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US Supreme Court justices grappled Tuesday with the implications of a criminal warrant case involving Microsoft emails. [Read More]
Cisco patches critical vulnerabilities in Unified Communications and Elastic Services Controller products [Read More]
Oracle said Thursday that it has agreed to acquire cloud security firm Zenedge for an undisclosed sum. [Read More]
Two more misconfigured databases exposing the personal details of thousands of people were disclosed late last week [Read More]
Bitglass scanned tens of millions of customer files and found (PDF) a remarkably high number of infections: 44% of organizations had at least one piece of malware in their cloud applications. [Read More]
Kaspersky expands SMB offering with a new product designed to provide an extra layer of security for the Exchange Online email service in Office 365 [Read More]
Google Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM) users can now assign custom roles for fine-grained security [Read More]
Seagate patches arbitrary file deletion and command injection vulnerabilities in Personal Cloud, and an XSS flaw in GoFlex [Read More]
A researcher discovered hundreds of misconfigured Jenkins servers that leaked sensitive information, including ones belonging to major companies [Read More]
Intel shares information on the performance impact of the recent CPU patches on data centers, and tells customers that not just systems with Broadwell and Haswell processors reboot more frequently after firmware updates [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.