IBM embraces zero trust with upgraded Cloud Pak service

IBM has taken the wraps off a version of its Cloud Pak for Security that aims to help customers looking to deploy zero-trust security facilities for enterprise resource protection.IBM Cloud Paks are bundles of Red Hat’s Kubernetes-based OpenShift Container Platform along with Red Hat Linux and a variety of connecting technologies to let enterprise customers deploy and manage containers on their choice of private or public infrastructure, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba and IBM Cloud.To read this article in full, please click here READ MORE HERE…

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Juniper takes SASE security control to the cloud

Juniper Networks has laid a key part of its Secure Access Services Edge (SASE) foundation with a cloud-based security-control service that provides a central way to control and protect on-premises or cloud-based enterprise resources.Called Security Director Cloud, the service focuses Juniper’s SASE efforts by providing a central point to manage enterprise security services including policy setting, and threat-detection and -prevention.Juniper (like other key enterprise networking vendors such as Cisco, Hewlitt-Packard Enterprise (Aruba) and VMware, as well as service providers including Cato Networks, Akamai, and Zscaler) has pledged allegiance to growing SASE support in its product families.To read this article in full, please click here READ MORE HERE…

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Backup lessons from a cloud-storage disaster

European’s largest cloud provider, OVHcloud, suffered a catastrophic fire last month that destroyed one of its data centers and smoke-damaged a neighboring one. OVHcloud customers with data in the burned-out data cener who had their own disaster recovery measures in place or who purchased the off-site backup and disaster-recovery services offered by OVHcloud have been able to resume operations. Those who did not lost data that will never come back.Some losses were complete, such as those described on Twitter by rounq.com who is still waiting for backups and redundancy that he thought were already in place, according to his tweets. Companies that had some type of off-site backup seemed to be up and running again, such as Centre PompidouTo read this article in full, please click here READ MORE HERE…

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VMware bolsters cloud app security with Mesh7 buy

With a goal of making distributed applications more secure, VMware has announced plans to buy security vendor Mesh7 for an undisclosed amount.Combining the acquisition with its other security wares, VMware aims to address modern applications that require reliable connectivity, dynamic service discovery, and the ability to automate changes quickly without disruption as they extend across multi-cloud environments, said Tom Gillis, senior vice president and general manger with VMware’s networking and security business unit, in a blog about the Mesh7 acquisition.To read this article in full, please click here READ MORE HERE…

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Palo Alto grows cloud security portfolio with new Prisma release, Bridgecrew buy

Palo Alto had a busy week. First, it rolled out a number of new features for its Prisma cloud-based security package, and then it announced plans to buy cloud security vendor Bridgecrew for about $156 million in cash.Palo Alto’s Prisma is a cloud-based security package that includes access control, advanced threat protection, user behavior monitoring and other services that promise to protect enterprise applications and resources. Managed through a single console, Prisma includes firewall as a service, zero-trust network access, a cloud access security broker and a secure web gateway.To read this article in full, please click here READ MORE HERE…

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The Life Cycle of a Compromised (Cloud) Server

Trend Micro Research has developed a go-to resource for all things related to cybercriminal underground hosting and infrastructure. Today we released the second in this three-part series of reports which detail the what, how, and why of cybercriminal hosting (see the first part here). As part of this report, we dive into the common life…
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Removing Open Source Visibility Challenges for Security Operations Teams

  Identifying security threats early can be difficult, especially when you’re running multiple security tools across disparate business units and cloud projects. When it comes to protecting cloud-native applications, separating legitimate risks from noise and distractions is often a real challenge.   That’s why forward-thinking organizations look at things a little differently. They want to…
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This Week in Security News: Microsoft Patches 120 Vulnerabilities, Including Two Zero-Days and Trend Micro Brings DevOps Agility and Automation to Security Operations Through Integration with AWS Solutions

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, read about one of Microsoft’s largest Patch Tuesday updates ever, including fixes for 120 vulnerabilities and two zero-days. Also, learn about Trend Micro’s new integrations with Amazon…
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Have you considered your organization’s technical debt?

  Tldr; deal with your dirty laundry. Have you ever skipped doing your laundry and watched as that pile of dirty clothes kept growing, just waiting for you to get around to it? You’re busy, you’re tired and you keep saying you’ll get to it tomorrow. Then suddenly, you realize that it’s been three weeks…
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