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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Cisco closes backdoor that could have allowed hackers with access to its data centers to hijack customers’ Umbrella virtual appliances [Read More]
Cloudflare says all customers will receive unmetered DDoS mitigation, and organizations will be able to select the geographical location of their SSL keys [Read More]
An unprotected AWS S3 bucket operated by a Verizon engineer leaked details on the telecoms giant’s internal systems [Read More]
Unprotected AWS cloud storage bucket leaks internal access credentials and other critical data from Viacom [Read More]
Two point of sale (POS) malware families have been abusing thousands of publicly accessible ElasticSearch nodes for command and control (C&C) purposes, Kromtech security researchers warn. [Read More]
Google and Spotify announce Forseti, a community-driven collection of open source security tools for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environments [Read More]
Aqua Security, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based container security startup, has raised $25 million in Series B funding, bringing the total amount raised by the company to $38.5 million. [Read More]
DigitalOcean warns users that 1-Click applications running MySQL share a default password. Other cloud providers also affected [Read More]
VMware patches critical SVGA code execution flaw and other vulnerabilities in ESXi, vCenter Server, Workstation and Fusion [Read More]
Mocana this week announced that it has verified the integration of its IoT Security Platform with the IoT cloud platforms of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure IoT, and VMware. [Read More]

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Jennifer Blatnik's picture
While using containers to secure your organization is a relatively novel approach, it can lead to cost savings and massive scalability.
David Holmes's picture
How do you secure application components when they’re shifting from cloud to cloud? Any traffic traversing from one public cloud to another is by definition crossing the Internet and should therefore not be trusted.
Alan Cohen's picture
Traditional incident management approaches that rely on network monitoring and detection of attacks are also falling short in today’s agile and distributed computing world.
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.