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Threat actors have been increasingly targeting Office 365 and G Suite cloud accounts that are using the legacy IMAP protocol in an attempt to bypass multi-factor authentication (MFA). [Read More]
Internet performance and security firm Cloudflare raises $150 million in new funding round. The money will be used to extend product ranges and continue international expansion. [Read More]
Google has introduced a new set of services to provide cloud customers with improved protection from unsafe websites, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, and other threats. [Read More]
Exploit acquisition firm Zerodium is offering up to $500,000 for VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V exploits that allow the attacker to gain full access to the host. [Read More]
Runtime encryption company Fortanix has launched a free and open source SDK for building Intel SGX applications. [Read More]
CyberArk says it can now automate detection, alerting and response for unmanaged and potentially risky Amazon Web Services (AWS) accounts. [Read More]
RackTop Systems, a company that provides a platform incorporating data storage, security and compliance, raises $15 million in a Series A funding round. [Read More]
VMware launches VMware Service-defined Firewall, a firewall that focuses on known good behavior rather than chasing potential threats. [Read More]
Microsoft unveils two new cloud-based security technologies: Microsoft Azure Sentinel and Microsoft Threat Experts. [Read More]
Intel announces SGX Card, new capabilities to its Threat Detection Technology, the Host-based Firmware Analyzer tool, and the results of various partnerships. [Read More]

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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.
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.