Shadow IT intensifies cloud security risks

Lack of visibility into an organization’s use of cloud providers can lead to unauthorized access to data, improper handling and storage of data and improper data removal. As a …

Four IT trends CIOs need to know about

CIOs looking for a benchmark to gauge IT success can depend on user experience metrics to provide the answer. In each of today’s “third platform” …

27% of cloud apps are high risk

As more and more organizations adopt cloud platforms, new shadow IT risk vectors are coming into play in the form of connected third-party apps, according to CloudLock …

Trust is the key to cloud adoption

Intel Security released a global report advocating the need for technology vendors to help businesses, governments and consumers understand the implications surrounding …

Exposing the shadow data threat

Blue Coat conducted an analysis using the Elastica CloudSOC platform provided insights into 63 million enterprise documents within leading cloud applications, including …

Who’s afraid of shadow IT?

One of the biggest disruptions in the IT world is the quantity and quality of SaaS tools. From email and storage, to phone systems and infrastructure, it has never been easier …

What drives employees to shadow IT?

While 94 percent of knowledge workers recognize the importance of collaboration and 83 percent use technology to collaborate, 59 percent are not satisfied with the tools they …

Shadow IT is prevalent in government agencies

Despite clear benefits of cloud services – greater collaboration, agility, and cost savings – federal agencies are slow to migrate to the cloud due to security concerns. As a …

Listen to your employees or deal with shadow IT

Data leakage, compliance breaches, business inefficiency and hidden costs are just some of the risks organizations are leaving themselves open to by not meeting the IT demands …

Cyber espionage moves out of the shadows

During the first half of 2013, AppRiver screened more than 15 billion messages, nearly 13 billion of which were spam and another 171 million that carried viruses. Once again, …