Snoopers (sic) Paradise (Photo credit: the justified sinner)
Fear of governments snooping deters companies from using the cloud
ECM Plus +++ Almost half of IT experts are deterred from keeping sensitive data in the cloud because of fear of government intervention and possible legal action, according to a new survey from Lieberman Software which was released today. Continue reading
Filed under Analysis, Cloud Computing, Collaboration, Compliance, Corporate Governance, Data centres, Data Governance, Data mining, Data privacy, Data protection, Enterprise Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Information Management, Information security, Internal Controls, Policy Management, Private Cloud, Public Cloud, Risk Analysis, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Trusted Cloud, VPS Cloud
Meetings: Corporate Narcissism? (Photo credit: lhl)
by Mats Eriksson
You have probably already heard this ancient wisdom tale: There was once a king who wanted to marry off his daughter. Naturally he wanted to find a smart and wise son-in-law. So he arranged a test for all her suitors. They had to go into a dark room and determine what was in it. Continue reading
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Nigel Farage with Members of the University of York Freedom Association Society (Photo credit: The Freedom Association)
Currency crisis to bring ‘creeping European dictatorship’
ECM Plus /London/ +++ Businesses trying to plan investment for the future and commerce with increasing mountains of bureaucratic ‘jobsworth’ red tape, compliance, regulations and directives from across the sea had a wake up call this week.
Responding to the ‘State of the Union’ speech by Eurocrat Manuel Barroso, UKIP leader Nigel Farage said Barroso had “totally underestimated the complete fanaticism, Mr Barroso of you, your college of commissioners and the European central bank.” Continue reading
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Copiun acquired by Good Technology. Photo: Enterprise 2.0 Conference
Good Technology signs agreement to acquire Copiun
By ECM Plus staff
ECM Plus /London/ +++ Good Technology has acquired Copiun Inc., a privately-held company specialising in secure mobile collaboration.
According to the company, Copiun’s products enable mobile users to access file shares, SharePoint or other document stores from anywhere without a VPN connection or firewall reconfiguration. Continue reading
Electronic Frontier Foundation
EFF says government ‘withholding information’ about ‘unconstitutional spying’
Washington, D.C. – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) sued the Department of Justice (DOJ) today, demanding answers about illegal email and telephone call surveillance at the National Security Agency (NSA). Continue reading
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Jeremy Hunt preached the ministerial code (Photo credit: Gwydion M. Williams)
Government policy under fire as new survey reveals Internet strategy should focus on coverage not speed
By ECM Plus staff
ECM Plus /London/ +++ A new report of 1,500 British small businesses reveals that 57 percent stated that the ‘poor quality of their internet access’ is now adversely affecting their ability to do business.
According to the findings, by Freelancer.co.uk, small businesses in Britain are now at odds with Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who reiterated in a speech at the Google Campus building that broadband speed is more important than coverage. Continue reading
Bank liquidity drought and risk aversion sees Peoplefund.it ‘crowd’ financing taking up the slack, from Frome to Fontainbleu and beyond
By ECM Plus staff
ECM Plus +++ A new venture in South West England is blazing a trail in post-meltdown financing for new, small businesses.
The Bicycle Academy, tipped to be fastest “crowd-funded” enterprise in UK is a Frome-based enterprise which builds bicycles to send to people in Africa, and is ready for business thanks to a revolutionary new website backed by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.
Event to showcase issues in business risk and information protecction
Former intelligence officer to discuss additional means to protect sensitive corporate data against risk
By ECM Plus staff
ECM Plus +++ John A. Nolan, III, a retired U.S. Army intelligence officer, author and expert in the field of business intelligence, will be the keynote speaker at document and workflow specialist Cabinet NG’s annual ‘Collaborate’ conference taking place from October 13-14 at The Westin in Huntsville, Alabama.
While Cabinet NG’s software offer storage, protection and compliance, much else is ‘obtainable’ from the people in and around an organisation that could put its sensitive information at risk, the company said, including proprietary information and intellectual property. Continue reading
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