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June 14, 2013
When negotiating with cloud providers, enterprises must demand cloud contracts with specific security and control provisions, Gartner analysts say.
April 26, 2013
In response to growing SMB cloud security issues, the Cloud Security Alliance announced a new working group and membership level focused on SMBs.
December 19, 2012
A survey conducted by database security vendor GreenSQL found a high level of distrust in cloud services, despite the perception that transparency is increasing.
December 17, 2012
Adopting cloud-based services raises concerns and questions about data security, according to the Sophos 2013 Threat Report.
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