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Category: Cloud security


Cloud security, Security

Microsoft Fended Off a Record 2.4 Tbps DDoS Attack Targeting Azure Customers

October 12, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Microsoft on Monday revealed that its Azure cloud platform mitigated a 2.4 Tbps distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in the last week of August targeting an unnamed customer in Europe, surpassing a 2.3 Tbps attack stopped by Amazon Web Services in […]


Cloud security, Security

AWS ransomware attacks: Not a question of if, but when

October 12, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Ermetic announced the results of a study about the security posture of AWS environments and their vulnerability to ransomware attacks. In virtually all of the participating organizations, identities were found that, if compromised, would place at least 90% of the […]


Cloud security, Security

Google Patches Vulnerability in Cloud Endpoints Proxy

October 1, 2021

Via: Security Week

The vulnerability was found by security researcher Imre Rad, who disclosed his findings last week on the Full Disclosure mailing list. Rad found the vulnerability in Extensible Service Proxy (ESP), an open source, Nginx-based proxy that enables API management capabilities […]


Cloud security, Security

4 lessons from recent Microsoft Azure cloud vulnerabilities

September 29, 2021

Via: CSO Online

We are often told that the cloud is more secure than on-premises solutions. But is it really? Both are subject to similar risks and vulnerabilities, and the cloud can sometimes be more complicated than on-premises because of our unfamiliarity with […]


Cloud security, Security

Corporate attack surface exploding as a result of remote work

September 27, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

74% of organizations attribute recent business-impacting cyberattacks to vulnerabilities in technology put in place during the pandemic. The data is drawn from a study of more than 1,300 security leaders, business executives and remote employees conducted by Forrester Consulting. From […]


Cloud security, Security

Qumulo Recover Q addresses and defends data protection on-premises and in the cloud

September 24, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Qumulo unveiled Qumulo Recover Q, a business continuity and disaster recovery solution that bolsters existing strategies to help guard against and react to ransomware threats. The new solution helps customers minimize the attack surface threat actors target and leverages disaster […]


Cloud security, Security

Most IT leaders prioritize cloud migration, yet security concerns remain

September 24, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

There has been a significant year-on-year leap in companies planning to move business-critical applications to the cloud, despite cybersecurity concerns, Equinix has found. The need to remain competitive and cater to increased user demands has prompted a 15% jump to […]


Cloud security, Security

Safe Systems CloudInsight M365 Security Basics provides visibility into Microsoft security settings

September 17, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Safe Systems released CloudInsight M365 Security Basics, which provides financial institutions visibility into their security settings for Azure Active Directory and O365/M365 tenants. Digital security will continue to be a growing concern for modern financial institutions. According to a recent […]


Cloud security, Security

Critical Flaws Discovered in Azure App That Microsoft Secretly Installs on Linux VMs

September 15, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Microsoft on Tuesday addressed a quartet of security flaws as part of its Patch Tuesday updates that could be abused by adversaries to target Azure cloud customers and elevate privileges as well as allow for remote takeover of vulnerable systems. […]


Application security, Cloud security, Security

Organizations struggling to develop cloud applications that meet security requirements

September 9, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

According to a Security Compass research, in mid-sized to large enterprises, 50% of the software applications being developed are cloud based, and another 30% are expected to migrate to the cloud within the next two years. However, ensuring a secure […]