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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]
Malicious actors could plant backdoors on bare metal cloud servers and use them to disrupt applications, steal data, and launch ransomware attacks, researchers warn. [Read More]
Companies are increasingly moving sensitive data to the cloud, but cybersecurity is still a problem for many, according to a new report from Oracle and KPMG. [Read More]
Proof-of-concept (PoC) code is now publicly available for a recently disclosed container escape vulnerability impacting popular products, including AWS, Google Cloud, and numerous Linux distributions. [Read More]
Symantec has acquired Luminate Security, an Israel-based company that specializes in securing access to corporate applications in hybrid cloud environments. [Read More]
A vulnerability in the runc container runtime could allow malicious containers to achieve root-level code execution on the host. AWS, Google Cloud and Linux distributions are affected. [Read More]
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]

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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.
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.