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Cloud security

Misconfigured Google Groups Expose Sensitive Data

July 25, 2017

Via: Security Week

Researchers at cloud security firm RedLock believe hundreds of organizations may be exposing highly sensitive information by failing to properly configure Google Groups. Google Groups is a service that allows users to create and take part in online forums and […]


Cloud security

Who Is Responsible for Cloud Security?

July 24, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

When implementing cloud projects, security is one of the most important issues. It requires companies to identify and understand the risks inherent to digitization, public networks and outsourcing of infrastructure components. Companies still fear that their data is insecure with cloud […]


Cloud security

Cloud Security Is Not an Either/Or

July 20, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Now that cloud has become pervasive, organizations and individuals everywhere need to think about cloud security. To say that data is either fully secure or vulnerable in the cloud would be far too simplistic. Two Schools of Thought There are […]


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Many businesses spend more than $100,000 annually on additional cloud security features

July 19, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Businesses prefer storing data in the cloud but plan to invest in extra security precautions, according to B2B ratings and reviews firm Clutch. Nearly 70% of businesses on the cloud prefer storing data in the cloud instead of on a legacy […]


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Securing Public Clouds for Digital Transformation Success

July 19, 2017

Via: Qualys blog

As organizations seek digital transformation benefits and aggressively move workloads to public cloud platforms, InfoSec teams must support their business units’ efforts by adapting and properly protecting these environments. This may sound surprising to those who think that, when you […]


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The 5 fundamentals of effective cloud management

July 18, 2017

Via: CIO

A big part of the CIO role today entails hashing out a cloud computing strategy. Deciding whether to build a private cloud or to offload some workloads to a public cloud system while keeping others on-premises is just a start. […]


Access control, Cloud security

Securing your Cloud Stack from Ransomware

July 12, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

For enterprises that use the cloud, the key to being protected starts with understanding the layers that make up the components of their cloud stack. These different layers create multiple potential targets, and for the informed, they each represent a […]


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Compliance in the Cloud Needs To Be Continuous & Automated

June 28, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The discipline of compliance may look like an ideal job for checklist fetishists, but those responsible for maintaining an organization’s compliance, especially for cloud computing, have to be think beyond adhering to lists. Beyond being comfortable in the role of […]


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Organizations still unclear on cloud security responsibility

June 23, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Vanson Bourne surveyed 1,300 IT decision makers from organizations using public cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and from Asia Pacific (APAC). Background public cloud use Respondents’ use of public cloud […]


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Bringing Data Center Security to Cloud Speed

June 22, 2017

Via: TrendMicro Blog

Last week, while visiting the product management team for Deep Security, I asked about their latest release. They surprised me by saying the big news is that there IS a release. Confused, I asked them to elaborate… You see, when […]