Category: Cloud security

Cloud security, Mobile security

Unsanctioned Apps Invite Fox into Cybersecurity Hen House

July 16, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Conventional wisdom has shown there’s a short line between a company’s highest point of risk – its employees and a compromise. Unsanctioned, or shadow applications, are apps that haven’t been cleared by a company’s information security team. These apps, on […]

Cloud security, Network security

Azure IoT Edge Exits Preview with Security Updates

July 3, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Microsoft rolls out its cloud-based IoT service to the general public, while upping data protection with new categories including device management and security. Microsoft has made Azure IoT Edge publicly available around the world with several updates intended to bolster […]

Cloud security

GDPR Is Here: Don’t Neglect Public Cloud Security

June 27, 2018

Via: Qualys blog

With organizations aggressively moving workloads to public cloud platforms, such as Amazon’s AWS, protecting these environments is critical for complying with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR, which went into effect in May, imposes strict requirements on millions […]

Cloud security

5 Tips for Integrating Security Best Practices into Your Cloud Strategy

June 19, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Do ‘cloud-first’ strategies create a security-second mindset? Too often, I hear system administrators tell me that their organization’s cloud-first strategy is jeopardizing security. With each new software-, infrastructure, and platform-as-a-service adopted by line-of-business users or within enterprise IT, security seems […]

Cloud security, Network security

DOD Looks to the Cloud for Browser Security

June 7, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

The US Department of Defense just published its cloud browser strategy. What’s yours? On June 5, 2018, the Defense Information Systems Agency released an unclassified request for information (RFI) outlining its intent to procure a cloud browser for 3.1 million […]

Cloud security

Web Application Firewalls Adjust to Secure the Cloud

June 5, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Cloud-based WAFs protect applications without the costs and complexity of on-prem hardware. Here’s what to keep in mind as you browse the growing market. As the application landscape changes, so do the tools we use to protect corporate systems and […]

Cloud security

Public Google Groups Leaking Sensitive Data at Thousands of Orgs

June 4, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Thousands of organizations out there are leaking some form of sensitive email, according to an analysis, thanks to a widespread misconfiguration in Google Groups. According to Kenna Security, the afflicted include Fortune 500 companies, hospitals, universities and colleges, newspapers and […]

Cloud security, Phishing, Security

Simple Steps To Strengthen Your Network Security

June 1, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Digital transformation is accelerating the speed of business – and the complexity of the network. Companies new to the market design a robust, current security framework into the network from Day One. However, more established companies don’t have that luxury. […]

Cloud security

Firefox Saves Screenshots to Publicly Accessible Cloud Servers

May 16, 2018

Via: Security Week

Mozilla’s Firefox browser allows users to take screenshots of entire pages or sections of pages and save them to the cloud, but is making them publicly accessible by default, an ethical hacker has discovered. Introduced in the browser last fall, […]

Cloud security

RSA Conference 2018 Recap: Building a Foundation for Tomorrow’s Cybersecurity

April 26, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

The RSA Conference has gotten bigger and louder — not just because of the clamoring sounds of tens of thousands of attendees, but also due to the din of construction equipment as San Francisco works to rebuild the Moscone Center. […]