Category: Cloud security

Cloud security

Google Adds New Identity, Security Tools to Cloud Platform

October 12, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

A wave of cloud news includes new tools for identity and access management and policies for stronger controls on cloud resources. Google this week announced tools and updates related to cloud security and identity access management (IAM), most of which […]

Cloud security

How Shared Pools of Cloud Computing Power Are Changing the Way Attackers Operate

October 10, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Cloud computing is creating new challenges among security professionals as attackers embrace the “as-a-service model”, giving unsophisticated cybercriminals a leg up in carrying out attacks. The transformation from racks of physical hardware hosting sites and services to cloud computing has […]

Cloud security, Security

Race to the Cloud Creates Security Complexity

October 9, 2018

Via: Symantec Connect

Cloud computing has gone mainstream as more organizations shift their applications and workloads from on-premise data centers to public cloud platforms. Almost every company in the world—96 percent, according to one annual survey[1]—has moved some part, if not the majority, […]

Cloud security, Malware

Keeping your cloud malware-free: What you need to know

October 8, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

This year we’ve seen massive malware attacks spanning from nation-state campaigns originating in North Korea and Russia to popular restaurants and everything in between. Each new incident serves as a grim reminder to business leaders that hackers will not relent. […]

Cloud security

Optimizing Multi-Cloud, Cross-DC Web Apps and Sites

September 28, 2018

Via: Radware Blog

If you are working from your organization’s office, the chances are good that you are enjoying the responsiveness of your corporate LAN, thereby guaranteeing speedy load times for websites and applications. Yahoo! found that making pages just 400 milliseconds faster […]

Cloud security

The Cloud Security Conundrum: Assets vs. Infrastructure

September 26, 2018

Via: Security Week

The issue for cloud adopters is no longer where your data sits in AWS, on-premises, Azure, Salesforce, or what have you. The important questions are: Who has access to it, and how is it protected? Cloud adoption is becoming more […]

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 […]