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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Azure cloud services are now worth up to $40,000, and a new security testing environment gives researchers the chance to conduct aggressive tests and earn $300,000. [Read More]
Within the increasing adoption of container technology, hybrid on-premise and cloud configurations are growing, while concern over investment in security remains high. [Read More]
SIEM solutions provider Exabeam this week announced the acquisition of cloud application security company SkyFormation. [Read More]
Many VMware products are affected by SACK Panic and SACK Slowness, two recently disclosed Linux kernel vulnerabilities that can be exploited for remote DoS attacks. [Read More]
Kaspersky researchers use vulnerabilities and social engineering to demonstrate that smart homes can be hacked. [Read More]
Attunity, a Qlik-owned data integration and big data management company used by half of Fortune 100 firms, exposed at least one terabyte of data through unprotected Amazon S3 buckets. [Read More]
Cisco has patched critical and high severity authentication bypass, code execution, and file upload/download vulnerabilities in Data Center Network Manager. [Read More]
AWS launches VPC Traffic Mirroring, a new feature that allows users to capture and inspect network traffic from their Amazon EC2 instances. [Read More]
AWS announces general availability of Security Hub, a service that aggregates and prioritizes alerts from AWS and 30 third-party security tools. [Read More]
Real-time application behavior analytics, control, and protection provider TrueFort has raised $13.7 million in a Series A funding round. [Read More]

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Laurence Pitt's picture
The biggest truth about security in public cloud is that it provides security at scale. As a single organization, everything you do is at a scale of one.
John Maddison's picture
Analysis of a vendor’s underlying design and optimization approaches will enable you to select the solution that best meets your organization’s performance and budgetary requirements.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
What can you do to mitigate the risk you may be inadvertently introducing to your public cloud deployments?
Scott Simkin's picture
Clunky security approaches, pieced together from multiple vendors, result in a fragmented security environment where IT teams must manually correlate data to implement actionable security protections.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
While it’s easy to deploy new IT services, many of the security tools and processes that we’ve used in our networks and data centers will not work in public clouds.
Travis Greene's picture
Maintaining consistent security controls across the entire hybrid IT environment is growing increasingly complex as more cloud services are adopted.
Scott Simkin's picture
While it's not possible to put a physical firewall in the cloud, security professionals must apply the same rigor to secure the cloud as they would the network or the endpoint.
Marie Hattar's picture
Without visibility, your security teams are more likely to over or under invest in your company’s security infrastructure. That is a big risk to take.
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.