Getting Cloud Right: The 4 Crucial Aspects Of Cloud Security

Cloud is not an emerging trend anymore. It is a mature business model for IT organizations to stay competitive in today’s challenging digital landscape. Cloud is not only redefining the IT landscape but also how security measures are developed and deployed. The migration to the cloud has forced organizations to rethink security and privacy from […]

Cloud Security Expert Re: Enterprise Cloud Giant Cloudera Leaks Private Credentials Through Public Storage Buckets

UpGuard researchers found sensitive internal files inside several Cloudera cloud storage buckets, causing Cloudera to pull the cloud storage servers offline, despite initially claiming the servers were “open by design.” UpGuard discovered multiple misconfigured AWS cloud storage buckets under the control of Hortonworks, an enterprise data processing company which completed a merger with Cloudera in […]

What expert says on survey on the implementation of cloud security best practices

Tripwire has today released the results of a survey on the implementation of cloud security best practices. Conducted by Dimensional Research last month, the survey evaluated the opinions of 310 security professionals. According to the survey, a number of organizations face shortcomings in monitoring and securing their cloud environments. A majority of security professionals (76%) […]

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Availability Of Key Cloud Security Assessment And Guidance Documents In 10 Additional Languages

Cloud Controls Matrix, Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire, and PLA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance available to global audience The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, announced today that three of its most popular assessment and guidance documents that […]

Major Data Leak Includes PII Of Employees From U.S.’s Top Aerospace And Defense Contractor – Commentary From Cloud Security Expert

Cyber Security Stress Test

IMGE, consulting firm based in the Washington, D.C.-area left their Amazon cloud-storage system database that contained the names, phone numbers, home addresses, and email addresses of about 50,000 individuals—including more than 6,000 employees of the U.S.’s primary aerospace and defense contractor Boeing, publicly accessible online. The Boeing employees impacted ranged from senior executives to program […]

37% Of Organisations Have Suffered A Cyberattack On Cloud Environments Due To The Lack Of Basic Cloud Security Hygiene

Healthcare Organisations Suffer one Cyberattack per month

New study reveals 42 percent of organisations are concerned about cloud security but many fail to carry out any security testing on the environment With the recent exposure of a huge data breach affecting US bank Capital One, cloud security has once again been put under the spotlight. However, a recent survey from Outpost24 has […]

The Next Generation Of Agnostic Cloud Security Delivered By cloudAshur

The year is 2019, and I doubt anyone attending Infosecurity Show 2019 would challenge the statement ‘We live in times of Insecurity’. With a backdrop covering a spectrum of Cyber Attacks, by example, with Yahoo suffering a 3 billion record compromise back in 2013, through to the Marriott Hack circa 2014 – 2018 which exposed […]

Cloud Security Alliance Study Identifies New And Unique Security Challenges In Native Cloud, Hybrid And Multi-cloud Environments

Holistic cloud visibility and control over increasingly complex environments are essential for successful deployments in various cloud scenarios    The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, and AlgoSec, the leading provider of business-driven network and cloud security management […]

Clouded Vision: How A Lack Of Visibility Drives Cloud Security Risk

Lora O’Haver, senior solutions marketing manager at Keysight Technologies explains why a lack of visibility sits at the heart of cloud security concerns – and how that visibility can be achieved.  Enterprises continue to migrate to the cloud with many using their cloud environments to support mission critical applications. According to RightScale, enterprises are on average running 38 percent […]

New Google Cloud Security Services From Vectra

Following last week’s news that Google is now rolling out several new cloud security services, Chris Morales, head of security analytics at Vectra, has put together some commentary looking at what primary security concerns enterprises have as they move more workloads and data to the cloud as well as what the current state of security looks like […]