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Tag: Cloud Security


BI Security, Software & Systems

True cloud security requires in-depth understanding

June 11, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

As with most endeavours, incorporating security into the process as early as possible is essential when building or migrating to technologies such as the cloud. Whether you are beginning your journey of migrating key services to the cloud or launching a […]


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Enhancing Cloud Security in Response to Growing Digital Threats

June 7, 2024

Via: DATAVERSITY

Organizations increasingly rely on cloud services to improve operations and promote innovation. This spike in use has increased cyberattacks targeting cloud settings, emphasizing the necessity for strong cloud security. Recent incidents demonstrate the issue’s severity. In April, AT&T announced that […]


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Data Management Trends in 2024

December 26, 2023

Via: DATAVERSITY

The trends in Data Management for 2024 can be expected to range from the impact of the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA) package to new variations of ChatGPT focused on managing data. Data Management (DM) deals with the collection, processing, […]


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Technologies and Best Practices for Cloud Security and Governance

September 20, 2023

Via: Database Trends and Applications

As data environments continue to grow in complexity, the ways to govern and secure that data do as well. Cyberthreats evolve just as rapidly as technology does, requiring innovators to stay ahead of the next attack while ensuring data is […]


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Centralized cloud security is now a must-have

August 18, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

The 2023 Cloud Security Report, sponsored by Fortinet, surveyed 752 cybersecurity professionals from around the globe and across all industries. Most respondents (90%) say having a single cloud security platform to configure and manage security consistently across their cloud deployments […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Why Data Privacy, Data Security, and Data Protection Go Hand in Hand

May 19, 2023

Via: DATAVERSITY

Here’s an important truth: There is no data privacy without data protection. Consumers and companies place their trust in the organizations they do business with and trust that their sensitive data will be kept private. These same organizations want to […]


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5-Step Checklist for SaaS Businesses to Enhance Cloud Security

April 6, 2023

Via: DATAVERSITY

Most SaaS businesses leverage the cloud to manage and store their data, applications, and workloads. With appropriate cloud security measures, SaaS businesses can ensure device and user authentication, resource and data access control, and privacy. This can help protect cloud-based […]


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Bringing observability to cloud security

March 21, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Security observability is the ability to gain visibility into an organization’s security posture, including its ability to detect and respond to security threats and vulnerabilities. It involves collecting, analyzing, and visualizing security data to identify potential hazards and take proactive […]


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Why you can’t ignore cloud security

February 22, 2023

Via: CIO

Over the past few years, enterprises across Australia have moved more and more of their systems and applications to the cloud, with the trend only gathering pace with people increasingly working outside the traditional network perimeter, often at home and […]


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Why you’re getting cloud security wrong

October 25, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

The Cloud Security Alliance, in partnership with security company BigID, released the results of a survey of 1,500 IT and security professionals. They all weighed in on the state of cloud data security in 2022 and had some not-so-surprising data […]


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It’s time to prioritize SaaS security

October 21, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

We’ve made a point of shoring up security for infrastructure-as-a-service clouds since they are so complex and have so many moving parts. Unfortunately, the many software-as-a-service systems in use for more than 20 years now have fallen down the cloud […]


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Automation is the ultimate cloud security tip

August 30, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

I’ve written about cloud security many times, including this post from 2021. The report I referenced found that misconfigured cloud servers caused 19% of data breaches. Corroborative data is available from public cloud providers that fight this daily. Microsoft analyzed […]


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How Data Privacy Laws Impact Companies’ Approach to Cloud Security

June 20, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

Globally, organizations are churning out data in massive volumes for a plethora of reasons. Data enables organizations to speed up innovation, take business-critical decisions confidently, get deep consumer insights, and use all that information to stay ahead of their competitors. […]


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The real value of continuous security scanning for cloud-based workloads

September 24, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

These days cloud application developers are also security engineers. Who did not see this coming, given that application-level security is no longer an option? Also, we are pushing developers to build applications at scale, meaning they are becoming ops engineers […]


BI Users, IT Team

Cloud security and architecture teams need to communicate better

September 3, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

In doing postmortems on breaches of applications and data sets in the cloud, problems are often traced back to communication. Frequently, it’s not issues with computer-to-computer communication, but communications with the humans designing the cloud-based systems and those who are […]


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Don’t be a ransomware victim

July 9, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

Ransomware is making the news more and more, and I suspect this will continue to happen for the next few years at least. Attackers mostly exploit neglect and a lack of expertise, and it’s a sure bet that their sights […]


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A Practical Guide to Zero-Trust Security

January 15, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Employees are demanding that employers enable flexible workstyles. Apps are moving to the cloud. A company’s device and application mix are increasingly heterogeneous. All of these factors are breaking down the enterprise security perimeter, rendering traditional security approaches obsolete, and […]


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Top 10 Breaches and Leaky Server Screw Ups of 2019

December 26, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Top 10 Breaches and Leaky Server Screw Ups of 2019 From massive credential spills on the Dark Web and hacked data to card-skimming and rich profiles exposed by way of cloud misconfigurations, 2019 was a notable year for data breaches. […]


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The top 4 IT security hiring priorities and in-demand skills for 2019

February 4, 2019

Via: CIO

Over a billion people were affected by enterprise data breaches in 2018. From Marriott International to Facebook and Uber, no company is too large to escape the threat of increasingly sophisticated, data-focused cyberattacks. And consumers aren’t the only ones taking […]


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Confidence in Cloud Security Begins in the Datacenter

May 15, 2018

Via: CIO

The average enterprise deploys more than 1,100 cloud services, according to Netskope. And that number is only going to increase. A survey of 500 IT decision makers by VansonBourne and Gigamon found that 73% of respondents expect to move the […]