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Category: Cloud security


Cloud security, Security

10 common cloud security mistakes that put your data at risk

September 10, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The news is filled regularly with attacks on misconfigured cloud servers and the leaked data that criminals obtain from them. The errors happen because we are all human. We might set up a cloud server with loose (or no) credentials […]


Cloud security, Security

Cloud technology great for security but poses systemic risks, according to new report

August 31, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Although nearly 30 years old, cloud computing is still a “new” technology for most organizations. The cloud promises to reduce costs and increase efficiencies through storage and management of large repositories of data and systems that are theoretically cheaper to […]


Cloud security, Security

Hybrid cloud complexity, rush to adopt pose security risks, expert says

August 17, 2020

Via: CSO Online

As enterprises race to adopt cloud technology, they also encounter a combination of new possible threats from the rapid and frequently unorganized deployment of different cloud-based technologies. Particular concerns surround the adoption of so-called hybrid cloud technologies, Sean Metcalf, founder […]


Cloud security, Security

Threat Modeling in a Container Environment

August 17, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

As organizations turn to hybrid solutions, an increasing number of businesses are turning to container orchestration to provide a seamless solution to computing between environments. “Containers are units of software in which the code and all its dependencies are packed, […]


Cloud security, Security

OPA: A general-purpose policy engine for cloud-native

August 5, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

As your organization embraces the cloud, you may find that the dynamism and scale of the cloud-native stack requires a far more complicated security and compliance landscape. For instance, with container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes gaining traction, developers and devops […]


Cloud security, Security

As Businesses Move to the Cloud, Cybercriminals Follow Close Behind

July 28, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

COVID-19 has introduced many new normals for business, and IT operations are no exception. Despite tighter technology budgets in the wake of the economic recession, companies are moving full steam ahead toward the cloud due to the agility and scale […]


Cloud security, Security

5 Core Tenets for Effective Multicloud Security

July 24, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

For a growing number of organizations adopting cloud-based deployment models, the cloud security challenge is clear. For example, how do I rapidly transform my business in a way that is also secure and compliant? Business leaders have an opportunity to […]


Access control, Cloud security, Security

Attackers exploit Twilio’s misconfigured cloud storage, inject malicious code into SDK

July 23, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Twilio has confirmed that, for 8 or so hours on July 19, a malicious version of their TaskRouter JS SDK was being served from their one of their AWS S3 buckets. “Due to a misconfiguration in the S3 bucket that […]


Cloud security, Cyber-crime, Phishing, Security

Leak Exposes Private Data of Genealogy Service Users

July 22, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A server containing information of users of a genealogy service has exposed the data of 60,000 users, putting them at risk for fraud, phishing and other cybercriminal activity. Research led by Avishai Efrat at WizCase has discovered the leak, which […]


Cloud security, Security

Google Cloud steps up security and compliance for applications, government

July 14, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Google is taking important steps to secure customer data in the cloud when used by applications and prevent potentially unauthorized access to sensitive computing workloads run by government institutions and their contractors. To meet the strict security and compliance requirements […]