Cloud Security

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What is FedRAMP? How cloud providers get authorized to work with the U.S. government

The process for getting the FedRAMP seal of approval is complex, but it can ultimately be lucrative for companies that meet the security requirements.

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McKinsey research shows how to leverage the public cloud, securely

An interview with McKinsey's James Kaplan on the path to a secure public cloud.

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The future of computer security is machine vs machine

Better security automation at the OS level and via cloud services will force hackers to respond in kind.

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Palo Alto Networks buys Evident.io, extends its cloud security solution

With the Evident Security Platform, Palo Alto Networks customers get a single dashboard to quickly find cloud security vulnerabilities and then see how to correct them.

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8 hot cyber security trends (and 4 going cold)

What trends do security pros have their eyes on? Their answers run the gamut from tools and technologies to threats, tactics, and training.

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The security operations platform: automation, orchestration and more

As the security automation and orchestration market matures, features like collaboration, event & case management, plus reporting and metrics are growing in importance. Learn how burgeoning security operations platforms are finding a...

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Understanding the challenges of cloud security

Stay grounded as cloud security becomes more complicated.

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The cloud’s the limit for secure, compliant identity storage and personal data

As we go forward into secure, compliant, digital identity-driven ecosystems, we need to understand how to get their security right.

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Q&A

Why are organizations worldwide failing at cloud data security?

We speak to from Joe Pindar from Gemalto about the 2018 Global Cloud Data Security Study.

What’s on CISOs Minds in 2018?

Business risk, the cyber supply chain, attackers, data security and awareness training top the list

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How machine learning is shaping the next generation of cloud security

Security solutions must pivot in order to protect organizations as they move to the cloud.

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Palo Alto Networks extends security to the big 3 public clouds

Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform expands security to all major public cloud services: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure.

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Cloud computing chaos is driving identity management changes

Cloud and mobility are exacerbating problems in an already-fragile IAM infrastructure. This will drive changes to single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, IAM centralization, and skills.

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4 things CISOs should stress to the board of directors about cloud security

It's essential for CISOs to get involved in the cloud conversation, so that they can communicate to those at the highest level of the organization why security should not be an afterthought.

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Cloud security configuration errors put data at risk; new tools can help

As more and more companies move to the cloud, misconfigured services are putting data and systems at risk. New management tools can help.

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Will the end of net neutrality be a security nightmare?

Effects of the net neutrality repeal are hard to predict, but there could be additional costs for using endpoint security tools if data rates rise. Best advice: Stay the course on security for now.

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Artificial intelligence and cybersecurity: The real deal

AI will have a growing impact on cybersecurity technology as a helper app, not as a new product category.

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How bad are Meltdown and Spectre?

Some people aren't taking hardware vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre seriously. Here's a point-by-point rebuttal to their arguments.

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Allscripts recovering from ransomware attack that has kept key tools offline

Allscripts, the billion-dollar electronic health record (EHR) company headquartered in Chicago, IL said they were still working to recover from a ransomware attack that left several applications offline after data centers in Raleigh...

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The ‘gig economy’ comes to your data center security – on-demand, obviously!

The current status quo is broken. We can no longer be reactionary – we must be revolutionary.

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