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Category: Cloud security


Cloud security, Security

Most enterprises hit cloud migration problems, still run apps on legacy operating systems

December 9, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

More than nine out of 10 of US enterprises in the Dow Jones, Fortune 250 and 500, and S&P 100 have run into cloud migration problems when it comes to moving legacy business applications to the cloud, with over three […]


Cloud security, Security

Cloud Security Alliance launches credentials for auditing cloud computing systems

December 6, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, announced the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK), the only credential for industry professionals […]


Cloud security, Mobile security

AT&T, Verizon Subscribers Exposed as Mobile Bills Turn Up on the Open Web

December 6, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Names, addresses, phone numbers, call and text message records and account PINs were all caught up in a cloud misconfiguration. Hundreds of thousands of mobile phone bills for AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile subscribers have been laid open to anyone with […]


Cloud security

G Suite admins get restricted security code option

December 5, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Earlier this year, Google provided G Suite admins and users with a new 2FA option: one-time security codes based on security keys. Now it offers a new option to make them more secure: admins can limit their use to the […]


Cloud security

AWS Unveils New Security Services and Capabilities

December 5, 2019

Via: Security Week

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has expanded its portfolio with three new services and capabilities meant to help organizations build and operate securely in the cloud. With the new Amazon Detective, customers can increase efficiency when investigating incidents across workloads. Currently […]


Cloud security, Security

Insecure Database Exposes Millions of Private SMS Messages

December 2, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Tens of millions of SMS messages have been found on an unprotected database, putting the private data of hundreds of millions of people in the United States at risk for theft or exposure and leaving a communications company open for […]


Cloud security

Data-Enriched Profiles on 1.2B People Exposed in Gigantic Leak

November 25, 2019

Via: Threat Post

An open Elasticsearch server has exposed the rich profiles of more than 1.2 billion people to the open internet. First found on October 16 by researchers Bob Diachenko and Vinny Troia, the database contains more than 4 terabytes of data. […]


Cloud security, Security

IBM Cloud Pak for Security hunts threats across security tools and clouds without moving data

November 21, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

IBM announced Cloud Pak for Security, featuring industry-first innovations to connect with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without moving data from its original source. The platform includes open-source technology for hunting threats, automation capabilities to help speed response […]


Cloud security, Security

Study on public cloud performance: AWS, GCP, Azure, Alibaba and IBM Cloud

November 18, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

There are notable network performance and connectivity differences between the five major public cloud providers – Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud and IBM Cloud, ThousandEyes reveals. A look at public cloud performance While […]


Cloud security, Security

IT professionals deem hybrid cloud as most secure

November 15, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Enterprises plan to aggressively shift investment to hybrid cloud architectures, with respondents reporting steady and substantial hybrid deployment plans over the next five years, according to a Nutanix survey. Hybrid cloud as the ideal IT operating model The vast majority […]