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July 25, 2017
G Suite security faced similar issues to Amazon Web Services, as misconfigured access permissions could have exposed sensitive information from hundreds of Google Groups.
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.
April 12, 2017
Microsoft fundamentally changes how IT pros will consume Patch Tuesday releases with the Security Update Guide and brings fixes for an actively exploited Word zero-day.
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.
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Instances created, but then forgotten can cause zombie cloud infrastructures that threaten the security of enterprises. Expert Frank Siemons discusses how to handle these systems. 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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Enterprises can ensure a secure cloud migration by avoiding specific risks. Expert Judith Myerson outlines what to look for and what mistakes not to make when moving to the cloud. Continue Reading
Securing custom applications in the cloud can be a hassle for enterprises. Expert Ed Moyle discusses how to make it easier to secure custom cloud apps. Continue Reading
RHEL virtual machines hosted in Microsoft Azure were recently found to have significant security vulnerabilities. Expert Rob Shapland explains them and what enterprises can learn. Continue Reading