Tag: security

Cloud Clients, Global Cloud

7 Security and Compliance Considerations for Cloud-Based Business Applications  

July 7, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

There’s no doubt on-premises deployments of mission-critical business applications provide more control over data as it resides within the four walls of an organization’s network infrastructure. However, businesses can no longer ignore the benefits of moving these applications to the […]

Global Cloud

Microsoft’s Project Freta: This new free service spots rootkits lurking in cloud VMs

July 7, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has unveiled Project Freta, a potential future virtual-machine (VM) forensics service that will allow anyone to automatically ferret out malicious software hiding in memory on cloud infrastructure. But unlike Microsoft’s commercial security services and innovations for Microsoft Defender Advanced […]

Global Cloud

Microsoft is buying CyberX to bolster its Azure IoT security

June 22, 2020

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Microsoft has announced it will purchase the industrially focused network security vendor CyberX for an undisclosed sum in an effort to bolster the security capabilities of its Azure IoT platform. The acquisition strikes at the heart of two key IIoT […]

Global Cloud

Security risks of increasingly popular cloud collaboration tools

June 16, 2020

Via: CompareTheCloud

While such tools are great enablers of remote work, they can increase security risks, and especially the risks posed by the insider threat. In fact, a recent study found that only 23% of remote employees had received any guidance on […]

Global Cloud

Venafi buys cloud protection service Jetstack

May 14, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Machine-based identity protection specialist Venafi, which supplies transport layer security (TLS), secure shell (SSH) and code-signing machine identities across some of the most security-conscious organisations in the world, is to enhance its cloud protection capabilities with the acquisition of Jetstack, […]

Global Cloud

Prepare for the future of distributed cloud computing

May 8, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Distributed cloud, according to Gartner, “is the distribution of public cloud services to different physical locations, while the operation, governance, updates, and evolution of the services are the responsibility of the originating public cloud provider.” That’s “analyst speak” which means […]

Cloud Clients, Global Cloud

Bridgecrew announces $14M Series A to automate cloud security

April 16, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

In today’s grim economic climate, companies are looking for ways to automate wherever they can. Bridgecrew, an early-stage startup that makes automated cloud security tooling aimed at engineers, announced a $14 million Series A today. Battery Ventures led the round […]

Global Cloud

Ensuring Cloud Security

April 14, 2020

Via: CIO

Security protocols and technologies are most effective when considered at the start of architecting enterprise infrastructure or developing business processes, rather than being bolted on as an afterthought. The entire security landscape has changed in recent years and continues to […]

Global Cloud

Amazon’s Detective will help you investigate your cloud computing security mysteries

April 1, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Amazon’s cloud services business AWS has announced that security tool Amazon Detective, which uses machine learning to help visualize anomalies in customers’ resources, is now generally available. Launched as a preview at last year’s re:Invent event, the feature is likely […]

Global Cloud

Adobe to Windows 10 users: Use this fix for critical file-deletion bug in Creative Cloud app

March 25, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Adobe has warned users of its Creative Cloud Desktop Application for Windows PCs about a bug that could let an attacker delete files from their computers. Third-party researchers discovered that Adobe’s suite of design apps for Windows is vulnerable to […]