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Researchers break Azure PostgreSQL database-as-a-service isolation with cross-tenant attack

Although the vulnerabilities were patched server-side, they allowed privilege escalation and authentication bypass.

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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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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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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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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.

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

This in-demand role calls for a rare combination of superior communication skills and security chops. Learn how one information assurance analyst landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his...

Fraud prevention: Improving internal controls

Internal fraud controls aren't fire-and-forget. Smart collaboration and ongoing improvement will help keep fraud in check. Here are the basics.

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How to write an information security policy

Learn the critical first step, why consensus is key, what to cover and how make your information security policy — and program — effective.

Red team versus blue team: How to run an effective simulation

Playing the role of an attacker can make your team better at defense. Learn how in our step-by-step guide to war gaming your security infrastructure — from involving the right people to weighing a hypothetical vs. live event.

How to survive (and thrive) in the CISO hot seat

The CISO role is more varied and more pressure-filled than ever. CSO Online looks at how you can be successful in a post where security incidents and management feuds can cost you your job.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

The CSO identity management survival guide

This guide will help you communicate through the challenges of identity management, learn from success stories and discover the most valuable features of today's identity management tools.

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