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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

VMware has patched critical and important vulnerabilities in its Horizon View Client and vSphere Data Protection products [Read More]
Netskope, a player in the cloud access security broker (CASB) market, has raised $100 million through an oversubscribed Series E funding round. [Read More]
Oracle improves its cloud security offering, including machine learning, artificial intelligence and contextual awareness technologies [Read More]
Facebook announced the roll-out of a redesigned security settings page, meant to make it easier for users to understand the options provided to them. [Read More]
Researcher discovers unprotected Amazon S3 bucket storing sensitive military data belonging to a US combat support and intelligence agency [Read More]
RedLock emerges from stealth with cloud infrastructure security offering and $12 million in funding [Read More]
The number of botnet controllers hosted in the cloud has spiked in the early months of 2017, data from international nonprofit organization Spamhaus reveals. [Read More]
Recently disclosed remote code execution vulnerability related to Java implementations of AMF3 affects VMware vCenter Server via BlazeDS [Read More]
A widespread campaign known to be targeting MSPs in at least fourteen countries has been tied to the group known as APT10 and is thought to be operating out of China. [Read More]
Google is rolling out a new Accounts sign-in page and of a series of updates to the policies that 3rd-party Single Sign-On (SSO) providers should comply with. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cloud Security

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Ting-Fang Yen's picture
With the commoditization of cloud computing in recent years, fraudsters and cybercriminals alike have started to take advantage of public cloud services and dedicated/virtual hosting to conduct attacks.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Just like getting off the couch and into shape can be overwhelming, the same can be true for transitioning to the public cloud.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
With more leading-edge IT capabilities available only in the cloud, companies that can migrate more of their applications accordingly stand to gain even greater agility, scalability, and efficiencies required for business success.
Travis Greene's picture
Shadow IT 2.0 is a symptom of a bigger problem – the inability to maintain digital competitive advantage due to the insufficient pace of code deployment.
Scott Simkin's picture
Attackers have developed anti-VM analysis techniques to allow the malware to recognize when it is being run on a virtual machine and fail to execute, meaning the system or threat analytics cannot make a verdict determination or extract intelligence from the sample.
Marie Hattar's picture
To fully realize the benefit of the Public Cloud, it is vital that the same due diligence applied to a physical network is applied to a cloud-based infrastructure.
Ken McAlpine's picture
Dozens of isolated security tools and platforms, regardless of how relevant they are to new cloud-based networks, create their own problem.
Marie Hattar's picture
Given the security events over the past year, ,2017 will be the year in which many finally accept that network infrastructure and security will have to be rethought from the ground up.
David Holmes's picture
What are the possible threat vectors if you were doing a threat model assessment for any of cloud passwords management models?
Jim Ivers's picture
Organizations should fear security concerns when considering moving applications to the cloud. But they need to recognize that moving web applications to the cloud does not make them secure.