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Cloud security, Hacker, Network security, Threats & Malware

AWS: No Significant Issues at Other Alleged Targets of Capital One Hacker

August 19, 2019

Via: Security Week

Thompson, who used the online moniker “erratic,” has been accused of accessing the personal information of roughly 106 million people — 100 million in the United States and 6 million in Canada — including, in some cases, social security numbers […]


Cloud security, Security

McAfee acquires NanoSec to further extend CASB and cloud workload protection platform capabilities

August 12, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, announced the acquisition of NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. The acquisition will enable organizations to improve governance and compliance and to reduce risk of their cloud and container deployments. The acquisition of […]


Cloud security, Security

Only 32% of government organizations consider a cloud-first strategy

August 6, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The number of public sector organizations that are ready to implement a cloud-first strategy or move their entire infrastructures to the cloud has decreased by almost 20% since 2018, according to Netwrix. In fact, only 32% of government organizations would […]


Cloud security, Security

Public cloud data continues to grow, headed toward $500 billion by 2023

August 5, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The worldwide public cloud services market grew 27.4% year over year in 2018 with revenues totaling nearly $183 billion, according to IDC. This growth rate, which is more than 4.5 times that of the IT industry overall, showed a modest […]


Cloud security

Security a Top Concern as Containerization Gathers Pace

July 31, 2019

Via: Security Week

Within the increasing adoption of container technology, two things stand out: hybrid on-prem and cloud configurations are growing, and Kubernetes dominates. At the same time, concern over investment in security remains high. StackRox has repeated a survey on the container […]


Cloud security

Capital One breach: Info on 106 million customers compromised, hacker arrested

July 30, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Capital One, one of the largest banks in the United States by assets, has announced that it has suffered a massive data breach affecting the personal and financial information of some 106 million individuals in the U.S. and Canada. Simultaneously, […]


Cloud security, Mobile security

Cloud Security Concerns Loom for 93% of Businesses Adopting Apps and BYOD

July 30, 2019

Via: Threat Post

With the increasing popularity of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies and public cloud offerings, enterprises are moving from on-premises applications to cloud apps – but they still lack faith in cloud security. A recent July Bitglass study found that 67 percent of […]


Cloud security

Cloud Provider Relationships Don’t Last, So Protect Your Data With an Exit Plan

July 29, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

When it comes to cloud computing, contract terminations can occur for a number of reasons. Due diligence requires companies to lay out an exit plan for what happens if a cloud provider does not work out as expected. When a […]


Cloud security

Does Your Cloud Vendor Contract Include These Crucial Security Requirements?

July 18, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Cloud adoption is on the rise: According to International Data Corporation (IDC)’s “Nine Ways to Maximize the Value of Cloud Contracts,” 52 percent of all companies are currently using cloud-based delivery models and an additional 27 percent have firm plans […]


Cloud security

As cyber attacks increase, the cloud-based database security market grows

July 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The cloud-based database security market is expected to register a CAGR of 19.5% over the forecast period 2019-2024, according to ResearchAndMarkets. With the increasing adoption of Big Data platforms and relational databases becoming the prime target for data thieves, the […]