Cloud technology is one of the most reliable, inexpensive, scalable and effective data backup and recovery methods for today’s business and personal applications. It must be used wisely, however, to ensure that data is secure and not susceptible to security threats. IT WORLD says IBM banned Dropbox because of security breaches with Mitt Romney’s email account. The ban occurred because confidential data was thre
When Apple launched iCloud in October 2011, MobileMe users were offered 20GB of free storage space if they decide to move to the new service – iCloud. The initial expiry date for those who accepted the offer was June 30th but in May it was extended to the end of September this year. This week Apple started sending notification e-mails to all the former MobileMe users to remind them that their exclusive 20GB of
It seems that Dropbox seriously decided to change the image it has in public. After all the security breaches that have been quite regular in the history of this service, Dropbox was largely seen as insecure. Now they dedicated to improving their service and the way people see it. As cloud storage apps grow more widely used Dropbox introduces more updates. Recently, after some of the user accounts were compromised Dr
After Apple denied giving UDIDs to FBI and FBI ever having such data, the most recent evidence point out that the sensitive data actually came from Florida. In the exclusive interview for NBC News a small publishing firm from Florida admitted that the data came from them. Company CEO Paul DeHart said there are “98% correlation” between the data they had and the data Anonymous hacking group released last week. This ma
The rise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) system in companies all over the world set some new standards in corporate environments. Employees increasingly manage their business documents from tablets and smartphones and the fact that a lot of business information now circulates through mobile devices resulted in an increasing necessity for a new level of data protection and control. Mobile devices enable a constant acc
Since the buzz around cloud computing has been created few years ago, the cloud market was being rapidly populated. Now there are dozens or even hundreds of providers that offer cloud storage services. The reason is clearly a growing readiness of users to adopt the cloud. In the beginning people were weighting advantages of the cloud against its disadvantages and hesitated to move their files to cloud storage.
Privacy issues put the web giant Google in the center of media attention again. Now they face a $22,5m fine because of privacy breaches that were first discovered back in February. Reportedly, Google has been secretly tracking where millions of Apple’s Safari users went on web through circumvention of browser settings. The “cookies” settings were supposed to ensure safe web browsing but Google developed a code that a