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January 23, 2020
Microsoft exposed 250 million customer support records on five Elasticsearch servers that had misconfigured Azure security rules, a Comparitech security research team found.
June 20, 2019
Threat Stack Application Security Monitoring will bring security, visibility and protection to cloud-based architecture and applications, according to the vendor.
March 07, 2018
In its first move following the acquisition of cloud access security broker Skyhigh Networks, McAfee extended its cloud security platform to Microsoft Azure customers.
March 02, 2016
Cloud access security brokers are dominating the cloud security conversation at this year's RSA Conference. Here's what vendors are saying about CASBs.
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