Tag: security

Global Cloud

Cloud technology great for security but poses systemic risks, according to new report

August 31, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Although nearly 30 years old, cloud computing is still a “new” technology for most organizations. The cloud promises to reduce costs and increase efficiencies through storage and management of large repositories of data and systems that are theoretically cheaper to […]

Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Cisco’s integrated security portfolio for cloud, email, and network simplifies and secures more

August 11, 2020

Via: CASB and Cloud Cybersecurity Solutions

It’s a pervasive fact of life these days that, while your employees, your customers, and your data may be everywhere, your cybersecurity operations team simply can’t do the same. The pervasive use of SaaS applications, an increasingly remote and roaming […]

Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

Security teams struggle to keep pace with cloud threats

August 10, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Misconfiguration, unauthorised access and account hijacking are the most pressing of a number of threats to public cloud environments, which are now reaching a level where security operations are finding it more and more of a challenge to keep up, […]

Global Cloud

Google Cloud steps up security and compliance for applications, government

July 14, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Google is taking important steps to secure customer data in the cloud when used by applications and prevent potentially unauthorized access to sensitive computing workloads run by government institutions and their contractors. To meet the strict security and compliance requirements […]

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 […]