CLOUD SECURITY

Much of modern computing is done outside corporate firewalls, and nowhere is the security challenge greater than in the cloud. As cloud computing grows in importance, so does your need to stay informed of the best practices and security technologies that can keep your data safe in the cloud.

2018 IT Security Outlook: Attacks and Threats Get More Sophisticated

January 04, 2018 |

2018 will bring more high-profile data breaches, with attacks and threats getting increasingly sophisticated. We outline 10 security trends to watch.

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Cloud Leaks Continue: 123 Million U.S. Households' Personal Information Exposed Online

December 20, 2017 |

The information, from data analytics firm Alteryx, was in an Amazon S3 bucket configured to provide any AWS user with access.

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How Google Encrypts Data in the Cloud

December 14, 2017 |

Google details its Application Layer Transport Security approach for securing data inside the cloud.

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Cloud Insecurity: Tens of Thousands of Full Credit Histories Exposed in Amazon S3 Bucket

December 01, 2017 |

The data is unusually sensitive, including full credit card and bank account numbers as well as images of Social Security cards and driver's licenses.

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Cloud Security Fail: Classified U.S. Military Data Exposed in Amazon S3 Bucket

November 29, 2017 |

The exposed data includes information on the Army's Distributed Common Ground System and its cloud component, Red Disk.

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McAfee to Acquire CASB Vendor Skyhigh Networks

November 28, 2017 |

McAfee, now a standalone cybersecurity vendor, will add Skyhigh's CASB capabilities to its portfolio of security solutions. 

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Fortinet Enhances Its Cloud Security Portfolio as Threat Landscape Continues to Shift

November 28, 2017 |

Fortinet reports that 35 percent of organizations it monitored were attacked with the Apache Struts vulnerability in the third quarter of 2017.

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Barracuda Floats Cloud Generation Firewalls

November 15, 2017 |

The company's updated NextGen Firewall and Web Application Firewall offerings are now ready to tackle cloud application security challenges.

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GhostWriter AWS Issue Impacts Thousands of Amazon S3 Buckets

November 02, 2017 |

Affected buckets are owned by major news sites, popular retailers and leading ad networks.

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