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Alison Diana
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Top 10 Security Stories Of 2010

As smartphones and tablets complement and battle with notebooks and PCs as routes to the connected world, as corporate users and consumers turn to both traditional Web sites and newer social networking sites to communicate, share ideas, trade business concepts, and shop, corporate IT professionals and the government organizations overseeing the nation's cybersecurity are all-too aware they must do more. And they must do it fast. Recognizing this, the federal government hopes to create a new wave
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Data security increasingly will be baked into the cloud as businesses purchase more and more solutions as a service. This could mean new business plans for some of today's leading security developers, according to Gartner. Cloud security is predicted to become a $1.5 billion market by 2015, said Forrester analyst Jonathan Penn. In fact, although a 2009 study found half of respondents planned to avoid the cloud because of security concerns, within five years security will be one of the drivers of this technology, Forrester said.


Cloud Consortium Releases Security Compliance Tools

Businesses Hazy On Security Of Cloud Applications

Amazon Says Cloud Beats Data Center Security

Security Questions To Ask Your Cloud Provider

Feds Roll Out Cloud Security Guidelines

Slideshow: Cloud Security Pros And Cons

Credit Card Transactions Likely In Future Public Clouds

Amazon's EC2 Gains Key ISO Security Certification

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