According to a paper titled “Looking inside the (Drop) box”, two security researchers have successfully cracked Dropbox’s security bypassing two factor authentication and hijacking Dropbox user accounts.
The rising of complex and new cyber security issues grabbed the attention of most leading companies involved in managing large volumes of sensitive data from multiple sources, channels and devices.
According to the analyst firm Canalys, 493.1 million PCs units (desktops, notebooks and tablets) will be shipped in 2013, representing 7% year-on-year growth. The key driver behind this growth will be tablets, which will account for 37% of the market, up from a quarter in 2012. Looking ahead to 2017, Canalys expects that 713.8 million PCs will ship worldwide (a CAGR of 9.7%), with 64% being tablets and 25% notebooks.
According to a recent research commissioned by Riverbed Technology, 71 per cent of CIOs expect to increase IT spending in 2013. The findings are the result of an independent research project regarding IT spending priorities across numerous industries in Europe.
The following is an interesting article that examines strategies for protecting Cloud APIs against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks: