CIOs rethink all-in cloud strategies
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by OODA Analyst
1M ago
After years of marching to the cloud migration drumbeat, CIOs are increasingly becoming circumspect about the cloud-first mantra, catching on to the need to turn some workloads away from the public cloud to platforms where they will run more productively, more efficiently, and cheaper. “‘Cloud exit’ became a big theme in ..read more
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AI’s Impact on Security, Risk and Governance in a Hybrid Cloud World
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by OODA Analyst
9M ago
AI is a transformative technology that is reshaping the landscape of security, risk management, compliance and governance in hybrid cloud environments. It is emerging as a powerful force, revolutionizing the way organizations safeguard their digital assets and navigate the complexities of modern computing. Hybrid cloud architectures have introduced unprecedented challenges ..read more
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Shift In Cryptojacking: From End-User Machines To Cloud Services
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by OODA Analyst
1y ago
The era of the “Gold Rush” in the niche of cryptocurrencies has long passed. Currently, cryptojacking, which involves using malicious software for cryptocurrency mining, is only financially viable on a significant scale. Cybercrime groups have responded to this issue appropriately. Trying to expand their activities and increase profits, malefactors started ..read more
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Cloud Security Startup Armo Emerges from Stealth with $4.5M
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by OODA Analyst
3y ago
With $4.5 million in funding and a mission to strengthen security for the cloud, Armo’s platform emerged from stealth. According to Armo, the increased reliance on Kubernetes as the container orchestration platform with cloud technologies gives limited visibility and security for cloud-native platforms.  Armo utilizes a Workload Fabric Tool aimed ..read more
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Why cloud apps could be your biggest security worry
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by OODA Analyst
4y ago
A new report by Securonix shows that about one in four organizations suffered more than 5 insider attacks in the last 12 months, and 70% believe that these attacks are increasingly common. According 4 in 10 infosec pros, cloud storage is more vulnerable to insider threats than any other element ..read more
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IaaS cloud vulnerabilities expected to increase 50% over 2018 figures
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by OODA Analyst
4y ago
New research Skybox shows that vulnerabilities impacting cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions are rising rapidly. While the total number of flaws is still quite small, the expected growth rate for 2019 is 50%, while cloud container flaws have already surged by 82% so far this year. The most ..read more
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AWS hit by major DDoS attack
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by OODA Analyst
4y ago
Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Wednesday that disrupted the firm’s Router 53 DNS web service for about eight hours on end. Some other services were affected as well. While AWS offers a custom DDoS mitigation service, Amazon’s cloud computing subsidiary admitted that the attack ..read more
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Global Study Finds Orgs Are Failing to Protect Data in the Cloud
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by OODA Analyst
4y ago
As companies increasingly migrate to the cloud, many of them are putting their data at risk by failing to understand the extent to which they are responsible for the security of their cloud environment, new research by Thales and the Ponemon Institute found. Currently 48% of corporate data is already ..read more
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99% of misconfiguration incidents in the cloud go unnoticed
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by OODA Analyst
4y ago
A new report by McAfee shows that even though data leaks and breaches as a result of misconfigured cloud environments are a growing problem, 99% of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) misfonfigurations still go unnoticed. Rajiv Gupta of McAfee explains that “in the rush toward IaaS adoption, many organizations overlook the shared responsibility ..read more
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70% of educational orgs don’t have an appropriate cloud security budget
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by OODA Analyst
4y ago
A new report by Netwrix shows that even though one in three educational organizations suffered a cloud breach last year, only 12% increased their security budgets this year. According to IT professionals, 7 in 10 organizations in the education sector have insufficient budgets for securing their cloud environments, and virtually ..read more
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