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Big Data as Superhero: Fighting Crime and Boosting Security - Forbes

Big Data as Superhero: Fighting Crime and Boosting Security - Forbes | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
Talk about the law of unintended consequences. The visionaries who created the foundations for modern operating systems were rebelling against closed, proprietary systems, so they purposely made them open and easy to access.
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The 10 Fastest Growing Cloud Applications for Q3 2014 - ProofHQ

The 10 Fastest Growing Cloud Applications for Q3 2014 - ProofHQ | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
ProofHQ has been named one of the fastest-growing cloud applications of Q3 2014 by cloud security software provider Skyhigh Networks. Here's the list.
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The Fastest Growing Cloud Apps of Q3 2014

The Fastest Growing Cloud Apps of Q3 2014 | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
Up until just a few years ago, when it came to software you only had a couple choices. You’d either trek to the local retailer and pick from a box from the shelf, or in the case of enterprise software, you’d spend months trying to deploy it. There are exponentially
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How to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving workplace? Learn from others. Employees are using these 10 apps to get their work done harder, better, faster, stronger. 

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Do You Know What Apps Your Employees Use?

Do You Know What Apps Your Employees Use? | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
With more employees using unauthorized apps and cloud services for work, some companies are seeking a balance between letting employees use what they need while still protecting the companies’ digital assets.
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Great article from Deborah Gage of the Wall Street Journal. How does IT manage the use of cloud services?

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The Role of Emotions in Effective Negotiations — HBS Working Knowledge

The Role of Emotions in Effective Negotiations — HBS Working Knowledge | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
HBS Senior Lecturer Andy Wasynczuk, a former negotiator for the New England Patriots, explores the sometimes intense role that emotions can play in negotiations.

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It's all about the rapport

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Anita's curator insight, June 30, 2014 6:17 PM

How can emotions not play a significant role in negotiations? It's often the authentic human connection that can help us get what we want, but you do need a person of integrity on the other side of the negotiation

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Cloud Security Cup: USA vs. Europe (Spoiler – It’s Not a 0-0 Draw)

Cloud Security Cup: USA vs. Europe (Spoiler – It’s Not a 0-0 Draw) | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
With the World cup in full swing, one cannot help but compare the US to our neighbors around the world.  The event begs it.  We see our skills, our style, our strategy and our fans all juxtaposed with more established soccer powers from around the globe.

And, I have to admit,
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6 Popular Operating Systems Offering Encryption by Default

6 Popular Operating Systems Offering Encryption by Default | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
It’s worth noting that both Windows Phone and Windows RT also offer a “device encryption” feature. It works similarly to the feature that made its way over to the desktop version of Windows with Windows 8.1.
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Cloud providers rush to build European datacentres over data sovereignty

Cloud providers rush to build European datacentres over data sovereignty | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it

“We’re addressing clients’ and countries’ growing desire for data sovereignty head-on,” said Lance Crosby, chief executive of SoftLayer. 


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David Ednie's curator insight, November 3, 2014 11:44 AM

Most enterprise customers who care about data privacy encrypt their data. If the customer hold the key to their data, then government requests for data are a non-issue for US Service Providers no matter where their Data Centers are located around the world.

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Skyhigh's Cloud Adoption Report--Updating The Numbers

Skyhigh's Cloud Adoption Report--Updating The Numbers | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
Skyhigh Networks is a vendor that offers enterprises a platform focused on ensuring compliance and security – it goes without saying that for Skyhigh, lots of usage of unsanctioned applications helps justify its existence. It is for this reason that Skyhigh produces a regular report looking at cloud adoption within enterprises. The [...]
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Ben Kepes is a great source for keen insight on enterprise technology and security. He parses through marketing-speak -- great industry analysis. 

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The Fastest Growing Cloud Apps of Q3 2014

The Fastest Growing Cloud Apps of Q3 2014 | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
Up until just a few years ago, when it came to software you only had a couple choices. You’d either trek to the local retailer and pick from a box from the shelf, or in the case of enterprise software, you’d spend months trying to deploy it. There are exponentially
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Gartner’s top 10 security technologies for 2014 | Information Age

Gartner’s top 10 security technologies for 2014 | Information Age | Sam's Cloud | Scoop.it
List includes cloud-access security brokers, adaptive access control and software-defined security
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Big news for cloud access security brokers (CASBs)! Cloud proliferation FTW!

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