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5 best practices for negotiating SaaS contracts for risk and security

Software-as-a-service providers often handle your sensitive data. Here's how to hold them to a high standard for security.

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14 controls for securing SAP systems in the cloud

Organizations often don't follow security best practices when deploying and managing complex SAP systems. This set of security controls from the Cloud Security Alliance aims to change that.

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11 top cloud security threats

More data and applications are moving to the cloud, which creates unique infosecurity challenges. Here are the "Egregious 11," the top security threats organizations face when using cloud services.

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Azure Security Benchmark v2: What you need to know

Here's what Microsoft's new security benchmarks include and how they can help you better understand your Azure security posture.

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10 common cloud security mistakes that put your data at risk

Yes, the cloud offers many security advantages over on-premises, especially for smaller organizations, but only if you avoid these mistakes around cloud configuration, monitoring and patching.

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Homomorphic encryption: Deriving analytics and insights from encrypted data

Homomorphic encryption allows safe outsourcing of storage of computation on sensitive data to the cloud, but there are trade-offs with performance, protection and utility.

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With cloud's security benefits comes systemic risks, report finds

A new report from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace seeks to give law and policy makers a better understanding of cloud security risks.

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Hybrid cloud complexity, rush to adopt pose security risks, expert says

Organizations rushing to adopt hosted cloud infrastructure alongside on-premises systems might not fully understand or address potential security threats.

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CIO Think Tank: Setting the multi-cloud agenda

How can enterprises handle the complexity of multiple clouds — and reap unprecedented benefits? In a series of virtual roundtables, 30 IT leaders articulated the challenges and delivered insightful recommendations.

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Bracing for the security data explosion

Organizations must prepare for collecting, processing, analyzing, and acting upon terabytes of security data.

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Google Cloud steps up security and compliance for applications, government

New Google Cloud offerings Confidential VMs and Assured Workloads for Government provide in-process data encryption and the ability to restrict storage locations, respectively.

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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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A 10-point plan to vet SaaS provider security

Using a software-as-a-service provider means giving up some control over security, so close vetting of SaaS security during vendor evaluation is critical.

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Cloud infrastructure operators should quickly patch VMware Cloud Director flaw

Left unpatched, this command injection flaw could allow attackers to take control of a virtualized cloud infrastructure.

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Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Some industries have seen increases in cloud-related threat events rise as much as 1,350% since the COVID-19 crisis began.

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6 ways to be more secure in the cloud

If you rely on multiple or hybrid cloud environments to support business processes, you need to be as vigilant protecting data and applications as when they resided on premises.

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Cloud configuration drift leaves organizations open to attack, research finds

Undocumented cloud configuration changes, whether done by attackers or for legitimate business reasons, present a significant security threat.

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Volterra provides protected, distributed clouds for almost any application or network

The Volterra platform still seems a bit like a work in progress, but the core components are there and ready for companies that want to finally start consolidating their cloud and network management tools and devices.

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