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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

UpGuard launches CyberRisk, a new product designed to help organizations automate third-party vendor risk management [Read More]
Oracle announces new cloud security services and improvements to existing products at company’s OpenWorld convention [Read More]
Most companies are unprepared for DNS attacks and a quarter of the ones that have been hit reported significant losses [Read More]
Cisco closes backdoor that could have allowed hackers with access to its data centers to hijack customers’ Umbrella virtual appliances [Read More]
Cloudflare says all customers will receive unmetered DDoS mitigation, and organizations will be able to select the geographical location of their SSL keys [Read More]
An unprotected AWS S3 bucket operated by a Verizon engineer leaked details on the telecoms giant’s internal systems [Read More]
Unprotected AWS cloud storage bucket leaks internal access credentials and other critical data from Viacom [Read More]
Two point of sale (POS) malware families have been abusing thousands of publicly accessible ElasticSearch nodes for command and control (C&C) purposes, Kromtech security researchers warn. [Read More]
Google and Spotify announce Forseti, a community-driven collection of open source security tools for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environments [Read More]
Aqua Security, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based container security startup, has raised $25 million in Series B funding, bringing the total amount raised by the company to $38.5 million. [Read More]

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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.