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Google Cloud Platform finally offers key management service

Google prides itself on its encryption efforts, but it lags behind Amazon and Microsoft in providing encryption tools for the cloud

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Prepare for liftoff: 9 steps to cloud readiness

Remove head from sand. Resist impulse to hug server. Prepare yourself for the inevitable

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Prepare now for the quantum computing revolution in encryption

Quantum computing promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to start laying the groundwork for new encryption methods

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AWS tries to protect its customers from DDoS attacks with new service

Shield is available for free and enabled by default for all web applications running on AWS

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Azure customer saves Microsoft from an RHEL disaster

Were it not for an alert customer, attackers could have compromised every RHEL instance on Microsoft Azure due to improper configuration of Red Hat Update Appliances

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Google-Intel alliance boosts Kubernetes, machine learning, IoT, and more

Joint projects between Google and Intel point up areas in which both can collaborate, and places where Intel is looking to maintain an edge as the PC market dries up

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10 AWS security blunders and how to avoid them

Amazon Web Services is easy to work with -- but can easily compromise your environment with a single mistake

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Unlock the next level of cloud security

Cloud providers offer some of the best security in the industry, but you can take an extra protective step with a monitoring service

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IBM's IoT blockchain service gets ready to set sail

The cloud-hosted blockchain creates tamper-proof ledgers of data about IoT events

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IPv6 servers beat IPv4 in security -- for now

Security by obscurity is real. Sucuri's CTO found that while IPv4 servers can get compromised in minutes, IPv6 servers are safe from attack because no one is looking for them

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What to do when hackers break into your cloud

Single-tenant breaches can and do happen -- and it's usually IT's fault. Here's how to recover from one and prevent another

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Microsoft's cloud dominance comes with a security risk

Microsoft and third parties are layering on more security technology to keep vulnerabilities harder to exploit at scale

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Security scores for cloud companies on the way

Businesses will be able to use the Vendor Security Alliance-designed questionnaire to evaluate the security practices of third-party partners

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Tenable brings network visibility into Google Cloud Platform

Tenable SecurityCenter Continuous View gives IT administrators visibility over their applications hosted in Google Cloud Platform

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5 security practices hackers say make their lives harder

Hackers believe no password is safe from a determined attacker, but they agree that five key security measures can make it a lot harder to penetrate enterprise networks

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Respect: Windows 10 security impresses hackers

Windows is a popular attack target for criminals and researchers alike, but Microsoft has done a good job of making it harder to target security flaws in the OS

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AWS to enterprises: Bring your own encryption

AWS Key Management Service offers a plus for enterprises that want the benefits of local key management as a service without ceding control

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Flip Feng Shui attack on cloud VMs exploits hardware weaknesses

A sneaky attack on neighboring VMs in a cloud can be executed via the infamous Rowhammer memory-altering vulnerability, say security researchers

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