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Patches released by VMware for its ESXi, Workstation and Fusion products address DoS and information disclosure vulnerabilities related to graphics components. [Read More]
Google this week announced a series of tools meant to increase the overall security of Google Cloud and improve customer trust in the service. [Read More]
Cloud security firm Bitglass raises $70 million in a Series D funding round, which brings the total raised by the company to over $150 million. [Read More]
Container security firm Aqua Security raises $62 million in a Series C funding round, which brings the total raised by the company to over $100 million. [Read More]
Kubernetes vulnerability allows attackers to steal sensitive information from a user’s workstation or execute arbitrary code. Flaw exists due to an incomplete patch released last year. [Read More]
Security updates released by VMware for its vCloud Director, ESXi, Workstation and Fusion products patch several vulnerabilities, including flaws disclosed recently at Pwn2Own 2019. [Read More]
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]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cloud Security

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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.
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.