Cloud Security

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How to secure containers and microservices

The cloud will never be less complex; a policy-driven approach to deployment and management delivers security and trust


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Now raging: The 3 cloud battles that matter most

AWS, Microsoft, and Google have won the public cloud wars, clearing the space for more meaningful battles over security, APIs, and reporting to play out

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Top 15 security predictions for 2016

Cyber security experts and analysts weigh in on what the new year will bring in the world of evolving threats and solutions

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Maximum security: Essential tools for everyday encryption

Thanks to technical advances and increased adoption, securing your data and communications is a lot easier than you might think

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Docker, Twistlock, CoreOS, and the state of container security

Cryptographic hardware keys, inspecting for flawed software, and end-to-end trust add up to secure containers

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The public cloud is more secure than your data center

Yet another breach shows that good security practices applied to the public cloud are the best data defense

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Dell debacle reveals widespread ignorance on security certificates

Dell pre-installing eDellRoot on Windows machines shows that even the world's largest PC maker doesn't understand how certificates and keys function

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Amazon Dedicated Hosts: Bye-bye to noisy cloud neighbors

Amazon's EC2 Dedicated Hosts nominally introduces better usage tracking and software licensing for VMs, but it could also help solve the cloud's 'noisy neighbor' problem

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Be thankful for these 3 cloud advances

Cloud security, operational reliability, and big data access have made major strides in 2015, but there's more work to be done

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Office 365 December update: More security, compliance

Available in the new E5 bundle and as add-ons, here's what Advanced Threat Protection, Customer Lockbox, and Equivio Zoom e-discovery will do

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Are vendors on the wrong path where smart plant security is concerned?

Cyber criminals can't wait for enterprises to mainly apply access controls and encryption as their toughest solution for securing smart plants

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How to push security earlier into the dev process

A new crop of tools are automating security compliance checks in cloud environments

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ISO 27018 compliance: Here's what you need to know

It's 3AM; do you know where your personally identifiable information is?

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Ellison: Oracle has fixed security

Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison has put better security at the heart of his pitch for the company's new products.

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Oracle's Larry Ellison decries poor state of security, says he's fixed it

Ellison claims Oracle's new servers would have stopped Heartbleed in its tracks

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Meet the man-in-the-middle of your next security crisis

That pesky, stealthy man-in-the-middle shows up everywhere from the cloud to SSL. You could be at a disadvantage if you don’t know where he’ll strike next

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Intel Security will discontinue McAfee SaaS products

Some products will be replaced, but admins will need to start over for setup and configuration

A better approach to cloud encryption

Many cloud encryption solutions weaken security to preserve functionality; it doesn't have to be like that

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AWS security and compliance tools embrace enterprise clouds

Two new Amazon cloud products proactively deal with security issues before they become security and compliance problems

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