Cloud Computing – News

Cloud Storage and the Providers

The traditional methods of storing data on hard drives and thumb/pen drives or any other storage device has a lot of advantages associated with it. But what if the storage device gets corrupted, lost/misplaced, stolen?  Oops! A cloud storage solution can be that replica to traditional storage devices.  It offers components that provide compliance & regulations and backup & recovery to ensure that your data is protected and accessible.  With this compliance and governance for cloud-based storage and archival systems being met it was bound to be adopted by the software industries as a variant of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service – distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts applications and makes them available to customers over the Internet). But we are always stressed ...

A Look into 5 Essential Best Practices while Using Azure Cloud

Security is among one of the focus areas of Azure’s service offerings. Azure gets its security advantages from a mix of global security intelligence, secure and hardened infrastructure and state of the art customer centric controls. This combination of features ensures that the user’s applications and data are well protected and aptly supports any compliance efforts. A critical aspect for organizations is that it is cost-effective security designed for businesses irrespective of size. Below, we go over 5 of the security-related best practices to follow when storing data on Azure. Improve Security using Azure Identity Management Single Sign-On (SSO) Single sign-on (SSO) is a property of access control of multiple related, yet independent, software systems. This allows the user to authentica...

How Machine Learning can Improve Cybersecurity

Our introduction to Machine Learning (click here) Blog Cybersecurity is the body of technology that is designed to protect devices, networks, data, and programs from unauthorized access or attack. The various IT innovations have caused more businesses to go digital. This has increased the number of security breach cases because cybercriminals are developing better ways to access unauthorized data. In a bid to stop these cyber-attackers, businesses are investing tons of money every year into hiring security professionals. These efforts from businesses cost about $86.4 billion in 2017 alone. Every day, new malware is being developed, making it imperative for companies to update their security protocols & policies regularly, thereby adding to the cost of security. Of course, one cannot pu...

Why the Future of Machine Learning Depends on Cloud Computing

Our introduction to Machine Learning (click here) Blog Machine learning is growing in reputation every day, and it is steadily making its way into enterprise application areas like fraud detection, business intelligence, and customer support. Machine learning is related to computational learning and pattern recognition, and the number of public cloud service providers have now made the technology that was out of reach to most enterprises affordable & available today. Cloud computing is also a technology that has become an integral part of companies today due to its importance to the digital world. Nowadays, companies don’t have to work with bulky hardware, which has resulted in a considerable drop in the general cost of operation. According to statista, the cloud services market will i...

Why we should be worried about the Future of Cloud Security

Cloud security has grown in popularity over the years, and its influence will keep growing as more organizations start to realize the need for using the service. According to the IDC, by 2020, the spending on cloud computing is expected to increase at about six times the rate of IT spending. The promise of a cheap and safe way to store large data is the primary driver of this growth. Just like any other technological innovation, there is a growing skepticism surrounding the use of cloud security, and its future seems to have a few reasons for worry. The rise of Cloud Computing Technology has evolved today to a point where companies and businesses work with a large amount of data. Of course, these businesses would need to store their large data, and getting the necessary infrastructure is v...

Cyber Security – Cloud Computing

Introduction In the last couple of years, cloud computing has seen a rapid increase in the development due to the heavy adoption of information technologies and the launch of various applications and services. Indeed, information technology offers numerous benefits to users, businesses and organizations through reducing the cost of management and maintenance of Information technologies systems, increases overall efficiency, disaster recovery, flexibility, improved productivity and improved security. Companies and business are relying on cloud computers and software to store their data rather than storing it in their physical files and hard drives in order to gain a competitive edge. Now, the question arises what is actually cloud computing? Well in layman’s terms cloud computing refe...

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