Cloud Security

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Problems that arise with cloud to cloud interactions

Some companies have multiple applications in different public clouds. There is a possibility that some public cloud applications need to access another public cloud's application data. Should this architecture be allowed?

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Continuous IT audits are needed to combat today's cyber threats

It's time to shift to continuous audits as cyber threats are dynamic and constantly changing, we can no longer afford to take a static snapshot of critical IT systems.

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Expert: Apple may have deployed unauthorized patch by mistake

Last month, reports came out that Apple accidentally installed a fake firmware patch on internal development servers. That's a lesson to all companies to be careful about where they get their patches.

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Microsoft keeps to Bill Gates' roots of cybersecurity

A look at the software giant's startling cybersecurity statistics.

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Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive an outage?

Can your business get by with an asynchronous backup or must that offsite server be updated by the second to keep the business up and running at all times.

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Google tries to beat AWS at cloud security

New tools that protect enterprise applications running on Google Cloud Platform may help take the spotlight away from AWS and Microsoft Azure

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Danes targeted by malware spread through Dropbox

Earlier this week, Danish-speaking users were hit by malware spread through Dropbox, but the company responded quickly to shut down the attack

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AWS says a typo caused the massive S3 failure this week

Everyone makes mistakes. But working at Amazon Web Services means an incorrectly entered input can lead to a massive outage that cripples popular websites and services.

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Carders capitalize on Cloudflare problems, claim 150 million logins for sale

A carder forum is advertising a special deal to VIP members. The website claims to possess more than 150 million logins, from a number of services including Netflix, and Uber.

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Bleeding clouds: Cloudflare server errors blamed for leaked customer data

While working on something completely unrelated, Google security researcher, Tavis Ormandy, recently discovered that Cloudflare was leaking a wide range of sensitive information, which could have included everything from cookies and...

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8 steps to regaining control over shadow IT

Learn how to discover those employees who went roaming for outside services.

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IT leaders say it's hard to keep the cloud safe

IT managers are finding it difficult to keep their applications and data safe in the cloud, and many are slowing cloud adoption because of it, according to a report from Intel.

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Cybersecurity and the Cloud in 2017

Infoworld Senior Writer Fahmida Rashid chats with Palo Alto Networks' CSO Rick Howard about the biggest cybersecurity challenges facing businesses working in the cloud in 2017.

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5 things DevOps needs to do to secure containers

Aqua’s CTO, Amir Jerbi suggests some key things DevOps should know about securing containerized applications.

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SonicWall CEO talks of life after Dell spinout

In this installment of the IDG CEO Interview Series, Bill Conner spoke with Chief Content Officer John Gallant about what the Dell spin out means for customers and where SonicWall is focusing its development efforts.

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Hunting for SOCs

New report looks at the trends, capabilities, and maturity levels of organizations’ security operations centers.

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Is antivirus getting worse?

Anti-virus software is getting worse at detecting both known and new threats, says a new report. Average detection rates for known malware went down a couple of percentage points slightly from 2015 to 2016, while detection rates for...

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Don't predict, protect

How businesses can actually protect themselves against a variety of threats.

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