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A Review of Cloud Computing

Contributed by Hope Roskelly

Cloud computing offers many benefits to companies. These benefits come at a cost. There are many security threats and vulnerabilities that come along with utilizing cloud computing. However, there are preventative measures that companies can do to protect themselves from these threats and vulnerabilities. There are many pros and concerns that businesses have with cloud computing. Some of these threats and concerns will be remedied through the next few years as the market pushes weak cloud providers out and the big players buy up other cloud providers.

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Personal Medical Devices

Contributed by Ann Funk

Technology in any field has been growing at a rapid pace, but one of the field’s that has seen the fastest growth would be that of the medical community. With this fast growth, security management and security of personal medical equipment has become a huge concern, especially with the field of personal medical devices. In this paper we will define what personal medical devices are, as well as discuss some of the threats and challenges that surround them. Some of the biggest threats against personal medical devices will be identified, in addition to, some of the solutions that can help keep these devices safe, not only now but also in the future.

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Adopting IPv6 in the Enterprise

Contributed by LoyCurtis Smith


Defending the Front Lines: Why the fight against malware is failing?

Contributed by L. Taron Mattocks

Technology pervades all aspects of our society. The statement appears fairly innocuous but we tend to stereotype technology to high level mainframes and enterprise structures. The reality of the statement is that many computers are no different from the consumer products bought in a local retail store. Many institutions buy large quantities of machines at wholesale prices. The problems that users experience at home, however, carry over to their office.

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Web Proxy Servers

Contributed by Billy Short


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