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Owning up to cloud security - who is responsible?
Many organisations are still struggling to secure their clouds – earlier this year, Australian cloud-based recruitment and HR software provider PageUp exposed two million passwords following a malware infection.
Barracuda introduces email protection bundle for channel partners
“Email security is now viewed as mission-critical and requires a multi-layered security approach.”
The good and bad of Office 365 security
Let’s start with the positives. Office 365 adoption, and going cloud in general, is good for security.
New online tool helps organisations evaluate security maturity
The report also assigns a current security maturity tier and compares the organisation’s results to peer benchmarks.
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication solution aimed at SMBs
WatchGuard’s AuthPoint solution is a cloud service that can be deployed and managed from any location without the need for expensive hardware components.
Azure platform exploited the most for DDoS attacks – report
Research found a 35% increase DDoS attacks using public cloud server-based botnets from the previous 12 months.
Exclusive: How companies can stay secure in the cloud
"Organisations moving to the cloud must defend against malware that can infect a business by spreading through personal and corporate devices."
Cloud security a winning strategy to protect valuable data
Software-defined networking may be key to tackling security concerns about ever-increasing amounts of data in the enterprise space, says GlobalData.
Botnet activity spreading multi-purpose malware tools
Cybercriminals who use botnets to conduct their attacks are shifting away from single-purpose malware .
Brace168 and Bitglass partner to tackle cloud security
"Businesses are struggling to implement, let alone manage advanced solutions that provide security for cloud services."
Report reveals 80% increase in email impersonation attacks
For every 50 emails inspected by email security solutions, there is one unstopped malicious link.
Exclusive: Veeam’s best practices for availability in a cloud era
How can businesses ensure their apps and data are available across the new multi-cloud models they are adopting?
Exclusive: Building robust cloud-based backup and DR into ransomware defence
Ransomware is on the rise again and it’s getting smarter.
Interview: Vault Cloud illuminates secure govt cloud in the machine learning age
“If you want security, sovereignty, and privacy aspects to be combined with the benefits of AI, it’s really about using a government community cloud."
EMA names Pulse Secure leader in hybrid IT secure access platform solutions
The survey included executives from over 200 enterprises and an analysis of hundreds of vendor product briefings, case studies and demonstrations.
Why digital transformation rests on the shoulders of the C-suite
Only 7% of respondents believe the government is making significant strides in their digital transformation journey.
Data protection overlooked in race for digital transformation - IDC
Only with resilient operations can businesses mitigate the risk of downtime and focus on projects that drive transformation.
Veritas updates data management solution with simplified user experience
“Our customer user experience is one of the priorities we’re focusing on today.”
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication for SMBs
WatchGuard Technologies unveiled AuthPoint, a cloud-based multi-factor authentication solution for SMBs.
Exclusive: Why open source is critical to software development
"Open source is critical to doing any kind of modern software development in enterprise."
Developing a one-two punch for cloud security
When data is regularly accessed from a myriad of devices outside the corporate firewall, strategies to maintain effective security have to evolve.
Time capsule app TimeHop breached, 21 million users affected
The breach occurred as an access credential to TimeHop’s cloud computing environment that didn't have multifactor authentication was compromised.
EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft CTO talks securing data in the cloud era
Organisations should treat identity management and protection as one of the core elements of a “modern” approach to security.
Busting the top five myths and mistruths about cloud security
Myths and mistruths continue to exist when it comes to security within the cloud.