How to outsource your data to the Cloud without losing confidentiality and control

Hi there, recently, data leaks and various security incidents have been constantly part of daily news and scandals. From an end-user point of view, it looks like storing confidential data in the cloud is a serious risk, especially when dealing with sensitive and strategic data. Why? Thanks to the confession of Edward Snowden, we now know for sure…

Backup, Deduplication and Encryption: it’s now possible with ClouDedup

Hi there, in my previous post I presented ClouDedup, our solution for deduplication over encrypted data. I’m now gonna talk about how ClouDedup can be successfully deployed in order to address a very common use case: Backup. Doing regular backups is a strongly recommended practice, even though it happens very often that people don’t know how important a…

How to detect side-channel attacks in cloud infrastructures

Cloud Computing is a disruptive technology which brought enormous benefits. However, even if the benefits are countless, there are several security challenges, such as elasticity and multi-tenancy, which require an innovative approach. Indeed, traditional security tools are not suitable for Cloud Computing, since infrastructures can be very dynamic. Therefore, automation is the only answer to…