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Illumio, a company that specializes in securing data centers and cloud environments through micro-segmentation, has raised $65 million in a Series E funding round, which brings the total raised to date to over $332.5 million. [Read More]
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the OpenFog Consortium this week announced they finalized the details to merge into a single entity. [Read More]
Cloud security firm Aporeto raises $20 million, which brings the total raised by the company to date to $34.5 million. [Read More]
Fortanix, a company that specializes in encrypting data and applications, raises $23 million, which brings its total funding to $31 million. [Read More]
Email security firm, Mimecast, has acquired Simply Migrate (a cloud migration specialist) for an undisclosed sum on January 29, 2019. [Read More]
AWS launches Amazon WorkLink, a service that enables organizations to provide employees easy and secure access to internal assets from their mobile devices. [Read More]
Recent samples of the destructive Xbash Linux malware can uninstall cloud security protection products from the infected servers, Palo Alto Networks reports. [Read More]
Email security firm Zix will acquire AppRiver, a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions, for $275 million in cash. [Read More]
Cloud security company Sonrai emerges from stealth mode with $18.5 million obtained in a Series A funding round. [Read More]
Security Expectations and Mis-Conceptions in Migrating ERP to the Cloud - Report [Read More]

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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.
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.