Keeping endpoint security up to date is a struggle for small to mid-sized companies that have less resources than larger companies, yet have the same risk of attack. And that risk is only increasing. In 2017, the number of ransomware attacks increased by 30x and the number of breaches increased by 40%.
As general manager for payments and fraud prevention at Amazon Web Services, Keith Carlson has a unique perspective on detecting and preventing compromises in the cloud. He shares insights gleaned from dealing with scores of customers and their concerns.
Public cloud use is increasing as organizations leverage IaaS environments to improve operational agility and increase efficiency.
However, security teams are still struggling to maintain security visibility of dynamic, IaaS computing environments due to decentralization of IT, the expanding cloud attack surface,...
Although the government has been slower than the private sector to adopt the cloud, there's no doubt that the shift is underway. IDC says "Cloud First" will become the new mantra for enterprise IT, noting that the major innovations taking place in IT today are not possible without the cloud as a foundation.
Cost Savings and Business Benefits Enabled by the Virtual Cloud Network.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with an investment in a Virtual Cloud Network, Forrester interviewed five customers using VMware NSX solutions to simplify WAN management across branch locations.
Cloud-based CRM giant Salesforce.com is warning some of its Marketing Cloud users that any data they stored may have been accessed by third parties or inadvertently corrupted because of an API error that persisted for six weeks.
Why are attacks so successful? Legacy endpoint security products are creating more problems than they solve. There is too much cost and complexity, defenses aren't keeping up, and security staff is stretched thin.
Silicon Valley employees are increasingly calling on executives to restrict the use of facial recognition technology, mobilized in part by the U.S. government's previous policy of separating children from parents at the border. Experts say facial recognition regulations are needed - and quickly.
Cyberattacks and damages due to email breaches dramatically increased again this past year. The FBI estimates $5 billion in losses worldwide as email continues to be a primary attack vector for the initial compromise, with business email compromise accounting for $676 million in losses alone in 2017.
Businesses undertaking digital transformation - typically involving a push to the cloud, amongst other initiatives - must put security first if they want their project to achieve optimum success, says Fortinet's Patrick Grillo.
Just one click: That's all it takes for a victim to inadvertently grant attackers access to their email account via a third-party application. Here's how to spot signs of OAuth-related hacking and how to defend against it.
Recent failures of IT systems at some major airports and banks are a reminder that as an organization launches a digital transformation project, or seeks to move more of its processes to the cloud, those efforts won't necessarily proceed smoothly or securely, says Skybox Security's Justin Coker.
Businesses spend billions each year on identity and access management, but almost all of this money is spent on protecting the digital identities of humans - usernames and passwords.
On the other hand, businesses spend almost nothing on protecting machine identities, even though our entire digital economy hinges...