Cloud Security

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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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Microsoft’s cloud-based operations manager tackles security

The newest OMS component provides security analysis and threat detection across cloud and on-premises systems

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The cloud computing effect: Better security for all

IT's paranoia about the cloud forced better security approaches to become the norm and helped on-premises deployments


Cloud denial sliding into oblivion

No organization today can pretend that they are 100% cloud-free. As software investments shift toward the cloud, it has become time to embrace the cloud rather than fight it.

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9 data security tips for cloud migration

For organizations considering cloud migration, here are nine proactive steps that companies can take to ensure a smooth transition and get tighter cloud security

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StackPath offers security as a service to enterprise clouds

Whether their cloud is powered by Amazon, Google, Microsoft, or IBM, developers need security tools. StackPath is poised to bring them to the enterprise

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Salesforce expands encryption options with 'bring your own key'

Adding BYOK encryption to its Salesforce Shield cloud services could help to alleviate data-sovereignty concerns, one analyst says

The silver lining of ransomware FUD

The upside of overhyped security threats

Check your Office 365 security settings before you cave in to (or blow off) security vendor FUD

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Cerber ransomware targets enterprises via Office 365

Millions of Office 365 users were potentially at risk for a Cerber infection last week as ransomware targeting shifts from individuals to enterprises

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3 ways to screw up data security in the cloud

Securing the cloud doesn't mean you've secured your data in the cloud

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