Tag Archives: IT Security
US Government tells Companies to Stay Away from Huawei and ZTE

The US House Intelligence Committee announced yesterday that American companies should stay away doing business with Chinese telecommunications hardware companies, in particular Huawei and ZTE (the second and fifth largest manufarturers of telecom hardware in the world). The U.S. House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee engaged in a lengthy 11-month investigation of the two companies. It’s now warning they may beRead More

Information Warfare at Data Center World 2012

Data centers are at the front line of information warfare

Switching to the cloud? Advantages and disadvantages

With tougher economic times, companies are reducing IT budgets but are still finding the need to replace legacy systems. Because of this, claims a Gartner report released earlier this year, many CIOs have turned to cloud computing as a way to save on IT costs. Cloud computing, for all of its recent publicity, is not new. In the decades before PCs,Read More

Cloud computing security

Tom’s Hardware featured an article last week which sought some general answers to the question of how to maximize security in the cloud. As more and more companies migrate their IT resources towards cloud-computing vendors such as Amazon Web Services, the issue of securing one’s data on somebody else’s machines has been rightly generating much attention. The article delineated fourRead More