015 | 12:35:17 PM
Does breakdown include US-based cloud companies
Good article, Dave. Wondering if the data breaks down the adoption rates by company origin? Specifically I'm curious about whether U.S.-based cloud companies are losing ground in Europe because the data has been judged (thus far) to be still within reach of US search warrants. Also, do you see any change if Microsoft prevails in its suit go protect data stored in the European cloud...


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Enterprise Cybersecurity Plans in a Post-Pandemic World
Download the Enterprise Cybersecurity Plans in a Post-Pandemic World report to understand how security leaders are maintaining pace with pandemic-related challenges, and where there is room for improvement.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2021-41392
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-17
static/main-preload.js in Boost Note through 0.22.0 allows remote command execution. A remote attacker may send a crafted IPC message to the exposed vulnerable ipcRenderer IPC interface, which invokes the dangerous openExternal Electron API.
CVE-2020-21547
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-17
Libsixel 1.8.2 contains a heap-based buffer overflow in the dither_func_fs function in tosixel.c.
CVE-2020-21548
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-17
Libsixel 1.8.3 contains a heap-based buffer overflow in the sixel_encode_highcolor function in tosixel.c.
CVE-2021-39218
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-17
Wasmtime is an open source runtime for WebAssembly & WASI. In Wasmtime from version 0.26.0 and before version 0.30.0 is affected by a memory unsoundness vulnerability. There was an invalid free and out-of-bounds read and write bug when running Wasm that uses `externref`s in Wasmtime. To trigger ...
CVE-2021-41387
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-17
seatd-launch in seatd 0.6.x before 0.6.2 allows privilege escalation because it uses execlp and may be installed setuid root.