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Cloud Security, Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud security: Finding the right provider to protect your data

June 17, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Cloud security strikes fear into the heart of CISOs and risk practitioners alike. For years there were alarmist warnings “the cloud is just someone else’s computer”, “once it’s in the cloud it’s no longer yours”, “you don’t know where your […]


Cloud Security

Operationalizing CNAPP: Your key to mature cloud security

June 13, 2024

Via: CIO

More and more, we’re seeing businesses shift operations to the cloud. While the pandemic accelerated migration rates as companies sought to better support remote workers, the cloud had been gaining popularity for years thanks to its agility, scalability, and cost-efficiency […]


Cloud Security

A CISO game plan for cloud security

June 11, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

As businesses increasingly migrate to the cloud, chief information security officers (CISOs) face numerous critical challenges in ensuring robust cloud security. Don’t believe me? Experts highlighted this at the recent Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit. Gartner projects a significant […]


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Fortinet grabs cloud security player Lacework

June 10, 2024

Via: Network World

Fortinet has reached an agreement to buy cloud security company Lacework for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2015, Lacework is known for its cloud-based machine learning, AI and automation technology that lets customers manage and secure cloud workflows. Its security […]


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Cloud security challenges are growing. Here’s why traditional SOC tools are failing to address them

June 5, 2024

Via: CSO Online

The cloud will become a cornerstone of enterprise operations as IDC estimates that by 2025, there will be over 750 million cloud-native applications globally. Additionally, over 90% of organizations anticipate employing a multi-cloud approach over the next few years. Considering […]


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Major service tag security problems reported in Microsoft Azure

June 4, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Tenable Research has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Azure service tags that “allows an attacker to bypass firewall rules … by forging requests from trusted services.” “The vulnerability was discovered initially in the Azure Application Insights service, but we and […]


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IBM, Palo Alto marry to focus on AI-based security technology

May 15, 2024

Via: Network World

IBM and Palo Alto Networks announced a wide-reaching partnership to mix and match security technology between the vendors. The marriage includes the sale of Big Blue’s QRadar security intelligence platform to Palo Alto. IBM and Palo Alto aim to help […]


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White House wants to hold the software sector accountable for security

May 13, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

The Biden administration plans to pursue a liability framework to hold the software industry accountable for insecure software, according to administration officials and documents released by the Office of the National Cyber Director this week. Federal officials said they have […]


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Does cloud security have a bad reputation?

May 7, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The recent discourse around the security of cloud computing in the banking sector, highlighted by Nicholas Fearn’s piece in the Financial Times, paints a somewhat grim picture of the cybersecurity landscape when it comes to banks moving to cloud computing. […]


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Why your business needs a cloud-based print management solution

May 2, 2024

Via: CIO

Why your business needs a cloud-based print management solution If your business isn’t using a cloud-based print management solution, you’re missing out on a range of efficiency, environmental and security benefits. There are a number of factors driving the move […]


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Cloud security teams: What to know as M&A activity rebounds in 2024

April 25, 2024

Via: CSO Online

As we near the halfway point of the year, organizations are under tremendous pressure to grow businesses across all industries. It’s no secret: bottom lines must rise and 2024 has been earmarked as a pivotal year to revert to growth […]


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Cisco announces AI-powered Hypershield for autonomous exploit patching in the cloud

April 18, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Cisco has announced Hypershield, an AI-based capability of the company’s Security Cloud platform for hyperscalers. Hypershield is designed to defend cloud, data center, and distributed edge appliances from rapid vulnerability exploitation, according to Cisco. Patching today’s sprawling applications has become […]


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AWS and Google Cloud command-line tools can expose secrets in CI/CD logs

April 17, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Security researchers warn that certain commands executed in the AWS and Google Cloud command-line interfaces (CLIs) will return credentials and other secrets stored in environment variables as part of the standard output. If such commands are executed as part of […]


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IBM, Fortinet expand cloud security protection

April 11, 2024

Via: Network World

IBM Cloud and Fortinet have rolled out a virtual appliance that promises to protect enterprise traffic and data traversing cloud networks. The Fortinet Virtual FortiGate Security Appliance (vFSA) on IBM Cloud extends the security capabilities of FortiGate next-generation firewalls (NGFW) […]


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Microsoft-blasting CSRB report offers roadmap for better cloud security

April 10, 2024

Via: CSO Online

On March 30, the US Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB) released its review of the July 2023 Microsoft Exchange Online intrusion by the Chinese state group Storm-0558, blasting Microsoft for its shoddy security practices and saying the incident “was preventable […]


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Why you should make a cloud backup this World Backup Day

April 1, 2024

Via: TechRadar

He’s been! World Backup Day, or March 31, is over for another year. This brazen PR sleigh ride, asking the people of the world to make one (1) backup of their data, is backed by some of our cloud backup […]


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What vulnerabilities are obscured by your cloud environments?

March 26, 2024

Via: CSO Online

As organizations expand and increasingly invest in more cloud applications and services, their cloud footprint grows and often becomes more complex. That’s why it is critically important to regularly reevaluate the security of those cloud assets to ensure that everything […]


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10 cloud development gotchas to watch out for

March 25, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The benefits of developing software in the cloud include increased flexibility and reliability, greater efficiency, and reduced costs. But cloud-based development also presents a host of challenges. Knowing what to watch out for is the first step to protecting your […]


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Enhancing Cybersecurity in the Cloud: Strategies and Solutions for Robust Data Protection

March 22, 2024

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Strategies For Robust Data Protection In an ever-evolving digital landscape, the cloud has emerged as a ubiquitous storage and processing platform and a pivotal arena for cybersecurity battles. It’s no longer a question of if but when cyber threats will […]


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UK government releases new cloud SCADA security guidance for OT

March 18, 2024

Via: TechRadar

The UK National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has released new guidance on securing supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) cloud environments for operational technology (OT). UK critical national infrastructure (CNI) is highly dependent on SCADA as a means for data […]