Category: Cloud security

Cloud security, Security

Making Cloud Security a Team Sport

February 21, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

While most large enterprises are moving to the cloud in some form, the path is never as direct as chief information officers (CIOs) and chief information security officers (CISOs) might like it to be. Most come to terms with the […]

Cloud security, Security

Increase Automation to Overcome Cyber Resilience Challenges

February 17, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Security operations teams face an exponentially growing volume of security event data while resources mostly remain static. One great way to help solve issues in this space is automation. Despite the recognized benefits of security automation, however, few organizations leverage […]

Cloud security, Security

Infrastructure-as-code templates are the source of many cloud infrastructure weaknesses

February 5, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In the age of cloud computing where infrastructure needs to be extended or deployed rapidly to meet ever-changing organizational needs, the configuration of new servers and nodes is completely automated. This is done using machine-readable definition files, or templates, as […]

Access control, Cloud security, Security

Organisations losing control of cloud data

January 28, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The rapid growth of the cloud has left organisations with significant gaps into the visibility of the data they keep there, putting them at risk of data loss and regulatory non-compliance, according to a report published by McAfee. In its […]

Cloud security, Security

Microsoft Releases Azure Security Benchmark

January 24, 2020

Via: Security Week

ASB, Microsoft says, was designed to improve the consistency of security documentation for Azure services by creating a framework containing all recommendations for Azure services, in the same format. ASB is meant to help organizations increase the overall security and […]

Cloud security, Security

Exposed AWS buckets again implicated in multiple data leaks

January 20, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The lack of care being taken to correctly configure cloud environments has once again been highlighted by two serious data leaks in the UK caused by leaking Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket databases. As a default setting, Amazon S3 […]

Cloud security, Security

What differentiates Oracle from other cloud providers when it comes to security?

January 16, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Cybersecurity is an important aspect and it becomes more precarious when organisations are flocking to the cloud to deploy mission-critical apps. Data is the new oil of the 21st century. The opportunity that the cloud presents also brings in challenges […]

Cloud security, Security

Honda Leaks Data of 26K North American Customers

December 20, 2019

Via: Threat Post

An exposed database was discovered leaking the personal information of 26,000 North American Honda owners and their vehicles. The Elasticsearch database in question is owned by the American Honda Motor Co., a North American subsidiary of the Honda Motor Co. […]

Cloud security, Security, Vulnerabilities

Why Cloud, Collaboration Breed Insider Threats

December 19, 2019

Via: Threat Post

When it comes to facing insider threats, many enterprises seem to be suffering from a type of organizational cognitive dissonance – as in, they hold two, seemingly contradictory beliefs when it comes to the cloud and the collaboration tools that […]

Cloud security, Security

IBM Security adds AI features to its Cloud Identity solution

December 12, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

IBM Security announced it is extending its artificial intelligence (AI) technology originally developed to protect users in the financial services industry, to clients in all industries via the company’s identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) offering. IBM Cloud Identity now features AI-based adaptive access […]