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 Snowden, we now know for sure that government agencies have the power and the means to actually spy our activity on the Internet and access our data, no matter where our data are stored. They manage to do so thanks to their state-of-the-art technologies and other “more practical” means such as secret agreements and backdoors.
Unfortunately, this isn’t the only source of risks for the confidentiality of our data. Since a long time, we have been used to hearing about security incidents due to software bugs, poor access control and bad security practices. These are the scenarios that hackers like the most…
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