“Enterprises generally know about [security] best practices,” said Andrew Valentine, managing principal for IRN Forensics at Verizon. “The issue is that enterprises think that they’ve got the best practices in place but they don’t."
by: Khoo Boo Leong 30-Jul-2012
Complementing the work of the Hong Kong cloud expert group formed in April, the newly set up Hong Kong/Guangdong Expert Committee on Cloud Computing Services and Standards is tasked to shoot five big targets in two years.
by: Carol Ko 24-Jul-2012
More than US$8 trillion dollars, the US Department of Commerce estimates, are exchanged over wired and wireless networks each year and it is growing. By end of 2016, Gartner says, most Global 1000 companies will have customer-sensitive data stored in public clouds.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 18-Jul-2012
The 18-member cloud expert committee formed between the two governments will be tasked to facilitate cross-border co-operation in promoting cloud adoption and development, to formulate the cloud standards and practices, and to nurture cloud talents.
by: Carol Ko 17-Jul-2012
The absence of specific regulatory guidance is one reason why banking and financial institutions are slower cloud adopters. There is also a lack of auditing standards that provide direction and guidance for proper cloud implementation with appropriate security and privacy measures.
by: Carol Ko 08-May-2012