Every Friday here on In The Personal Cloud we’ll be presenting a roundup of links highlighting popular and rising news stories from the world of the cloud and online security. Everything from news regarding hacking and how to be secure to advancements in the field of cloud computing. Stay tuned to In The Personal Cloud each Friday to remain up to date on everything you need to know.
Intel unveils personal cloud platform for SMBs, consumers – Intel officially enters the personal cloud competition. This new Atom-based platform is targeted towards small businesses, consumers, and their specific needs. Intel specifically plans to make sure data loss is kept at a minimum to allow industries who depend on data integrity to transfer to the cloud (such as companies under HIPAA laws).
Cloud Computing Myths Explained: Part 1 – You might have heard that over half of all Americans believe bad weather effects cloud computing. CloudTweaks helps clear up this myth and others in their two part series, “Cloud Computing Myths Explained”. Part one looks at issues such as cost, security, and performance.
Cloud Computing Myths Explained: Part 2 – Still believe that by 2015 everyone will go to work in the cloud space? CloudTweaks continues their series of dispelling common misconceptions about cloud computing. Part 2 goes over issues concerning ownership, cloud migration, and the sustainability of cloud computing.
Congress looks to tighten e-mail privacy law – It is possible a bill in Congress will soon be passed requiring law enforcement to obtain a warrant before accessing any cloud computing files. This includes emails, private cloud servers, and social media accounts.
GoDaddy To Close Cloud Computing Service – Everyone may have jumped on the cloud computing bandwagon but not everyone is seeing success. GoDaddy announced it would be closing its cloud computing service. GoDaddy’s CIO explained that although they will continue to develop possibilities of integrating cloud computing into existing hosting services they would not offer it as a stand alone service.
Cloud Computing Security – 10 Tips For Keeping Your Cloud Data Safe – While many common security issues have been solved with cloud we sometimes forget new ones are being created. Luckily CloudTweaks gives us 10 ways to keep our cloud data from hackers.