PRISM Break: Cloud storage firms increase security to attract enterprise customers

Grazed from VR-Zone.  Author: J. Angelo Racoma.

With the prospect of government taking a peek into online data and communications, cloud service providers are kicking up security a notch to ensure privacy for clients. Will this be enough to prevent Big Brother from watching?

Businesses that have at least some reliance on cloud computing in order to share and store some of their most important documents may have a few reasons to feel unnerved about who can and cannot access them. The main cause of anxiety for many enterprises, particularly those in the US, is the potentially frightening prospect of government-sponsored snooping...

PRISM, a controversial surveillance program launched back in 2007 by the National Security Agency (NSA), has mined data from a variety of businesses and organizations. Initially set up with the aim of “fighting terrorism”, many internet service providers and cloud-based companies had found that some data which they looked after was seen by the NSA...

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