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Creditseva, KS Enterprises Breaches Highlight Need for Improved Cloud Security

August 14, 2017 |

A massive exposure of data in misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets demonstrates the urgent need for companies to adjust their approach to cloud security.

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Qualys CEO Calls WannaCry a "Godsend" for his Business

August 04, 2017 |

Qualys reports second quarter fiscal 2017 revenue of $55.3 million as security events like WannaCry help to drive more business opportunity.

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Can Cyber Insurance Keep Up? Cloud Cyber Attack Could Cost $121 Billion

July 28, 2017 |

Losses from a disruptive attack on a cloud services provider could range from $15 billion to $121 billion, according to Lloyd's.

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Six Top CASB Vendors

July 25, 2017 |

A cloud access security broker (CASB) can help organizations get a handle on employee use of cloud services – both official and unsanctioned. We review six top CASB products.

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Massive Breach of Swedish Citizens' Data Points to Desperate Need for Risk Management

July 25, 2017 |

Vehicle registration data for every Swedish citizen was exposed -- including those under witness protection.

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Qualys Expands Cloud and SSL/TLS Security Services

July 24, 2017 |

New CloudView and CertView modules announced for the Qualys Cloud Platform.

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Cisco Patches WebEx Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

July 19, 2017 |

Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy found critical remote code execution flaws in the popular online meeting tool.

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A Rough Few Weeks for Cloud Security: Dow Jones Exposes Millions of Users' Data

July 19, 2017 |

Names, addresses, account information, email addresses, and the last four digits of credit card numbers were accessible online.

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IBM Brings Always-On Encryption to the Z Mainframe

July 17, 2017 |

The mainframe has long been where mission-critical information is handled and now at long last all the information will be encrypted too.

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A Reminder of Cloud Security Best Practices: Millions of Verizon Customers' Data Exposed

July 17, 2017 |

Researcher Chris Vickery found customer names, addresses, account details and PINs on a publicly accessible server.

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Cisco Aims to Improve Cloud Security with Observable Networks Acquisition

July 14, 2017 |

Cisco adds new technology that will help it gain situational awareness.

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HyTrust Raises $36 Million, Acquires DataGravity

July 12, 2017 |

The cloud security company will use some of the money to fund its acquisition of data visibility and cybersecurity specialist DataGravity.

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Cloud Security Failure: Millions of Wrestling Fans' Personal Data Exposed

July 12, 2017 |

A misconfigured Amazon S3 bucket exposed millions of names, email addresses, phone numbers, mailing addresses and demographic information.

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Qualys Expands Vulnerability Management and Container Security Capabilities

June 13, 2017 |

Container scanning service set to debut as Qualys adds Security Configuration Assessment and tools to help organizations comply with the 2017 White House Executive Order on Cybersecurity.

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RiskRecon Raises $12M for Third-Party Risk Management

June 07, 2017 |

The startup's risk management portal enables enterprises to assess the security posture of their third-party IT providers.

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Sensitive Pentagon Files, Passwords Found on Amazon Server

June 02, 2017 |

Approximately 28 GB of files connected to the Department of Defense were found on a publicly accessible server.

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Cloud Security: 11 Best Practices

May 24, 2017 |

Enterprises have a lot of concerns about cloud security, but if they follow best practices, their public cloud deployments may actually be more secure than their internal data centers.

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RedLock Emerges from Stealth with Cloud 360 Launch

May 09, 2017 |

The startup's security platform enables businesses to manage risks across public cloud infrastructures.

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Securing Docker, One Patch at a Time

April 24, 2017 |

The open-source Docker container project integrates many different security approaches, but like every other software project, it still has to deal with reported software vulnerabilities.

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How Docker Swarm Uses Transparent Root Rotation to Improve Security

April 20, 2017 |

Docker's swarmkit integrates multiple secure mechanisms including one known as Transparent Root Rotation.

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