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Shadow cloud services pose a growing risk to enterprises

By Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld | August 25th, 2014 Non-approved SaaS apps are growing rapidly, says PwC. A growing tendency by business units and workgroups to sign up for cloud services without any involvement from their IT organization creates serious risks for enterprises. The risks from shadow cloud services include issues with data security, transaction integrity, …

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About 4.5M face risk of ID theft after hack of hospital network

By Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld | August 18th, 2014 Community Health Systems says Chinese hackers accessed names, social security numbers and other data of people it treated or referred. About 4.5 million people in 28 states face the risk of identity theft due to a massive data breach at Community Health Systems (CHS) a Franklin, Tenn., …

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Google denies report of Gmail security risk on Apple iOS

By Antone Gonsalves, CSO | July 11th, 2014 Google has denied a security vendor report that users of Gmail on Apple iOS could have data intercepted because of a missing security component in the popular app. Lacoon Mobile Security, which is based in the U.S. and Israel, reported that Gmail lacks certificate “pinning,” a process …

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