New technologies Wikileaks will inspire

It is easy to focus on the “tax” that hackers like Wikileaks and Operation Payback impose on the cost of IT and information security. However, the technology industry always adapts. It will evolve products and services in response these attacks that ultimately make our information safer and more secure.

When should you own or rent your own cloud (vs. simply sharing one with others)?

Many of us use Twitter, a free cloud-based service, to market ourselves and conduct one-to-one business development. Unfortunately, hackers brought Twitter down several times already this month with Denial-of-Service attacks. This begs the question, “when should we invest in obtaining our own clouds—vs. sharing free crowds with others?”…