Category: Cloud security

Cloud security

The Security Costs of Cloud-Native Applications

September 19, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

More than 60% of organizations report the bulk of new applications are built in the cloud. What does this mean for security? Businesses are increasingly reliant on cloud-native applications despite the strong, broad perception that use of the cloud will […]

Cloud security

5 tips for better cloud security

September 11, 2018

Via: CSO Online

There’s no doubt that widespread adoption of the cloud has enabled collaboration on a much greater scale, driving innovation and creativity. Distributed workforces can work harmoniously, IT departments can offload expensive hardware and maintenance costs, and organizations can benefit from […]

Cloud security, Security

How to retrofit the cloud for security: 2 essential steps

August 31, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

At the majority of enterprises that migrate applications to the cloud, security is an afterthought. This doesn’t mean it’s not important, but that they looking to address security requirements after the workloads and data have already settled in the cloud. […]

Cloud security, Hacker, Network security

Hackers Leverage AWS To Breach, Persist In Corporate Networks

August 21, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Attackers are abusing the characteristics of cloud services to launch and hide their activity as they traverse target networks. A new body of evidence indicates threat actors are using increasingly advanced techniques to target cloud providers and leveraging cloud-specific traits […]

Cloud security

Five Reasons Why Contact Centers Move to the Cloud

August 18, 2018

Via: Aberdeen

Contact centers have an ever-growing list of applications (e.g., routing, agent desktop, WFO) they use to meet and exceed customer needs. As companies try to keep up with these technologies, they must consider how they access them. Specifically, do they […]

Cloud security, Vulnerabilities

Google Chrome Bug Opens Access to Private Facebook Information

August 16, 2018

Via: Threat Post

A browser bug in Google Chrome has been discovered that lets bad actors uncover private data stored on Facebook, Google sites and other platforms, by using video and audio HTML tags, and the filtering functions in websites. The bug in […]

Application security, Cloud security, Network security

Expect API Breaches to Accelerate

August 8, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

APIs provide the digital glue that binds apps, cloud resources, app services and data altogether – and they’re increasingly an appsec security threat. Last year the category of underprotected APIs cracked the OWASP Top 10 list for the first time. […]

Cloud security

Google Details Tech Built into Shielded VMs

August 7, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Specialized virtual machines, recently released in beta mode, ensure cloud workloads haven’t been compromised. Google recently rolled out in beta specialized virtual machines, called Shielded VMs, so account holders on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) could run workloads without fear of […]

Cloud security, Security

Considerations for Load Balancers When Migrating Applications to the Cloud

July 31, 2018

Via: Radware Blog

According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total spending on IT infrastructure for deployment in cloud environments is expected to total $46.5 billion in 2017 with year-over-year growth of 20.9%. […]

Cloud security, Vulnerabilities

Apache, IBM Patch Critical Cloud Vulnerability

July 25, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Apache and IBM have patched a critical vulnerability that allows attackers to replace a company’s serverless code with their own malicious script. Once running, the bad code could then be used for a range of nefarious tasks, including extracting confidential […]