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Remote Work Security: Priorities & Projects

Each year, Gartner analysts recommend 10 security projects that combine high business impact with high risk reduction. Privileged access management (PAM) topped the list in 2018 and 20...

Cloud Security Requires Visibility, Access Control: Security Research

Cloud computing has been one of the most ubiquitous trends in modern IT, bringing with it a host of new opportunities and challenges. And cloud security has been fertile ground for s...

Data Storage Security: Best Practices for Security Teams

Data storage security involves protecting storage resources and the data stored on them – both on-premises and in external data centers and the cloud – from accidental or del...

What is Serverless Computing Security?

Serverless computing is among the newest trends in cloud computing and also among the most complex. And as with any new technology, particularly a complicated one, serverless computing...

How Netflix Secures AWS Cloud Credentials

LAS VEGAS - Netflix has long been the poster child for being an "all-in-the-cloud" organization. The streaming media service relies on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for infrast...

An Inside Look at OpenStack Security Efforts

The open source OpenStack cloud platform is used by major corporations such as Walmart, the world's largest carriers, such as AT&T, and even the world's largest science experiment at CERN. While...

122 Million U.S. Households’ Personal Information Exposed Online

UpGuard researchers yesterday disclosed yet another massive data leak due to a misconfigured Amazon Web Services S3 cloud storage bucket, this time exposing 123 million U.S....

How Google Encrypts Data in the Cloud

Google operates one of the largest cloud networks on the planet and uses multiple techniques to keep the data that moves across the network as secure as possible. Google is now providing some insigh...

Tens of Thousands of Full Credit Histories Exposed in Amazon S3 Bucket

Despite Amazon's recent launch of its GuardDuty threat detection service, the trend of major cloud breaches continues: UpGuard researchers recently came across 111 GB of sensitive customer informati...

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

UpGuard security researchers uncovered several unprotected databases in the cloud over the past several months, but their most recent find is particularly striking: on Septem...

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