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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

IBM launches z15 mainframe with new capabilities designed to protect sensitive data across hybrid multi-cloud environments. [Read More]
Cloud security firm Lacework has closed a $42 Million Series C funding round from Sutter Hill Ventures and Liberty Ventures, bringing the total raised to $74 million. [Read More]
Imperva learned recently that information belonging to Cloud WAF (Incapsula) customers who had accounts through September 2017 was exposed as a result of a security incident. [Read More]
VMware announces significant enhancements, including in security, to its Virtual Cloud Network offering. [Read More]
AWS has reached out to customers reportedly targeted by the Capital One hacker, but says none of them reported any significant issues. [Read More]
McAfee acquires NanoSec to strengthen the container security capabilities of its MVISION Cloud and MVISION Server Protection products. [Read More]
A new report from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) on the top threats to cloud computing suggests that service providers are improving their security. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Azure cloud services are now worth up to $40,000, and a new security testing environment gives researchers the chance to conduct aggressive tests and earn $300,000. [Read More]
Within the increasing adoption of container technology, hybrid on-premise and cloud configurations are growing, while concern over investment in security remains high. [Read More]
SIEM solutions provider Exabeam this week announced the acquisition of cloud application security company SkyFormation. [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.