There’s big money in cloud security — but exactly how much remains up for debate.
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A new study by by cloud optimization company Newvem checked 61,545 Amazon Web Services instances which total a yearly spend of over $157 million. The good news is that cloud users are getting much more savvy about security, utilization, and optimization.
But there’s still room to improve — a lot of room.
PerspecSys, the Toronto-based cloud data protection company, has closed $12 million in its second round of funding. The company plans to use the capital injection to further develop global sales and marketing efforts and continue product development.
Symantec announced yesterday that it will be restructuring the company and laying off some of its staff as a result. That number could be as high as 1,000 employees, though Symantec CEO Steve Bennett says the focus is not on the number, but on the efficiency.
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If someone is trying to break into your enterprise, it’s likely because they want your data. Companies are calling for cloud encryption, and Andreessen-Horowitz is joining the chorus by investing $30 million into cloud encryption company CipherCloud.
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Editor’s Pick If you’re not using multi-factor authentication as a company or as a consumer, you really need to start. So say the cloud security geniuses at CloudBeat 2012.
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OwnCloud pulled in $2.5 million in venture funding. The startup that positions itself as the open-source alternative to Box is the newest contender in the cloud storage wars.
Once upon a time, you knew who to fire when a hack took down your servers: The “little weenies” running around in the basement of your company, as AlienVault’s Russell Spitler put it. But that’s all changing.
IT departments are hoarding thousands of abandoned and little-used applications, often referred to as “Zombie applications.”
Personal.com, one of a growing class of Dropbox competitors, has taken personally that age-old wisdom: “If you can’t beat em, join em.”
The saying “Trying to catch a cloud and pin it down” is how many people feel about cloud security. But Zscaler believes it can actually do the job, and so does its first investor, Lightspeed Ventures, which just pumped $38 million into the company.
Just weeks after another security breach, cloud storage company Dropbox has added a two-step verification process to help make user accounts more secure.
SpiderOak Blue Private Cloud allows companies to store sensitive data within its own infrastructure, rather than a third party site.
Dropbox, the fast-growing private company that lets you share documents easily online, continues to experience significant security breaches in its service, announcing this time that some user usernames and passwords were stolen “from other websites,” and their accounts accessed.
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Vaultive, which encrypts data before its gets stored in the cloud, just announced a second round of funding for $10 million.
Web security company Check Point Software Technologies has partnered with Amazon Web Services to add further levels of security to Amazon’s deep public cloud, the company announced today.
Cloud storage company Box announced three new security features and a partnership with Intel today, in hopes of bringing cloud security to a place where CIOs are no longer afraid of it.
Leading software-based networking provider Vyatta has raised $12 million in a new round of funding, with a goal of continuing to improve security for physical and cloud infrastructures.
Cloud security startup Okta has added integrated single sign-on and multifactor authentication to its cloud security offering, a move that will improve security and stability for organizations using cloud-based software.
Cloud access manager Okta announced a $16.5 million second round of funding.
Ping Identity, a cloud-security company, said Tuesday it secured a second round of funding of $21 million. The funding will be used for product development and increased sales efforts.
In any conversation about how applications and data are moving online, security is one of the first concerns to come up. That’s definitely something Google has had to address as its tries to sell Google Apps, its bundle of work tools like Gmail and Google Docs, to businesses and other organizations. Today, it’s taking big step to reduce the risk.