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Cloud security: Inside the shared responsibility model

September 9, 2019

Via: CSO Online

In the latest major cloud security foul-up, Capital One suffered a data breach, which affected 100 million people in the United States, and 6 million in Canada. It wasn’t just Capital One caught with their security pants down. We now […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Private Cloud

Making the Case for Network Segmentation in AWS

September 4, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Network segmentation is a concept that dates back to the start of enterprise IT systems. The simplest demonstration of this is separating application and infrastructure components with a firewall. This concept is now a routine part of building data centers […]


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Majority of organisations struggling with cloud security

August 23, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

The recent Capital One data breach affecting 100 million customer accounts was blamed on a cloud server misconfiguration, which is among several common problems, a survey reveals. A study from security firm Tripwire found that 84% of organisations find maintaining […]


Global Cloud

Use modern cloud security best practices

August 22, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

There are mixed opinions about whether the cloud is more secure for many organizations. The biggest difference between cloud security and traditional on-prem security is the shared responsibility model. Major cloud providers, such as AWS, Microsoft and Google, have made […]


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Cyber attackers exploiting poor cloud security

August 22, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

Despite 42% of organisations saying they are concerned about cloud security, many are failing to carry out security testing or follow best practices, a study shows. The potentially devastating effects of poor cloud security was illustrated recently with a data […]


Global Cloud

Is It Safe? Growing with the Cloud

August 7, 2019

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Oh no! Not again! Another massive data breach: 106 million individuals have their data stolen. This time it is from Capital One. All the data was located on Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform. Is the cloud safe? We were […]


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2 things you probably forgot in cloudops planning

August 6, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The focus of cloud operations, or cloudops, should be to create processes, approaches, and tool stacks that will allow you to run cloud-based systems long term, with no outages and a high degree of business satisfaction. Your ability to serve […]


Global Cloud

Is the cloud lulling us into security complacency?

July 31, 2019

Via: CSO Online

The recent CapitalOne breach has certainly made lots of headlines in less than a day since the story broke out. And sadly, it has already thrust the $700M settlement that was reached from the largest ever data breach – the […]


Global Cloud

Cloud Provider Relationships Don’t Last, So Protect Your Data With an Exit Plan

July 29, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

When it comes to cloud computing, contract terminations can occur for a number of reasons. Due diligence requires companies to lay out an exit plan for what happens if a cloud provider does not work out as expected. When a […]


Global Cloud

12 dark secrets of cloud security

July 17, 2019

Via: CIO

The promise of cloud computing is irresistible. For pocket change, you can spin up a server. Backups can be created with a click. No more worries about buying hardware or keeping the server closet cool. Just log in and go. […]