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ForgeRock set to roll out new IAM capabilities designed for the cloud

November 16, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Identity and access management (IAM) vendor ForgeRock said Tuesday that it’s set to start rolling out its new Identity Governance offering—a cloud-based security and governance product designed to provide one-stop shopping for organizations looking to solve access management issues. There […]


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Lacework releases cloud-native application security service

November 11, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Cloud security vendor Lacework this week announced the availability of a cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP) for its broader Polygraph Data Platform offering, providing an agentless, low-touch option for organizations looking to improve their application security posture. There are two […]


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How Cisco’s Cloud Control Framework helps it comply with multiple security standards

October 27, 2022

Via: CSO Online

An XKCD comic strip shows two tech workers frustrated that there are 14 competing standards for a variety of use cases. “We need to develop one unified standard that covers everyone’s use cases,” they say. The next frame shows that […]


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Companies Lack Capabilities to Secure Cloud Infrastructure: Report

October 25, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Businesses lack dedicated security teams focused specifically on protecting cloud resources from threats, and most organizations are in an entry-level phase in terms of their overall cloud security capabilities. These were among the findings of an Osterman Research survey, sponsored […]


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Why you’re getting cloud security wrong

October 25, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

The Cloud Security Alliance, in partnership with security company BigID, released the results of a survey of 1,500 IT and security professionals. They all weighed in on the state of cloud data security in 2022 and had some not-so-surprising data […]


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BlackByte ransomware will now stash your data in the cloud

October 24, 2022

Via: TechRadar

One of the most prominent ransomware variants around today has become even more deadly with the addition of a new custom tool that stores stolen sensitive data in the cloud. Cybersecurity researchers from Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team have published a […]


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96% of companies report insufficient security for sensitive cloud data

October 20, 2022

Via: CSO Online

The vast majority of organizations lack confidence in securing their data in cloud, while many companies acknowledge they lack sufficient security even for their most sensitive data, according to a new report by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The CSA […]


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Enhance Cloud Security Posture Management with Confidential VM

October 19, 2022

Via: Info World

The public cloud attracts enterprise customer adoption with its convenient deployment of services and abundant choices of configuration. However, while public cloud service providers offer extensive security for their hosting services, some still debate its trustworthiness and consider them an […]


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Protecting the cloud with behavioural analytics

October 17, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Protecting data in the cloud requires companies to secure the data itself but also to guard against cyber attacks, stolen credentials and more. Security specialist StratoKey(opens in new tab) is announcing what it calls the ‘second generation’ of cloud(opens in […]


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Cloud security is the new battle zone

October 11, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Don’t look now. More than 80% of organizations have experienced a security incident on a cloud platform during the past 12 months according to research from Venafi. Most concerning, almost half of those organizations reported at least four incidents during […]


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Leading Cloud Security Vendors: Categories of Solutions

October 11, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

The cloud has become a vital part of many businesses, large and small. The promise of increased efficiency and agility has drawn organizations to the cloud, but with this move comes new security risks. With so many cloud security vendors […]


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Defining Cloud Security Audit: What It Is and How It Can Help Your Business

October 4, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

When you’re looking for cloud security, it’s important to know what a cloud security audit is. Simply put, a cloud security audit is the examination of cloud systems and services in order to identify vulnerabilities and risks that could lead […]


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Nearly all firms have suffered cloud security threats this year

September 30, 2022

Via: TechRadar

The vast majority of organizations have suffered at least one cloud-related cybersecurity incident in the last 12 months, a new report from Venafi has claimed. It found that rising complexity, and the lack of clarity over whose responsibility cloud security […]


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Microsoft’s CISO on why cloud matters for security response

September 29, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Consider the threat landscape an organization must grapple with today. From insider threats to remote ransomware attacks or supply chain software compromises, the watchword is: trust no one. No organization is immune to attacks, especially as sophisticated actors target the […]


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Microsoft is doing away with passwords for Azure Virtual Desktop

September 27, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is now publicly previewing a single sign-on experience for Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), enabling passwordless authentication for users. Users will now be able to use Windows Hello and security devices such as FIDO2 keys to sign in, as […]


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Intruder Alternatives : Some of The Best Options to Keep Your Cloud Secure

September 26, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

There are many Intruder alternative names on the market, but which one is the best for your cloud security needs? Intruder is a popular web application security testing tool, and it offers a wide variety of features to help you […]


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Three Ways Security in the Azure Cloud Just Got Simpler

September 21, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Organizations’ use of the cloud is increasing, but this is contributing to a rise in the volume of cloud security incidents. In the 2022 Cloud Security Report, 98% of organizations told Check Point they use the cloud to host business […]


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Will the Cloud Kill Security Agents?

September 21, 2022

Via: CSO Online

The “agents or no agents” debate is ancient and eternal. Every decade or so, we go through another round of “agents are terrible, let’s end them” and “we need more visibility and control to secure the system, maybe we’ll call […]


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Palo Alto adds software composition analysis to Prisma Cloud to boost open-source security

September 20, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Palo Alto Networks has added a new software composition analysis (SCA) solution to Prisma Cloud to help developers safely use open-source software components. The vendor has also introduced a software bill of materials (SBOM) for developers to maintain and reference […]


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Cloud security pros expect elevated risk for serious data breaches

September 19, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

The perception of growing risk amid common occurrences accentuates the persistent cloud security challenges organizations confront as they deploy and invest in more cloud infrastructure. System downtime due to misconfiguration and cloud data breaches were the most commonly reported security […]