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Cloud Security

Google Cloud gets new built-in security features

June 29, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Google has announced that Google Cloud users will have access to two new security features, namely native integration with the MITRE ATT&CK threat classification and response framework and baked-in protection against DDoS attacks. Cloud Armor is Google’s brand name for […]


Cloud Security

4 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Cloud Workload Protection Platform

June 8, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Every dollar spent on security must produce a return on investment (ROI) in the form of better detection or prevention. As an IT leader, finding the tool that meets this requirement is not always easy. It is tempting for CISOs […]


Cloud Security

Security leaders call for more open tooling for multicloud support

June 1, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

A global survey conducted by Coleman Parkes for Dynatrace has found that muticloud deployments are making IT security more complex. The survey, based on a poll of 1,300 chief information security officers (CISOs) in organisations with more than 1,000 employees, […]


Cloud Security

Open-source standard aims to unify incompatible cloud identity systems

May 18, 2022

Via: CSO Online

A new open-source project aims to unify incompatible cloud identity systems such as Azure, AWS and Google, giving users the ability to apply consistent identity and access policies across multi-cloud platforms. Announced by identity orchestration firm Strata Identity, the project […]


Cloud Security

Wrongly configured Google Cloud API potentially creates dangerous functionality

May 5, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Some odd and potentially dangerous behavior within the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) was revealed by cloud security company Mitiga Thursday. If GCP is not configured correctly, it could be exploited by attackers to engage in malicious activity inside a user’s […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

ZTNA: The New Way to Secure Remote Workers and the Cloud

May 4, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Digital transformation, or DX, is driving enterprises worldwide to adapt their network and security strategies. Two key trends in particular have accelerated due to the pandemic: the adoption of cloud infrastructures, and the growth of a distributed workforce. Together, these […]


Cloud Security

Common Threats to Cloud Security

March 17, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Let’s start with the elephant in the (Zoom) room: Work from home. It has pushed more organizations to the cloud and is increasing usage by those already there. That widespread adoption makes cloud more of a target for attackers, and […]


Global Cloud

How to Best Protect Multi-cloud and Hybrid Environments

January 19, 2022

Via: CSO Online

After a recent prolonged AWS outage (which was followed by “aftershocks” on subsequent days), a CNBC story encapsulated one of the significant conversations stirred by the event: Can big businesses rely on a single vendor, or do they need to […]


Cloud Security

Amazon fixes security flaw in AWS Glue service

January 14, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Amazon Web Services has fixed two flaws affecting AWS Glue and AWS CloudFormation. The bug in AWS Glue could allow an attacker using the service to create resources and access data of other AWS Glue customers, according to Orca Security. […]


Global Cloud

Will Edge Computing Kill the Cloud?

December 9, 2021

Via: InformationWeek

Feeling edgy? So are some cloud providers, as they watch edge data centers cut into their market. Edge data centers offer many advantages, including reduced latency, increased bandwidth, and enhanced privacy, security, and resiliency. But does this mean that cloud […]