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“Thefacebook” – a model for cloud?  

InsightaaS: Earlier this month, the MIT Technology Review published a piece examining an academic paper written by professors from the University of Colorado Boulder and Stanford. The article, “Network Archaeologists Discover Two Types of Social Network Growth in Historical Facebook Data,” looks at how spread through universities in 2004-2006. The key finding is that there […]

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Cloud Security Alliance: Sanctioned and unsanctioned apps in cloud ecosystems

InsightaaS: Today’s featured post, from the Cloud Security Alliance, actually has an even-longer (and for some reason, all caps) title than is presented above: SECURING THE INTERSECTION OF SANCTIONED AND UNSANCTIONED APPS IN CLOUD ECOSYSTEMS. Odd naming conventions aside, it provides insight into an important issue. Published by the chief scientist at Netskope, it presents data on the […]

Infographic: Cloud Computing in Small Business

InsightaaS: Regular readers of ATN would be excused for asking, “whatever happened to those cool infographics you used to feature?” Well…wonder no more, here’s the latest in our somewhat-irregular ‘series’! Sourced from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, this infographic provides a good primer on how and why cloud should be used within small business. […]

IBM: DroppedIn: Remotely Exploitable Vulnerability in the Dropbox SDK for Android

InsightaaS: Research shows that cloud is the most important issue on the IT agenda for 2015, followed closely by mobility; and it also shows that storage is a key workload in the cloud. It makes sense, then, that cloud as a mobile storage platform is central to both corporate infrastructure and to mobile apps, and […]