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  • GCHQ legally intercepts Google, Facebook users' communications


    A successful legal challenge has forced the UK’s top counter-terrorism official to reveal the (until now) secret government policy that allows the GCHQ to intercept British residents' emails, text messages, and communications sent via Facebook and other social networking sites and webmail services, as well as web searches made via Google - all without needing a warrant.

  • Privacy, security most likely to drive consumer action


    According to a new study by Edelman, among major technology policy issues, security and privacy of personal data was overwhelmingly the largest concern for consumers, ranking ahead of the cost/quality of home internet service and technology innovations that improve everyday life.

  • Microsoft says user content won't be used for targeted advertising


    Microsoft has announced several changes to its Microsoft Services Agreement (MSA), and the most important one is that they have now put in writing that they are not using "people’s documents, photos or other personal files or what they say in email, chat, video calls or voice mail to target advertising to them." The MSA covers the following services: Bing, MSN, (formerly Hotmail), OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive), Microsoft account, Family Safety, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Windows Live Mail, Windows Live Writer,, Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium, Microsoft Office 365 University, and other Microsoft Office–branded services that link to the agreement through a supplemental agreement.

  • The privacy attitudes of 15,000 consumers from 15 countries


    Spanning 15 countries and 15,000 consumers, the the EMC Privacy Index reveals consumers hold viewpoints on privacy that vary widely by geography and the type of activity engaged in while online.

  • Top 10 most trustworthy online retailers


    The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) announced today the results of its 2014 Online Trust Audit.


The role of the cloud in the modern security architecture

Posted on 31 July 2014.  |  Stephen Pao, General Manager, Security Business at Barracuda Networks, offers advice to CISOs concerned about moving the secure storage of their documents into the cloud and discusses how the cloud shaping the modern security architecture.

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