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Cloud Networking and Security Firm Aviatrix Raises $40 Million

Aviatrix, a California-based provider of cloud networking and security services for enterprises, on Monday announced that it raised $40 million in a Series C funding round.The round, which brings the total raised to date by Aviatrix to over $76 million, was led by CRV, with participation from Formation 8, Ignition Partners and Liberty Global Ventures.Aviatri
Publish At:2019-10-28 22:15 | Read:586 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security Manageme

Researchers Warn of New Cache-Poisoned DoS Attack Method

A group of security researchers from German universities has devised a new class of web cache poisoning attacks that could render victim services unreachable.The cache is meant to reduce the volume of network traffic through the reuse of HTTP responses and helps applications scale at large, in addition to providing protection against denial-of-service (DoS)
Publish At:2019-10-24 22:15 | Read:154 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security Security

DDoS Attack Hits Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers experienced service interruptions yesterday as the company struggled to fight off a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.As part of such an assault, attackers attempt to flood the target with traffic, which would eventually result in the service being unreachable.While customers were complaining of their inability t
Publish At:2019-10-24 10:15 | Read:152 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Cloud

New Azure AD Feature Detects Unauthorized Access Attempts

Microsoft this week announced the public preview of a new feature that allows enterprise users to check their Azure Active Directory sign-ins for any unusual activity.Dubbed Azure AD My Sign-In, the new feature provides users with information on any attempts to guess a password, tells them whether the attacker managed to successfully sign in to the account,
Publish At:2019-10-22 10:15 | Read:176 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Identity & Access Risk Management Cl

Trend Micro Acquires Cloud Security Firm Cloud Conformity

Trend Micro on Monday announced the acquisition of cloud security company Cloud Conformity for $70 million.Founded in Australia, Cloud Conformity specializes in cloud security posture management (CSPM) and it provides cloud security, governance and compliance solutions for organizations using AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.By acquiring Cloud Conformit
Publish At:2019-10-21 12:00 | Read:300 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Compliance Cloud Security Management &am

Want Your Kids to Care More About Online Safety? Try These 7 Tips

The topics parents need to discuss with kids today can be tough compared to even a few years ago. The digital scams are getting more sophisticated and the social culture poses new, more inherent risks. Weekly, we have to breach very adult conversations with our kids. Significant conversations about sexting, bullying, online scams, identity fraud, hate speech
Publish At:2019-10-19 21:45 | Read:374 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Family Safety 13 Reasons Why Bully Cyberbully

Shadow IT Has Benefits Not Yet Fully Utilized by Business

Shadow IT is a well-known and long-standing organizational issue that has never really been solved. The problem is that it is a boon as well as a threat; and an uneasy balance exists between the two aspects. But with increasing use and familiarity with the cloud and its opportunities, the threat is growing. The threat needs to be tackled, but without de
Publish At:2019-10-15 12:00 | Read:398 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security

Securing All Cloud Deployments With a Single Strategy

Many organizations eager to reap the benefits of cloud networking have adopted a cloud first strategy. As a result, their DevOps teams are actively developing applications that enable them to compete more effectively in today’s digital marketplace. Cost savings, agility, responsiveness and scalability are all drivers of this growing transition. Developing or
Publish At:2019-10-15 12:00 | Read:218 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Cloud Security Cloud

15 Easy, Effective Ways to Start Winning Back Your Online Privacy

Someone recently asked me what I wanted for Christmas this year, and I had to think about it for a few minutes. I certainly don’t need any more stuff. However, if I could name one gift that would make me absolutely giddy, it would be getting a chunk of my privacy back. Like most people, the internet knows way too much about me — my age, address, phone
Publish At:2019-10-12 11:20 | Read:484 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety ad blockers children's privacy cloud security

Securing the Unsecured: State of Cybersecurity 2019 – Part I

Recently the Straight Talk Insights team at HCL Technologies invited a social panel to discuss a critical question at the center of today’s digital transitions: How do companies target investments and change the culture to avoid being the next victim of a cyberattack? Alongside some fantastic leaders and technology strategists from HCL, Oracle, Clarify360,
Publish At:2019-10-08 23:20 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security

Cloud is Creating Security and Network Convergence

Network Security Expertise is Needed More Than Ever Inside Security Operations Centers and on DevOps TeamsDigital transformation forces many changes to a business as it migrates to the public cloud. One of the most poorly examined is the convergence of network and security administration tasks and responsibilities in the public cloud.On premises, the divisi
Publish At:2019-10-08 12:00 | Read:249 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Cloud Security Cloud

Security is Shifting to a Unified Cloud Edge

More than 95% of companies today use cloud services, and 83% store sensitive data in the cloud. Mobile devices and laptops allow for work to occur both inside and outside the network, pushing the boundary for security to a new edge defined by the cloud. Yet only 30% of companies today can protect data with the same policies on their devices, network, and in
Publish At:2019-10-02 23:20 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Cloud

VMware Patches Critical Harbor Vulnerability

VMware this week released patches to address a critical vulnerability in Harbor, which was found to impact VMware Cloud Foundation and VMware Harbor Container Registry for PCF.Harbor is an open source registry project for storing, signing and scanning container images for vulnerabilities. It integrates with Docker Hub, Docker Registry, Google Container Regis
Publish At:2019-09-26 12:00 | Read:424 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security Vulnerabilities Vulnerabi

Microsoft Makes Azure Sentinel Generally Available

Microsoft this week announced the general availability of Azure Sentinel, a cloud-based security information and event management (SIEM) platform aimed at identifying and blocking threats.Designed for enterprises of all sizes and workloads, Azure Sentinel was launched in February in public preview to help security teams improve the security posture of their
Publish At:2019-09-25 12:00 | Read:357 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security Security Infrastructure M

60% of Major US Firms Have Been Hacked in Cloud: Study

Hackers have penetrated cloud computing networks of some 60 percent of top US companies, with virtually all industry sectors hit, security researchers said Tuesday.Researchers at the enterprise security firm Proofpoint said they detected over 15 million unauthorized login attempts to cloud computing networks of US Fortune 500 firms in the first six months of
Publish At:2019-09-25 12:00 | Read:370 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Cloud Security Cloud


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