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Cloud security

Only 32% of organizations employ a security-first approach to cloud data storage

October 10, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Although nearly half (48%) of corporate data is stored in the cloud, only a third (32%) of organizations admit they employ a security-first approach to data storage in the cloud, according to a global study from Thales, with research from […]


Cloud security

Intimate Details on Healthcare Workers Exposed as Cloud Security Lags

October 9, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Yet another non-password protected cloud database has come to light, this time exposing a raft of highly personal information on healthcare workers and traveling nurses – including drug tests and arrest records. The incident showcases the unfortunate reality that cloud […]


Cloud security, Security

Cloud Vulnerability Could Let One Server Compromise Thousands

September 30, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

A newly disclosed critical vulnerability in the OnApp cloud orchestration platform could let an attacker compromise an entire private cloud with access to a single server, researchers report. The finding comes from researchers at security firm Skylight Cyber who say […]


Cloud security

60% of Major US Firms Have Been Hacked in Cloud: Study

September 25, 2019

Via: Security Week

Researchers at the enterprise security firm Proofpoint said they detected over 15 million unauthorized login attempts to cloud computing networks of US Fortune 500 firms in the first six months of 2019, of which 400,000 were successful. “While it only […]


Cloud security, Security

Top challenges for CIOs in a multi-cloud world

September 23, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Lost revenue (49%) and reputational damage (52%) are among the biggest concerns as businesses transform into software businesses and move to the cloud, according to Dynatrace. As CIOs struggle to prevent these concerns from becoming reality, IT teams now spend […]


Cloud security, Security

Oracle Launches New Services to Secure the Cloud

September 17, 2019

Via: Security Week

The new services, Oracle Data Safe, Oracle Cloud Guard and Oracle Cloud Maximum Security Zones, deliver centralized security configuration and posture management capabilities, while also automating the enforcement of security practices. The new products operate in the background to gather […]


Cloud security, Security

IBM launches z15, designed for hybrid multicloud security and cloud-native app development

September 12, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

IBM announced z15, a new enterprise platform delivering the ability to manage the privacy of customer data across hybrid multicloud environments. With z15, clients can manage who gets access to data via policy-based controls, with an industry-first capability to instantly […]


Cloud security, Security

Cloud security: Inside the shared responsibility model

September 9, 2019

Via: InfoWorld

In the latest major cloud security foul-up, Capital One suffered a data breach, which affected 100 million people in the United States, and 6 million in Canada. It wasn’t just Capital One caught with their security pants down. We now […]


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Security pros need more and better visibility into their cloud networks

September 4, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

In this Help Net Security podcast, Kevin Sheu, VP Product Marketing and Marcus Hartwig, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Vectra AI, discuss the Vectra superhero survey from Black Hat USA 2019, which provides insight into the current cloud adoption and […]


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Windows 10 update will soon enable cloud reinstalls

September 2, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Users looking to reinstall Windows 10 will soon be able to do so just by going online, Microsoft has revealed The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build includes a new option when resetting your PC that will tie to a […]