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Capital One breach affecting 106 million customers caused by misconfigured cloud storage

Scores of personal information including social security numbers, credit scores and balances were sitting on Github for weeks A hacker gained access to personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications in the US, the bank said as US federal authorities arrested a suspect in the case. Paige A Thompson – who… Read More


Five cloud providers now account for three quarters of IaaS market

Smaller and niche providers continue to lose share of IaaS market Gartner has released its annual infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market analysis for 2018, and to no great surprise, the usual suspects continue to dominate. In order of market share, the familiar faces of Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and IBM top the IaaS market… Read More


Equinix expands AWS interconnection

Equinix is making AWS connections faster and more accessible for organisations embracing hybrid IT Equinix has announced it is expanding the company’s partnership with AWS with the launch of a new AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery program. Equinix has supported both dedicated and hosted connections to AWS services for some time, but the new delivery… Read More


Public sector urged to adopt multicloud to curtail cloud market monopoly

New study establishes six-step strategy for governments to prevent monopolisation of cloud market The public sector should embrace multicloud to preserve competition in the cloud computing market, according to a new report. The report, jointly penned by the Internet Economy (IE.F) think-tank and business consultancy Roland Berger, warns that a small number of dominant cloud… Read More


Amazon is taking British public “for mugs” says GMB general secretary, as details of AWS deals surface

GMB general secretary says Amazon is taking the British public “for mugs” by landing lucrative government cloud contracts despite tax avoidance concerns A new report from GMB Union has slammed the UK government’s relationship with Amazon after it emerged the company pocketed £11 million from selling cloud services to HMRC last year, over six times… Read More



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