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Cloud security

The Cloud Security Risks Hidden in Plain Sight

September 22, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

There are two popular attitudes about cloud security, and both of them are wrong. One belief is that putting data in the cloud amounts to putting it on the public internet for anyone to access. Therefore, the only way to […]


Cloud security

Leaking Cloud Databases and Servers Expose Over 1 Billion Records

September 21, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

As The Wall Street Journal recently pointed out, some clients of cloud service providers such as Amazon and Microsoft are accidentally leaving their cloud databases exposed due to misconfigurations of their services. Coupled with recent headline-making breaches, it’s becoming clear […]


Cloud security

Mocana Integrates Embedded Security Software With Industrial Cloud Platforms

September 15, 2017

Via: Security Week

Two constants in current cybersecurity are the growing threat from insecure IoT botnets (Mirai, WireX, etcetera), and the continuing security provided by strong encryption. It is part of the mission of one venture capital funded firm to solve the former […]


Cloud security, Malware

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Hosted in Amazon S3 Bucket

August 28, 2017

Via: Threat Post

As Bitcoin’s price continues to soar beyond $4,000 USD per, cybercriminals are responding in kind by using techniques long reserved for adware, click-fraud and spying to now drop cryptocurrency miners onto compromised computers. The latest incident comes from a rash […]


Cloud security, Vulnerabilities

Fuze Patches TPN Handset Vulnerabilities

August 24, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Fuze, a maker of popular enterprise-grade voice-over-IP handsets, earlier this year patched three vulnerabilities that exposed user account information and enabled unauthorized authentication. The issues were made public today by researchers at Rapid7 who privately disclosed the flaws on April […]


Cloud security

Shrink Your Enterprise Cloud Computing Security Concerns With a Cloud Vendor Risk Management Program

August 23, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

According to a recent Forrester report, enterprise cloud computing adoption accelerated in 2016 and will do so again in 2017. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) remains the largest portion of the public cloud market, with global spending expected to reach $105 billion in […]


Cloud security, Network security

New Security, Compliance Features Added to Cisco Spark

August 22, 2017

Via: Security Week

Cisco announced on Monday that it has added some important security, compliance and analytics features to its Spark collaboration platform. Launched in March 2015, Cisco Spark provides cloud-based tools for team messaging, online meetings and whiteboarding. One year after its […]


Cloud security

Public Cloud Is Most Secure: Report

August 16, 2017

Via: Security Week

Public cloud environments are more secure than private and hybrid clouds and on-premises networks, according to data collected by cloud security solutions provider Alert Logic over a period of 18 months. Alert Logic’s 2017 Cloud Security Report is based on the […]


Cloud security

Best Practices for Developing and Securing a Microservices Architecture

August 15, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

To match the ongoing shift to cloud as a means of increasing agility when delivering services, the architectures supporting these services are also evolving. The cloud IT space is full of terminology such as infrastructure-as-code, highly scalable architectures and microservices […]


Cloud security, Cyber warfare

Cloud Security and the New Cold War: Corporate Strategies for Winning Digital Battles

August 14, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Thirty years ago, the Cold War threatened to spill over from high-level espionage into full-blown warfare between the world’s two great superpowers. But there could be a new conflict on the horizon. Nature recently highlighted “The Darkening Web,” a new book […]