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Cloud computing security

The set of procedures, processes and standards designed to provide information security assurance in a cloud computing environment is termed as Cloud computing security. It is very effective in addressing physical and logical security issues across all the different service models of software, platform and infrastructure. Cloud security also addresses how these services are delivered (public, private or hybrid delivery model).

Why is Cloud security important?

The cloud's nature as a shared resource, identity management, privacy and access control are a major concern. Cloud computing security deals with the below given key threats 

Data breaches - A virtual machine could use side-channel timing information to extract private cryptographic keys in use by other VMs on the same server. Designing a multitenant cloud service database properly is necessary as a single fault in one client's application could allow an attacker to get at various client's data. 

Data loss – Data can disappear due to various reasons like a hacker might delete a target's data out of spite, careless cloud service provider, fire, flood, or earthquake. It can lead to serious negative outputs like impacting relationships with customers, legal issues, and more.

Account / service traffic hijacking - With access to your credentials, an attacker can eavesdrop on your activities and transactions, manipulate data, return falsified information, and redirect your clients to illegitimate sites.

Insecure interfaces and APIs – This can expose a company to security issues concerning confidentiality, integrity, availability, and accountability.

Cloud security - Applications
Meyertech provides a Meyertech provides a "fundamental change in airport video surveillance" at Cork Airport
Introduction In the first quarter of 2015 Meyertech completed the modernisation of Cork airports video surveillance system which went...
The IVX deploys Promise VSkyCube and VSkyStor for its cloud-based video surveillance solutionThe IVX deploys Promise VSkyCube and VSkyStor for its cloud-based video surveillance solution
The IVX, Inc. is a revolutionary technology startup founded by industry veterans from Cisco , Jupiter and Motorola . The company is dedicated...
HID Global and ASSA ABLOY provide smart card access control solution for George Mason UniversityHID Global and ASSA ABLOY provide smart card access control solution for George Mason University
George Mason's magnetic ID card system needed to be replaced with a more efficient smart card solution As the...
Cloud security - News
Morphean expands Videoprotector Video Surveillance as a Service solution to include physical access control
27 April, 2017: The AXIS 1001 delivers true interoperability and best-of-breed choices for present and future requirements Morphean will enter the physical access control market. Over the last year, Morphean have seen increasing...
Genetec recognised by Mediacorp Canada as one of the top employers in Montreal for 2017
21 April, 2017: Genetec enters its twentieth year of innovation as a developer of unified physical IP security platforms Genetec Inc., a provider of open-platform, unified IP security solutions, has been named as one of the top...
Galaxy Control Systems publishes whitepaper entitled “Understanding Cloud Services for Access Control”
21 April, 2017: The whitepaper provides insights into the growing realm of cloud-based services In their ongoing commitment to educate and inform, Galaxy Control Systems published a new whitepaper entitled “Understanding...
Quantum’s new StorNext 6 scale-out storage features advanced data management
20 April, 2017: Quantum’s new StorNext 6 delivers unparalleled combination of high performance and advanced data management Quantum Corp. announces StorNext 6, a major new release of its award-winning StorNext file...
D-Link deployed at Pangborn Memorial Airport to enhance network performance and surveillance
20 April, 2017: D-Link switches and IP surveillance deliver speed, security and affordability for Pangborn Memorial Airport Requiring a network infrastructure upgrade to accommodate rapid growth, Pangborn Memorial Airport turned...

Related marketAirports & Ports
Observables delivers all-in-one connected services platform for professional security channel
20 April, 2017: Observables is transforming the dealer experience for critical infrastructure of IP devices in the security supply chain Observables™ has created a connected service platform that unifies access control, automation,...
Sigma Designs demonstrates SmartStart and discussed Security 2 at ISC West 2017
20 April, 2017: Security 2 requires manufactures to adopt the strongest levels of IoT security in the industry Sigma Designs®, a provider of Smart TV platforms and IoT devices, demonstrated SmartStart and discussed...
CES 2017: Sigma Designs introduces Z-Wave SmartStart smart home installation
20 April, 2017: Z-Wave’s Security 2 framework was developed in conjunction with cybersecurity hacking experts At CES 2017 earlier this year, Sigma Designs®, a provider of Smart TV platforms and IoT devices introduced the...
QNAP Systems launches QTS 4.3.3 smart NAS operating system
19 April, 2017: QTS 4.3.3 provides greater “intelligence” to NAS operations and applications QNAP Systems, Inc. announces the official release of QTS 4.3.3 – the smart NAS operating system that empowers users...
PlumChoice and Z-Wave Alliance release '2016: Year of the Smart Device’ consumer survey
19 April, 2017: The report highlights the need for companies to provide consumers a seamless user experience Consumers see more clearly how smart home devices can directly benefit their lives, and are planning to...
In Profile
Arecont Vision MicroBullet IP cameras now shipping
Arecont Vision MicroBullet IP cameras now shipping

The MicroBullet® multi-megapixel camera series delivers 1080p or 3-megapixel resolutions in an extremely compact design. These true day/night cameras are available with a 2.8-8mm motorised lens, day/night mechanical IR cut filter, and integrated IR LEDs. MicroBullet is ideal for applications with normal to challenging lighting conditions regardless of the time of day. 

Saving time and money with professional surveillance

MicroBullet megapixel IP cameras deliver professional surveillance, with ease of installation and set-up for a wide variety of requirements. The remote focus and zoom motorised lens allows users to simply click “Short-range. Focus” or “Full-range Focus”, saving installers time and end users money. For applications with strong backlighting, reflections from wet flooring or puddles, or contrast due to fog, mist, or glare, wide dynamic range 1080p and 3MP models are available. MicroBullet features CorridorView™ for better coverage of hallways a...

In Focus
Arecont VisionASSA ABLOY EMEA
BCDVideoCLIQ - ASSA ABLOY
Dahua Technology LtdDelta Scientific Corporation
FLIR Commercial Vision System B.V.Hikvision
LTV Europe Sicherheitstechnik GmbHMOBOTIX AG
Nedap Security ManagementPelco by Schneider Electric
Promise TechnologySeagate Technology
SeeTec GmbHTESA
Vicon Industries

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