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April 28, 2016
Chase Cunningham of Armor spoke with SearchCloudSecurity at RSA Conference 2016 about the value of secure cloud hosting services, threat intelligence and more.
October 30, 2015
A critical Xen hypervisor security flaw that allows attackers to access host operating systems and had gone undiscovered for several years was finally patched this week.
May 13, 2015
CrowdStrike security researchers discovered a major bug that could impact a wide range of commonly-used virtualization platforms.
March 10, 2015
In a surprise move, Amazon Web services was able to patch a Xen hypervisor security flaw without a mass reboot of its EC2 infrastructure. So how did AWS pull it off?
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Securing a platform as a service can sometimes get overlooked within enterprises. Expert Char Sample offers four simple rules for improving PaaS security and lowering cloud risks. Continue Reading
Security teams need to practice and test data analysis, but it can be challenging to do in small environments. Expert Frank Siemons explains some ways to make it work anyway. Continue Reading
The Open Container Project is creating a standard container image format and runtime engine. Expert Dan Sullivan explains how it can improve container security. Continue Reading
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In the last couple of years, VM escape vulnerabilities have popped up and caused problems for enterprises that rely on the cloud. Expert Ed Moyle explains how to handle these issues. Continue Reading
Container isolation doesn't cut it in production. Instead, beef up security from the infrastructure to the application code, and be prepared to use some new tools to do it. Continue Reading
Cisco's new project Contiv automates operational policies for containerized applications in the cloud. Expert Dan Sullivan explains the benefits of this open source tool. Continue Reading
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Security researchers discovered how threat actors can use the Docker REST API for remote code execution attacks. Michael Cobb explains this threat to Docker containers. Continue Reading
Network functions virtualization can complement SDN and benefit enterprises, but there are NFV security considerations that must be addressed. Expert Judith Myerson explains. Continue Reading
Xen bugs have been popping up, creating concerns about the security of open source virtualization software. Expert Dan Sullivan explains why open source is not to blame for security pitfalls. Continue Reading
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A hypervisor deployment can put the security of an organization at risk, but there are ways to make it secure. Expert Judith Myerson outlines how to make the process safer. Continue Reading
Two VMware vulnerabilities in vSphere Data Protection were recently patched. Expert Judith Myerson explains how the flaws work and how to defend against them. Continue Reading
Researchers recently proved that it's possible to steal cloud data from a CPU cache. Expert Rob Shapland discusses how this works and what it means for multi-tenant cloud security. Continue Reading