When focusing on cybersecurity, physical security is often overlooked. It’s important to keep it in mind, after all you do not want a disgruntled employee to impact your efforts, by walking out with equipment or data from the company.
Owncloud was founded by Frank Karlitschek in 2010, the vision behind the product was to give users complete control over the cloud. After a successful launch in 2012, ownCloud Inc. was created in the US, raising more than $10 million in venture capital. However, in April 2016, everything fell apart .
Back in 2014 Google announced that HTTPS is go be used by every website. Behind this decision was their desire to create a more secure internet environment for everyone. Around the same time Mozilla began to phase out outdated SSL certificates. Both companies announced that new rules were going to be implemented in 2017.
Ransomware distribution has seen an exponential growth during 2016. A study from IBM Security found that Ransomware was in almost 40 percent of spam messages in 2016. In total, there was an increase of 500% in malware spread. There are various methods used to distribute malware, but ransomware is mostly, distributed through email links and attachments.
During the last couple of weeks, we have talked about Public and Private Cloud. Today, we share some thoughts on a model that is becoming more popular. Hybrid Cloud, is a cloud service that uses both private and public clouds, to perform different tasks, in the same organization.
Last week we talked about one of the most popular cloud models. Public cloud solidified the cloud as a viable storage solution. However, with it, several issues became more evident. Security and privacy concerns, were, and still are at the forefront of Cloud Computing. The term ‘Public’ began to have a negative connotation, forcing many companies to seek different solutions.