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VMware patches important XSS in ESXi and critical authentication flaw in vSphere Data Protection (VDP) [Read More]
Symantec on Monday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against cloud-based security firm Zscaler, Inc., accusing Zscaler of violating seven of Symantec’s patents within Zscaler products. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform could have been exploited to gain access to RHEL virtual machines and storage accounts [Read More]
On average, an enterprise now uses 1,427 cloud services. Although enterprises are attempting to control their use of cloud apps, this has clearly not yet been achieved. [Read More]
Cyber threat protection and intelligence firm FireEye this week launched new cloud-based network security and threat intelligence offerings amid improving finances with its earnings report for the third quarter of 2016. [Read More]
Security analytics and testing firm Rapid7 this week unveiled Project Heisenberg Cloud, a research project designed to use the cloud to get a closer look at what attackers are doing, both in the cloud and across the Internet. [Read More]
Join Armor, Microsoft and SecurityWeek today at 11:30AM to learn how the combination Azure and Armor provides the complete cloud solution: flexibility, scalability, security and compliance. [Read More]
According to an analysis of more than 20,000 cloud services, only 6% can claim to be fully compliant with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). [Read More]
CloudFlare announces introduction of three new encryption features: TLS 1.3, automatic HTTPS rewrites and opportunistic encryption [Read More]
Oracle has agreed to acquire Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) firm Palerra for an undisclosed sum. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cloud Security

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Alan Cohen's picture
Now that we are coming up on the second “year of the hack”—who said good things only come around once, right?
Marc Solomon's picture
To ensure you understand and can address the main security challenges cloud apps can introduce to your organization, you need additional visibility and context.
Marc Solomon's picture
How do we handle the responsibility that cloud computing brings? It’s a responsibility that must be shared among vendors, users, business leaders, and IT security professionals and involves three key aspects.
Alan Cohen's picture
Like other forms of technical debt, security debt must be paid down, which ultimately leads to a more agile and secure enterprise.
Danelle Au's picture
If your organization is not equipped to deal with the security of Emergent IT, it is probably not equipped to deal with the security of mainstream applications sanctioned by IT.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
When moving to the cloud, companies must understand the implications, enumerate the risks, and mitigate those risks accordingly.
Alan Cohen's picture
Today’s network perimeter is increasingly not a single physical or virtual place, yet much of the industry debate is still focused on the perimeter.
David Holmes's picture
Will containers replace traditional operating system virtualization in the same way that virtualization has replaced much of the physical, bare-metal world? And how secure are containers, anyway?
Danelle Au's picture
When it comes to SaaS applications versus on-premise, there are three characteristics that define the need for a different approach to data governance, risk management and security in the cloud.
David Maman's picture
Through simple planning and forethought, organizations can ensure their databases not only meet compliance requirements, but will remain secure.