How Do I Secure the Cloud?

Cloud security spending has been growing at an annual rate of 28% according to Forrester Research. By 2021, cloud security spending will be at $3.5 billion. Some of the biggest spenders are the financial and healthcare industries. The Forrester report states, “We expect most companies to look to commercial off the shelf solutions for their cloud security needs.” These off the shelf solutions are becoming more and more available as the cloud security market expands, but not all companies have made the move to secure the cloud. (Cloud security spending to hit $3.5bn by 2021, says Forrester  By James Bourne). …

Symantec 2016 Internet Security Threat Report

Software giant Symantec, best known for its Norton AntiVirus, released a survey of the state of cyber security in 17 countries. According to the report, consumers lost $150 billion (USD) to cybercrime in the past year. Of that, $28.9 billion (USD) was lost in the United States. The majority of respondents worried that they would be a victim of online crime and think using public Wi-Fi is riskier than using a public restroom. Most respondents believed that their credit card was more vulnerable to online attacks than physical theft from a wallet or purse. The respondent’s concerns are well founded. According …