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Siemens has teamed up with Alphabet-owned cybersecurity company Chronicle to provide industrial monitoring and detection solutions for the energy sector. [Read More]
An analysis of 1,000 popular Docker containers revealed that nearly 20% of them have nulled root passwords, Kenna Security says. [Read More]
Data center and cloud security company Guardicore has secured $60 million in Series C funding round led by Qumra Capital. [Read More]
New Intel CPU vulnerabilities known as MDS, ZombieLoad, Fallout and RIDL impact millions of devices. Affected vendors published advisories and blog posts with information for users. [Read More]
ZombieLoad, RIDL and Fallout: Intel processors are vulnerable to more speculative execution side-channel attacks that can allow malware to obtain sensitive data. [Read More]
For the past three years, Alpine Linux Docker images have been shipped with a NULL password for the root user, Cisco’s Talos security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
Cloud security firm DivvyCloud raises $19 million and plans on using the money to improve its technology and expand sales and marketing efforts. [Read More]
An unprotected database belonging to an unidentified organization stored information on 80 million US households. [Read More]
Docker Hub informs users of a data breach that impacted 190,000 accounts. Passwords have been reset and GitHub tokens and access keys have been revoked. [Read More]
Patches released by VMware for its ESXi, Workstation and Fusion products address DoS and information disclosure vulnerabilities related to graphics components. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cloud Security

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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.
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.