Items Tagged with "Cloud Security"
May 01, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes
Banks sit on a far higher level of the trust spectrum than do companies like Google and Apple – at least in consumers minds. A study commissioned in 2010 that found that telecoms were seen as the second most trusted group, after banks, for securing personal information...
April 30, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
The lesson learned is that it is possible to use Google as a cyber weapon to lauch a powerful "Denial of Money" attack against other platforms. In reality, the service in this case hasn't been interrupted, but the attack has made it extremely expensive to run...
April 29, 2012 Added by:Marc Quibell
What are the risks of MSSPs managing the detection and analysis of network activity data for your company? There are some events that, if detected early, may avert lawsuits, data breaches and other embarrassing or career-ending moments for a company...
April 27, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
As we discussed at OWASP AppSec APAC in Sydney recently, there is still too much focus being given to the security of infrastructure, and we're spending a disproportionate amount of time on the security of networks, servers, etc. rather than actually looking at the applications...
April 26, 2012 Added by:Jack Daniel
Monitoring the performance of your MSSP is cheap insurance- the last thing you want to face is a failure of your service and the need to rebuild an in-house program. You thought getting all that data pushed out to the MSSP was a pain- just imagine trying to get it back...
April 25, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
The government, which had originally seized files and still apparently holds all of Megaupload's financial assets, had argued that it had no obligation to make sure the files of innocent Megaupload users were returned and, in fact, believed that they could be destroyed...
April 23, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los
Is trust a binary decision? Can you trust something to varying levels? These are important questions for any security professional to have good answers to. Applying this logic to computing - can we ever really trust any computer environment, system, or application?
April 22, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes
This tension between old and new is interesting to watch and has some interesting parallels within organizations. I’m talking about the tension that exists between IT and business units. The former who want to ensure security and control, the latter who simply want to get stuff done...
April 19, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes
On the side of IT it’s all about security, control and transparency. On the side of the business, it’s years of frustration at slow and cumbersome IT procurement processes – they want to get stuff done. It’s fair to say that we’re still in the Wild West of cloud adoption...
April 12, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"Zeus captures a screenshot of a Ceridian payroll services web page when a corporate user whose machine is infected... visits this website. This allows Zeus to steal the user id, password, company number and the icon selected by the user for the image-based authentication system..."
April 11, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
Does the government have a responsibility to protect innocent third parties from collateral damage when it seizes their property in the course of prosecuting alleged copyright infringement? That is the question a federal district court will consider...
April 05, 2012
Cloud computing services are increasingly important for governments and businesses, and information security is a key pain-point. To help solve this problem ENISA released a guide focusing on continuous security monitoring throughout the life-cycle of a cloud contract...
April 04, 2012 Added by:Fergal Glynn
Even as companies are adapting to this new paradigm, there are growing concerns about the safety of their data in the cloud. Incidents at cloud service providers like Dropbox highlight dangers of storing information in the cloud...
March 30, 2012 Added by:Richard Stiennon
Cisco, Juniper, Oracle, and Microsoft might have security initiatives and even good sales of security products. But security takes a back seat to functionality too often. Why are there no secure switches? Secure apps for Windows? Or secure databases?
March 29, 2012 Added by:Ben Kepes
We need to ensure that legislation and regulations for cloud services truly reflect the realities of the cloudy world we live in and do not allow for a shotgun approach to compliance that primarily meets the needs of just one powerful interest group...
March 27, 2012
Given the contrast between the importance of the privacy by design principle and the reality of lax data protection practices with many service providers, the aim of this study is to present an analysis of the relevant legal framework on the principles of minimal disclosure...