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Stories by Thor Olavsrud

Security in the cloud: All about visibility and control

It's an oft-repeated mantra: Organisations engaged in or investigating cloud computing in any of its many flavors are concerned about security. In fact, concerns about security, data privacy and data residency are often cited as inhibitors to cloud adoption. But are the concerns justified? Some security experts say visibility and control are the missing elements.

Written by Thor Olavsrud18 Feb. 12 22:00

8 tips to defend against online financial fraud threats

Criminals in 2012 are increasingly targeting the accounts of business owners and executives as a way to facilitate financial fraud and CIOs can help protect their organizations against these attacks.

Written by Thor Olavsrud15 Feb. 12 22:00

Forget about public or private cloud, think hyper-hybrid

Cloud computing has gone from being a promising technology to a reality that brings a unique set of challenges along with benefits. To fully leverage the disruptive potential of cloud without getting trapped in a web of integration complexity, CIOs and their IT organisations need to focus on what it means to rethink their business as a collection of services.

Written by Thor Olavsrud11 Feb. 12 22:00