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Edwin: My Fave 5 of 2014
43-year-old giant re-invents itself; AWS to be more enterprise-centric Cloud, SDN, security and privacy to dominate enterprise world
Post-Snowden revelations, action still a long way away
More than a year after the Snowden revelations, how have policy-makers, regulators, businesses, and users responded? Gabey Goh reports from the IGF in Istanbul.
Year 1 AS: I hope we get more Snowdens
Security expert Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure talks about the events of Year 1 After Snowden, and their impact on people and business.
The cloud is an inevitable force: Amazon Web Services
In an exclusive interview, Amazon Web Services CTO Werner Vogels tells Edwin Yapp that cloud computing is an undeniable and unstoppable force driven by the competitive needs of businesses, and while there are still some impediments that stand in the way of full adoption, its acceptance is uninevitable.
Cloud adoption shaken by Snowden revelations: Survey
The revelations of large-scale cyber-surveillance last year by the United States and other governments have prompted enterprises around the world to rethink their cloud computing strategies, a new study has found. Edwin Yapp reports.
The world needs to unite on privacy and trust: EU official
The future of the Internet demands a new proactive attitude in how governments, the industry and academia collectively manage issues such as privacy, security and trust, says a top European Union official. Edwin Yapp reports from CeBIT in Hannover, Germany.
US spying, and casting the first stone
The Malaysian Government said it will investigate allegations that the US Embassy in KL is actually a spy station, finally acting after a string of revelations from whistleblower Edward Snowden, but its reticence may have come from the fact that its record on privacy is hardly spotless, writes A. Asohan.
HITBSecConf: Security is all about mind-games – the good kind
According to Akamai chief security officer (CSO) Andy Ellis, perspective and understanding the motivations of other departments and colleagues is key for any CIO or CSO aiming to gain traction in fulfilling internal security objectives.
Policy framework a must for security today: IDC
The first step for any organisation seeking to better address security concerns is to establish a policy framework, which will underpin the work their IT departments embark on, says IDC’s Mayur Sahni.
It’s our Internet; up to us to protect it
We created the Web, so it's up to us as a society to look after it and to help make sure our governments or big companies not do things to it, says Wendy Hall, professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton.
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