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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Highly sensitive data belonging to the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) exposed due to unprotected AWS S3 bucket [Read More]
Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo will acquire security company Barracuda Networks for $1.6 billion in cash [Read More]
McAfee announced on Monday that it has agreed to acquire cloud access security broker (CASB) Skyhigh Networks for an undisclosed amount. [Read More]
The final version of the ‘OWASP Top 10 - 2017’ has been released, and CSRF and unvalidated redirects didn’t make the list [Read More]
Chinese drone maker DJI and a researcher are in an online battle – which could also turn into a legal battle – over the company’s bug bounty program [Read More]
VMware patches moderate severity DoS and information disclosure vulnerabilities in vCenter Server [Read More]
Amazon adds five new encryption and security features to its S3 service, including one that alerts users of publicly accessible buckets [Read More]
NeuVector, a San Jose, Calif.-based developer of container security technology, has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. [Read More]
Researchers have discovered that some AWS customers are leaving their data open to public writes, with writable AWS S3 buckets that could be exploited to overwrite existing data or upload malware. [Read More]
Cisco releases updates for several security, networking and cloud products to address high severity DoS and injection vulnerabilities [Read More]

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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.
Jennifer Blatnik's picture
While using containers to secure your organization is a relatively novel approach, it can lead to cost savings and massive scalability.
David Holmes's picture
How do you secure application components when they’re shifting from cloud to cloud? Any traffic traversing from one public cloud to another is by definition crossing the Internet and should therefore not be trusted.
Alan Cohen's picture
Traditional incident management approaches that rely on network monitoring and detection of attacks are also falling short in today’s agile and distributed computing world.
Alan Cohen's picture
Now that we are coming up on the second “year of the hack”—who said good things only come around once, right?
Marc Solomon's picture
To ensure you understand and can address the main security challenges cloud apps can introduce to your organization, you need additional visibility and context.
Marc Solomon's picture
How do we handle the responsibility that cloud computing brings? It’s a responsibility that must be shared among vendors, users, business leaders, and IT security professionals and involves three key aspects.