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Five keys to consider when it comes to securing containers

Nov 14 by George V. Hulme

Software containers are among the hottest aspects of enterprise technology right now. Sure, containers help enterprises save budget through, just like virtualization, the improvement of hardware density. But that’s not really why enterprises are turning to containerization. It’s how application containers bring to modern cloud environments improved manageability and the ability to deploy applications as discrete functions that can be used at will and reused elsewhere in the environment, wherever needed, as a service.

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Amazon moves to stop S3 buckets leaking business data

Nov 12 by Graham Cluley

A long line of very public data breaches have made clear that businesses don’t need to be targeted by sophisticated hackers to have private and sensitive data splashed across the newspaper headlines.

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Survey finds hybrid cloud security growing pains

Nov 07 by George V. Hulme

There’s no doubt that enterprises are embracing cloud computing, but not-so-surprising that enterprises repeatedly say that they need heightened visibility and security management capabilities so they can more effectively deploy applications, defend against cyberattacks, and mitigate regulatory compliance risks, a recent survey found.

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FDA Seeks Secure Medical Device Development Lifecycle

Nov 06 by George V. Hulme

Business Insights readers are certainly well aware of the sorry state of connected medical device security. We’ve covered it in posts such as St. Jude Takes Steps to Secure Vulnerable Medical Implants and U.S. DHS and FDA Face Medical Device Security Woes. In the later post we covered how the FDA is working to foster a culture of continuous quality improvement.

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Machine Learning: The Difference between Tool and Security Layer

Nov 02 by Luana Pascu

Following years of active research and progress, artificial intelligence and machine learning have gained traction, becoming integrated in all cybersecurity layers to boost the efficiency of unknown malware detection, spam detection, URL filtering and network anomalies. Still, the industry has only reached the tip of the iceberg, with many opportunities still to be explored in the future.

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Research Suggests Doubts Persist over Cloud Cost, Integration, and Flexibility

Oct 23 by George V. Hulme

In a survey and research, The Future of Hybrid Cloud, highlights that while enterprises are moving to cloud — it’s not a smooth transition as some like to proclaim.

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Here’s Some Good News: Investment in Cyber Security Technology Continues to Rise

Oct 19 by Razvan Muresan

It seems as though CISOs and CSOs are constantly battling with challenges, whether it’s newly discovered threats and vulnerabilities, growing demand for cyber security skills and not enough qualified people to deliver them, complaints from business users about disruptive security tools, or some other issue,

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Swedish companies are still struggling to comply with latest data protection regulations

Oct 13 by Razvan Muresan

More than 80 percent of IT professionals in Sweden are concerned with the security of the public cloud, and almost 40% do not deploy security for sensitive data stored outside the company’s infrastructure, according to a recent Bitdefender survey. More than half of CISOs admit cloud migration has significantly expanded the size of the border they have to defend, while only one in eight percent encrypt already migrated data.

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Securing the Cloud: An Ongoing Effort

Oct 05 by Bogdan Botezatu

Two of the more notable trends in IT today also happen to be inter-related: the rapid growth of cloud computing services and the rising need for more effective cyber security solutions.

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US businesses invest more in GDPR readiness than UK counterparts; many haven’t even started implementation

Oct 03 by Filip Truta

Despite drafting new legislation to stay on par with the GDPR following Brexit, the United Kingdom is lagging behind the United States in investing to comply with the EU’s looming new data protection law. Both countries, though, are equally unprepared for GDPR, new data shows.

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Most global organizations don’t fully understand the consequences of not complying with GDPR

Sep 29 by Filip Truta

Eight months to go until the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation takes effect and only 26 percent of government organizations are aware of the impact of GDPR, the lowest of any sector, according to SAS. Privately held companies aren’t much better off.

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Cyber-attacks now cost businesses over $1M on average, can sink small companies

Sep 26 by Filip Truta

As of 2017, a single cyber incident can put a small company out of business, according to new research by Ponemon Institute. The findings confirm Bitdefender’s predictions for 2017 that targeted attacks would increase due to poor security of corporate networks.

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