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Review: How Perimeter 81 provides a near plug-and-play network security service

Starting with the concept of zero trust, VPN tunneling and secure network access as a service, Perimeter 81 is now providing an almost plug-and-play solution for more elements of cybersecurity served through the cloud and on demand.

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Looking for answers at Black Hat 2019: 5 important cybersecurity issues

As Black Hat 2019 begins, the cybersecurity topics top of mind include network security platforms, threat detection/response services, new cloud security strategies, and clarification around security analytics.

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Is the cloud lulling us into security complacency?

In other words, is reliance on cloud services lulling us into security complacency?

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6 lessons from Venmo’s lax approach to API security

Cyber criminals are targeting application programming interfaces to steal sensitive data. Recent exposures and hacks at companies like Venmo, Facebook and Google present lessons to improve API security.

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What is a CASB? What you need to know before you buy

Cloud access security brokers have come a long way in a few years and can be an effective way to manage authentication and encryption across cloud and on-premise systems.

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How a decentralized cloud model may increase security, privacy

A new cloud model can support scalable applications while retaining safeguards of a decentralized, trust-minimized ecosystem.

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How to set up Microsoft Cloud App Security

Microsoft's Cloud App Security add-on will alert you to suspicious sign-in activity in Office 365, Azure and other cloud apps using standard templates or custom policies.

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AWS re:Inforce 2019: Amazon shows its dedication to cloud security

AWS re:Inforce sets the bar for cloud security and the industry. Now Amazon needs to reinforce this leadership in an era of dynamic software development and hybrid cloud computing.

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How to use the new Microsoft 365 Business Conditional Access feature

Microsoft 365 Conditional Access lets you automate conditional access controls for cloud applications. If you haven't enabled it yet, you should.

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Review: CrowdStrike Falcon breaks the EDR mold

The biggest differentiator with Falcon is that the brains of the platform exist completely in the cloud, which gives it unlimited scalability as well as a massive footprint of users and enterprises.

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The dirty dozen: 12 top cloud security threats

More data and applications are moving to the cloud, which creates unique infosecurity challenges. Here are the "Treacherous 12," the top security threats organizations face when using cloud services.

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Coventry University puts security at the heart of its cloud-first strategy

The school goes cloud-first but aims to lead its sector when it comes to cybersecurity.

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How do you secure the cloud? New data points a way

New reports show big differences in risk among public, private and hybrid cloud deployments. Here’s advice on the tools, information and organizational structure needed to execute a successful cloud security strategy.

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Review: How Aqua secures containers from development to production

The Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform uses an inherent advantage of containers, the fact that they are always highly specialized for their jobs, to create a cybersecurity structure based on whitelisting.

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Google expands cloud security capabilities, including simpler configuration

New tools and services will help make it easier for enterprises to manage security with Google products as well as with Amazon and in their own private clouds and applications.

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Stakes of security especially high in pharmaceutical industry

Pharmaceutical companies face a special level of responsibility, as it is essential that consumers are able to trust in their prescription drugs and related medical treatments, and that patients are able to reliably access them while...

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CSO50 2019: Seeding security in the cloud

CSO50 award-winning companies are rising to the cloud security challenge and finding new ways to protect data and assets.

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A hacker or your cloud provider. Who presents the greatest risk to your data?

The latest threat to your data may not be a hacker, but your own cloud provider, who can suspend performance and hold your data hostage.

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