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Cloud application attacks in Q1 up by 65% - Proofpoint
Proofpoint found that the education sector was the most targeted of both brute-force and sophisticated phishing attempts.
SolarWinds extends database anomaly detection
As organisations continue their transition from purely on-premises operations into both private and public cloud infrastructures, adapting their IT monitoring and management capabilities can pose a significant challenge.
How Veritas aims to enhance the protection of enterprise data
“We’re making it simpler for customers to access critical information about their infrastructure and providing them with a one-stop shop for all reporting requirements."
VMware launches service-defined firewall
VMware’s new internal firewall solution locks down known good behaviour at both the network and host level to reduce the attack surface.
Cloud security: What you need to know before you make the move
Thinking about moving your business to the cloud? Often there’s a misconception that businesses can simply ‘set and forget’ when it comes to security, but that’s not always the case.
IDC: Web application security market on the rise
Enterprises are migrating a services from traditional data centers to cloud environments, making the web application environment more complicated.
FireMon survey shows hybrid-cloud security woes
The survey shows that rate of change, lack of tools, and sparse resourcing are what worry security teams in the age of hybrid-cloud.
Interview: Culture and cloud - the battle for cybersecurity
ESET CTO Juraj Malcho talks about the importance of culture in a cybersecurity strategy and the challenges and benefits of a world in the cloud.
CSOs - are you prepared for cloud cryptojacking?
A recent report found that almost half of the organisations surveyed have malware in one of their cloud applications.
Symantec acquires zero trust innovator Luminate Security
Luminate’s Secure Access Cloud is supposedly natively constructed for a cloud-oriented, perimeter-less world.
OT attacks and cryptominers on the rise – Skybox
Skybox Security’s 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report analyzes what shaped the threat landscape over 2018 and what it means for the year ahead.
AWS awarded protected level certification by the ACSC
“Cloud technology is in huge demand, and in line with that, the ACSC is also evolving its programs to continue lifting cybersecurity standards across the whole Australian economy."
Check Point launches hyperscale network security solution
With Check Point Maestro, organisations can scale up their existing Check Point security gateways on demand.
McAfee customer choice for Cloud Access Security
“This is the second time that McAfee has been named... and we believe this demonstrates our ability to stay ahead of the pack.”
The CISO view on DevOps: How to protect privileged access in the cloud
While security strategies should address privileged access and the risk of unsecured secrets and credentials, they should also closely align with DevOps culture and methods.
A10 Networks’ four cloud security predictions for 2019
While many companies had previously been afraid of making the move, new advances in cloud security have reduced the number of successful cyber attacks.
Implementing shared security models in the cloud
Developers aren’t usually aware of every control that should be implemented to ensure security in cloud environments.
Virtustream launches cloud automation and security capabilities
Virtustream Enterprise Cloud enhancements accelerate time-to-value for enterprises moving mission critical apps to the cloud.
Businesses focusing on threats from within - survey
Over 50% of respondents reported that 100 days of dwell time or more was representative of their organisation.
Pitfalls to avoid when configuring cloud firewalls
Flexibility and granularity of security controls is good but can still represent a risk for new cloud adopters that don’t recognise some of the configuration pitfalls.
Palo Alto Networks integrates RedLock and VM-Series with AWS Security Hub
AWS Security Hub is designed to provide users with a comprehensive view of their high-priority security alerts and compliance status.
Interview: How Netskope is enabling secure use of cloud apps
Netskope has found that approximately 1000 applications are adopted by employees without the knowledge of IT staff, presenting a challenge for security teams.
ForgeRock updates multicloud identity management solution
Organisations today need to maintain an identity platform that enables both friction-free and highly-secure authentication.
Huawei Cloud launches international blockchain service
The service supposedly helps global enterprises and developers create, deploy, and manage blockchain applications on Huawei Cloud.