IT News - Cloud

5 Google Cloud Tools You Should Know
SearchCloudComputing, October 11th, 2019
As one of the top cloud vendors, Google provides a wide range of tools and services for its customers. Review five newer Google Cloud offerings and understand the features each has to offer

Sara Grier writes in SearchCloudComputing, "As one of the top cloud providers, Google must keep up with the competitive nature of the cloud and release services to meet the needs of its customers. Similar to AWS and Azure, there are a range of Google Cloud tools for users to choose from to help ease some of the stress that comes with the public cloud.

Review five of Google's newer cloud services and tools and determine if they could be useful for your workloads..."

1 Top Cloud Security Threats
CSO Online, October 11th, 2019
More data and applications are moving to the cloud, which creates unique infosecurity challenges.

"Here are the "Egregious 11," the top security threats organizations face when using cloud services, " writes Bob Violino in CSO Online.

"Cloud computing continues to transform the way organizations use, store, and share data, applications, and workloads. It has also introduced a host of new security threats and challenges. With so much data going into the cloud - and into public cloud services in particular - these resources become natural targets for bad actors..."

48% Of All Corporate Data Stored In Cloud
Storage Newsletter, October 11th, 2019
A study from Thales Group, with research from the Ponemon Institute, LLC, has exposed an increasing disparity between the rapid growth of data stored in the cloud and an organization's approach to cloud security

"Although nearly half (48%) of corporate data is stored in the cloud, only a third (32%) of organizations admit they employ a security-first approach to storage in the cloud.

Surveying over 3,000 IT and IT security practitioners in Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, India Japan, the UK and the United States, the research found that only one in three (31%) organizations believe that protecting data in the cloud is their own responsibility..." - Storage Newsletter

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