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  • Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

    Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

  • Why developers are turning to API services

    As application development increasingly hooks into outside services, tools to manage all those APIs are sprouting up

  • Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

    Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

  • Top 10 enterprise applications for public clouds

    Once you address security and privacy concerns, there are a number of applications, regardless of your business, which you can comfortably and safely move to the public cloud.

  • OpenStack may be gaining support from IBM but Iaas is still making slow headway

    When it comes to Infrastructure as a Service - renting on-demand compute, storage and network resources that live in a multi-tenant virtualised public cloud - midsized businesses are jumping in with both feet. But large enterprises with their own well-established data centres are still dipping their toes in the water.

  • Gartner shares nine IT infrastructure cost saving tips

    Trying to make savings in a lean data centre environment might seem like a hard task but there are a number of steps IT managers can take to reduce spend further, says analyst firm Gartner.

  • Six new and rising hacker threats

    Hackers never sleep, it seems. Just when you think you've battened down the hatches and fully protected yourself or your business from electronic security risks, along comes a new exploit to keep you up at night. It might be an SMS text message with a malevolent payload or a stalker who dogs your every step online. Or maybe it's an emerging technology like in-car Wi-Fi that suddenly creates a whole new attack vector.

  • Why IT departments need to learn to give up control

    "Improvisation is too good to leave to chance," said Paul Simon. It's a lesson that IT needs to learn and, more important, act on.

  • Five key pieces of advice for private cloud success

    Companies building private clouds mainly to keep developers from going to public clouds are too focused on the physical aspects of cloud and missing the point about the operational requirements, says Forrester Research's James Staten. Here, he shares five pieces of advice for private cloud success.

  • Best free WiFi security tools

    WiFi security has come a long way from the days when consumers used wireless routers with inadequate or no encryption, and overlooked the need to change default passwords for gateway access.

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