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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announces launch of new threat detection, IoT security, and VPC secure connectivity services [Read More]
Highly sensitive data belonging to the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) exposed due to unprotected AWS S3 bucket [Read More]
Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo will acquire security company Barracuda Networks for $1.6 billion in cash [Read More]
McAfee announced on Monday that it has agreed to acquire cloud access security broker (CASB) Skyhigh Networks for an undisclosed amount. [Read More]
The final version of the ‘OWASP Top 10 - 2017’ has been released, and CSRF and unvalidated redirects didn’t make the list [Read More]
Chinese drone maker DJI and a researcher are in an online battle – which could also turn into a legal battle – over the company’s bug bounty program [Read More]
VMware patches moderate severity DoS and information disclosure vulnerabilities in vCenter Server [Read More]
Amazon adds five new encryption and security features to its S3 service, including one that alerts users of publicly accessible buckets [Read More]
NeuVector, a San Jose, Calif.-based developer of container security technology, has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. [Read More]
Researchers have discovered that some AWS customers are leaving their data open to public writes, with writable AWS S3 buckets that could be exploited to overwrite existing data or upload malware. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cloud Security

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Travis Greene's picture
Maintaining consistent security controls across the entire hybrid IT environment is growing increasingly complex as more cloud services are adopted.
Scott Simkin's picture
While it's not possible to put a physical firewall in the cloud, security professionals must apply the same rigor to secure the cloud as they would the network or the endpoint.
Marie Hattar's picture
Without visibility, your security teams are more likely to over or under invest in your company’s security infrastructure. That is a big risk to take.
Ting-Fang Yen's picture
With the commoditization of cloud computing in recent years, fraudsters and cybercriminals alike have started to take advantage of public cloud services and dedicated/virtual hosting to conduct attacks.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Just like getting off the couch and into shape can be overwhelming, the same can be true for transitioning to the public cloud.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
With more leading-edge IT capabilities available only in the cloud, companies that can migrate more of their applications accordingly stand to gain even greater agility, scalability, and efficiencies required for business success.
Travis Greene's picture
Shadow IT 2.0 is a symptom of a bigger problem – the inability to maintain digital competitive advantage due to the insufficient pace of code deployment.
Scott Simkin's picture
Attackers have developed anti-VM analysis techniques to allow the malware to recognize when it is being run on a virtual machine and fail to execute, meaning the system or threat analytics cannot make a verdict determination or extract intelligence from the sample.
Marie Hattar's picture
To fully realize the benefit of the Public Cloud, it is vital that the same due diligence applied to a physical network is applied to a cloud-based infrastructure.
Ken McAlpine's picture
Dozens of isolated security tools and platforms, regardless of how relevant they are to new cloud-based networks, create their own problem.