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To protect sensitive data from prying eyes, some organizations are turning to Bring-Your-Own-Encryption (BYOE), but experts warn that there are some aspects that need to be take into consideration before making the move.
Fortinet has introduced a new on-demand, pay-as-you-go offering for its FortiWeb-VM Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Trend Micro has launched a new solution designed for VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service that enables customers to move their on-premise or private cloud deployment to the public cloud with added layers of protection.
Netskope, a provider of cloud app security and analytics solutions, announced that it has closed a $35 million Series C funding round led by Accel Partners.
OpenDNS announced that it has raised $35 Million in a round funded by existing and new investors.
Dropbox said it has disabled access for previously shared links, and that all shared links going forward have been patched against the issue.
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced the release of two key documents related to the CSA's Software Defined Perimeter (SDP), an initiative to create the next generation network security architecture.
A new report from Alert Logic shows that cloud environments are increasingly facing some of the same dangers as on-premise environments.
FireHost has $25 million in a Series E funding round led by its longtime investor, The Stephens Group.
Defense.Net is a startup providing DDoS mitigation as a service. SecurityWeek sat down with CTO and Founder Barrett Lyon to discuss the security startup.

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Gil Zimmermann's picture
What companies are realizing is that when it comes to information, people can ultimately decide what to share, who to share it with, and what network, application, or service they will use to do so.
Eric Knapp's picture
There’s been a lot of debate lately over the role the Cloud has within Critical Infrastructure, and whether or not the Cloud is itself a Critical Infrastructure.
Gil Zimmermann's picture
Because free services often flies under the radar, IT and security teams are not actively monitoring for or thinking about these programs and frankly, can have little insight into their existence.
Nimmy Reichenberg's picture
There are numerous financial and operational reasons to make the move to a private, public or hybrid cloud, but you must understand the impact on applications .
Shaun Donaldson's picture
While traditional hosting services have evolved away from bare metal to form IaaS, and generally up the stack to PaaS, including security as part of the service will change as security gets baked-in closer to the infrastructure.
Michael Callahan's picture
The cloud is the only place that can provide the scale and elasticity (without the capital expense) that’s required in a connected world where new devices are appearing by the dozens daily.
Shaun Donaldson's picture
When we consider security in a public cloud, we may be forced to work our way from the endpoint out; and so it’s back-to-basics.
Danelle Au's picture
Many have opined that security is the killer app for SDN… is this true? SDN allows many security use cases to be implemented in a manner that requires fewer configuration changes, and fewer networking headaches.
Shaun Donaldson's picture
It is no secret that small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) have very different ways of using IT when compared with large enterprises. And contrary to popular belief, there are some areas where SMBs are leading, not following.
Shaun Donaldson's picture
In IT, security has consistently been a bolt-on afterthought, and we have only ourselves and everyone else to blame. Given the pace of virtualization, cloud, and other profound paradigm shifts that are providing rich opportunities, security and IT can reunite.
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