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24
Apr

Cloud Storage Security: Who Holds the Keys?

Box CEO Aaron Levie, announced plans to allow businesses to control cloud encryption keys. Nasuni customers have been managing their keys since 2010. Earlier this...
02
Apr

Cut the Fat Out of Your IT Budget With This One Neat Trick

Take a look at your IT budget. Take the cap off your red pen. Run a line straight through all backup costs. Doesn’t that look...
18
Dec

IT Policies: A Band-Aid that Won’t Stick

Shadow IT is quickly becoming a frequently used term, as well as an area of concern for many IT executives. [If you are not familiar...
11
Dec

Think Your Company Data Isn’t in Dropbox? Think Again.

We talk to companies all the time that have concerns about users putting company information in Dropbox.  But, no one we talk to really knows...
24
Apr

Who’s Responsible for Protecting Data Stored in the Cloud?

With cloud comes the notion of liberation. Cloud is the natural evolution of the data center. It’s easy to deploy, infinitely scalable, and highly redundant....
17
Apr

In Apple’s iCloud, One Key to Rule Them All

Earlier this month it became widely publicized that Apple maintains complete control over the master encryption key to their marquee cloud offering, iCloud. Now, to...
03
Apr

How Does Nasuni Compare to Box or Sharepoint?

I’ve heard the question countless times. It’s asked by customers, investors, and partners. I always have an answer (as I do for almost any question)...
23
Nov

Solving Pain of Global Data Access: How Secure Multi-Site Access Works

When Andres and I founded Nasuni we set off with a simple mission: solve a big problem for IT, completely. That was the mission. Being...
22
Nov

Server Side Encryption

Amazon recently introduced a new capability for its S3 cloud storage offering called “Amazon S3 Server Side Encryption for Data at Rest.” While this is...
02
Aug

Consumer Cloud Demand Pushing Enterprise IT

There’s no ignoring the buzz associated with the cloud.  It’s everywhere – from newspapers and journals to blogs and advertisements.  Yet for all this excitement,...
13
Jul

The 4 Key Elements of Enterprise Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage is Not for the Enterprise?Recently I stumbled upon an article denouncing the use of cloud storage within the enterprise. The author, a security...
29
Apr

Encryption Keys, User Data and Subpoenas

In the past week, we’ve seen Dropbox, a company that as another company we respect quite a bit and personally I use quite a bit,...
13
Dec

From Thumb Drives to Cloud: Does Your Business Use Reliable and Secure Data Protection?

Reliable and secure data protection has long been a challenge for small or medium-sized businesses without the luxury of a large IT staff or the...
05
Nov

How Government Mandated Backdoors Could Threaten Cloud Security

The last thing we want to do is turn this blog into a forum for political debate, but news recently emerged that the FBI has...
28
Jul

Cloud Storage Security Challenge: Disaster Recovery

A week ago, our first cloud storage challenge officially came to a close and we were happy, but far from surprised, to announce that nobody...
26
Jul

Cloud Storage Security Challenge: Technical Unveiling

Last Wednesday, our first cloud storage challenge officially ended with an unsurprising result: nobody won the challenge. In this post we’ll provide proof that the...
21
Jul

Cloud Storage Security Challenge: The Free Software Foundation Wins

Today our first cloud storage challenge officially comes to an end. We’re thrilled – but not surprised – to say that no one cracked the...
20
Jul

Cloud Security Webinar Addresses the Real Security Risks of the Cloud

We hear a lot of concerns about security and the cloud. Security has been a major focus for us from the start, and the security...
16
Jul

Amazon S3’s Enhanced Cloud Storage Security is Nice But Not Good Enough

Amazon announced security improvements for accessing S3 buckets last week, giving customers new ways to share between and restrict access to cloud storage pools. We’re...
12
Jul

The Thing About SaaS: Facebook Security Challenge

It is incumbent upon all cloud vendors to demonstrate that their services are secure. Customer data needs to be protected against malicious hacker attacks or...
28
Jun

Brilliant, Funny, Lame and Unmentionable: Data Security Challenge Update

Last week we announced the first in our series of Cloud Storage Challenges. We focused this first challenge on security and specifically data encryption because...
22
Jun

Cloud Storage Challenge: Security

Today we are announcing the first in a series of Cloud Storage Challenges. This first challenge centers on one of the main concerns people have with...
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