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Security Think Tank: Base cloud security posture on your data footprint

November 8, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

In the cloud, enterprises cannot abdicate their responsibility to third-party providers. Instead, they need to assure that they work with their cloud providers and that they understand fully how the division of responsibility is configured – and especially as it […]


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Security Think Tank: Cloud security is a shared responsibility

November 7, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

Many organisations, large and small, are moving their data and processing to the cloud to take advantage of the flexibility, efficiency and cost savings it can bring. However, there is sometimes a misconception that the move to cloud also relieves […]


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5 cloud security basics and best practices

October 24, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Cloud computing has transformed the way businesses work and continues to disrupt traditional business models. IDC predicts that by 2023 public cloud spending will more than double, growing from $229 billion this year to nearly $500 billion. It’s no secret […]


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Top cloud security controls you should be using

October 21, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Another day, another data breach — thanks to misconfigured cloud-based systems. This summer’s infamous Capital One breach is the most prominent recent example. The breach resulted from a misconfigured open-source web application firewall (WAF), which the financial services company used […]


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The egregious eleven: 11 top cloud security threats

October 11, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Cloud computing continues to transform the way organizations use, store, and share data, applications, and workloads. It has also introduced a host of new security threats and challenges. With so much data going into the cloud—and into public cloud services […]


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Fend off the increasing container attacks in the cloud

October 4, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The computer security company Skybox Security released an update to its 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends report. As the name implies, this report analyzes the computer vulnerabilities in play during the first half of 2019. Some of the key findings […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]