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Cloudflare this week announced it has turned on Encrypted SNI (ESNI) across all of its network, making yet another step toward improving user privacy [Read More]
Microsoft has released new security features for Azure with the addition of Microsoft Authenticator, Azure Firewall, and several other tools to the cloud computing platform. [Read More]
"Credential Stuffing is growing fast," Rich Bolstridge, chief strategist for financial services at Akamai Technologies, told SecurityWeek. "In March and April 2018 we logged over 6 billion malicious login attempts. By May and June, this had risen to more than 8 billion attempts." [Read More]
Container security company Sysdig raises $68.5 million, which brings the total funding to date to over $121 million [Read More]
Mountain View, Calif-based Lacework has closed a $24 million Series B funding round, bringing the total raised to $32 million. [Read More]
ESET launches new enterprise security solutions, including EDR, forensic investigation, threat monitoring, sandbox and management tools [Read More]
Twistlock, a provider of solutions to protect cloud containers, has raised $33 million in Series C funding, bringing the total raised to-date by the company to $63 million. [Read More]
Google has shared more details on the recently released Shielded VMs, a new offering designed for securing workloads running on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). [Read More]
Facebook has asked major US banks to share customer data to allow it to develop new services on the social network's Messenger texting platform, a banking source told reporters. [Read More]
NetSpectre shows that Spectre Variant 1 attacks can be used to read arbitrary memory data remotely in a LAN or the cloud, but exfiltration is limited to 60 bits per hour [Read More]

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Laurence Pitt's picture
The biggest truth about security in public cloud is that it provides security at scale. As a single organization, everything you do is at a scale of one.
John Maddison's picture
Analysis of a vendor’s underlying design and optimization approaches will enable you to select the solution that best meets your organization’s performance and budgetary requirements.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
What can you do to mitigate the risk you may be inadvertently introducing to your public cloud deployments?
Scott Simkin's picture
Clunky security approaches, pieced together from multiple vendors, result in a fragmented security environment where IT teams must manually correlate data to implement actionable security protections.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
While it’s easy to deploy new IT services, many of the security tools and processes that we’ve used in our networks and data centers will not work in public clouds.
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.