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April 06, 2018
Researchers found misconfigured cloud storage across multiple platforms left huge amounts of data exposed, including medical information and payroll data.
February 01, 2018
A new study on cloud data security provides insights into the shaken confidence in the cloud. Despite its increased use, payment and customer data still appears to be at risk.
July 19, 2017
Following a number of data leaks related to improper AWS S3 bucket policies, Amazon has begun sending warning emails to users with public permissions.
June 29, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss how the Republican National Committee's voter database was accidentally exposed in an Amazon S3 bucket.
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The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a nonprofit organization that promotes research into best practices for securing cloud computing and the use of cloud technologies to secure other forms of computing. Continue Reading
As container use rises, so does the use of container image repositories. Expert Dave Shackleford discusses the risks associated with them and how they compare to other registries. Continue Reading
Docker containers can help secure cloud applications, but malicious traffic can still move to and from those containers on a network. Dejan Lukan explains how to use Packetbeat to monitor such threats. Continue Reading
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Cloud providers may advertise their apps as secure, but it’s up to enterprises to validate those claims and confirm adherence to a secure development lifecycle. Continue Reading
Data privacy is always a top priority for enterprise IT teams. And those with a multi-cloud model should adopt a mix of security techniques -- from erasure coding to encryption. Continue Reading
Cloud cryptomining as a service is a security risk to users. Expert Frank Siemons discusses cloud mining service providers and what to look out for if you use one. Continue Reading
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Not all data requires the same level of encryption. Use data classification to gauge your security needs, including for workloads that span on-premises and cloud environments. Continue Reading
Threat intelligence can facilitate cloud-based malware collection, which has value for enterprise cybersecurity. Expert Frank Siemons discusses collecting and analyzing malware. Continue Reading
Protecting data in the enterprise is a crucial but challenging task. Expert Charles Kao shares key steps and strategies to consider to identify and protect high-value data. Continue Reading
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A verification flaw in the synchronization service of iCloud Keychain enables attackers to intercept the data it transfers. Expert Frank Siemons explains what to do about it. Continue Reading
Several recent data exposures have involved misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets. Dave Shackleford discusses the importance of proper cloud access control and how to implement it. Continue Reading
A secure data transport of information stored in the cloud can be challenging. Expert Frank Siemons explains the options available to companies for securing physical data movement. Continue Reading