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Microsoft announces new security, privacy features at Ignite

Microsoft has consolidated some security tools under the Defender brand and added security and privacy features and products. Here's a look at what's new.

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4 lessons from recent Microsoft Azure cloud vulnerabilities

The discovery of serious vulnerabilities in Azure's Cosmos database and Linux VM shows you can't take cloud security for granted. Here's how to reduce the risk from current and future vulnerabilities.

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Cosmos DB users advised to regenerate their keys following serious vulnerability

The Azure vulnerability, which affects only those using the Jupyter Notebook feature, gives attackers access to data in databases.

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Security blind spots persist as companies cross-breed security with devops

As devops matures into devsecops, cultural obstacles continue to exert drag.

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The great cloud computing surge

Driven in part by the pandemic, cloud computing adoption has reached new heights. These five articles take a close look at the implications.

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AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure: How their security features compare

Each cloud platform differs in the security tools and features it offers customers to help them protect their cloud assets.

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AWS access control confusion enables cross-account attacks

With flexibility comes confusion, misconfiguration, and exposure, researchers say.

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Microsoft Azure Blob leak a lesson to CISOs about cloud security responsibility

Microsoft's apparent misconfiguration of its own cloud bucket exposed third-party intellectual property. Here are the takeaways for CISOs.

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Creating a multicloud security architecture: IDG's CIO Think Tank

IDG convened 30 senior IT executives as part of our CIO Think Tank Program to explore key opportunities and challenges with multicloud – including security issues IT leaders face in building a true multicloud architecture. Join us as...

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How Azure Active Directory helps manage identity for remote users

Still using Active Directory to manage identity for remote workers? You might want to consider moving to Azure Active Directory.

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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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AWS chief Andy Jassy gets top job at Amazon as CEO Bezos steps down

The surprise announcement that Jeff Bezos will leave later this year and hand over the reins to AWS leader Andy Jassy marks a remarkable rise for Jassy. He began as a marketing manager in 1997 and started AWS in 2003.

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The evolution of cloud security: Where it's headed and tips to plan

Liberty Mutual’s Cybersecurity and Cloud Specialist Don Richard, IDC’s Program VP for Cybersecurity Products Frank Dickson, and IDG’s Editor-in-Chief of Enterprise Eric Knorr are all experts on cloud security. They discuss the nexus...

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Top 10 in-demand cybersecurity skills for 2021

The list of needed security skills is long and growing. Here's what experts say is driving the demand.

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Google services, apps hit by global outage

The company’s popular business apps and services, including Gmail, Docs, Workspace, Sheets and Meet were knocked offline for more than a half hour Monday morning.

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The multicloud challenge: Building the future everywhere

At a time when procuring on-prem infrastructure and personnel seems more daunting than ever, organizations are increasingly turning to multiple clouds to provide just the array of functionality they need.

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Building stronger multicloud security: 3 key elements

If complexity is the enemy of security, multicloud presents a formidable foe. Here, experts offer advice on rising to the challenges of securing multicloud environments.

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Developing a multicloud security strategy

Multicloud environments can work to organizations’ advantage, so long as there is an overarching strategy in place for cloud security.

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