It's a good time to be a CISO. You have the board's attention, and now you can use your position to ensure appropriate resources to tackle key challenges such as identity & access, cloud application security and third-party risk. Expel CISO Bruce Potter discusses how best to influence these decisions.
As a result of the rapid move to a remote workforce, now is a golden opportunity to refine cybersecurity approaches - especially for the cloud, says Christian Toon, CISO at the international law firm, Pinsent Masons.
The rapid shift to digital business models that use cloud services, such as SaaS and cloud service providers, is the latest development in the information revolution. Like other revolutions of the past, the change the cloud brings offers tremendous benefits as well as significant new challenges.
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As applications move to the cloud, it no longer makes sense to backhaul all traffic over MPLS to centralised data centers. SD-WAN arrived to simplify branch IT, reduce MPLS costs, and deliver a great user experience. Put together, these advantages are driving organisations to rethink their network architectures and...
The collaboration enabled by Office 365 through file sharing and online services can streamline processes and give your company a competitive advantage and result in faster time to market. But how can people collaborate effectively if their apps are slow to respond, or their video quality is poor, or their connections...
Many ethical hackers and other security professionals, such as penetration testers, have weaponized cloud platforms to host online attack infrastructure or have used the platforms to conduct reconnaissance, according security researchers at Texas Tech University.
Organizations deploying deception technology must make sure to integrate it with other technologies to reap the full benefits of intrusion alerts, says Anuj Tewari, global CISO at IT Services HCL Technologies.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses recent research on the cyberthreats in multicloud environments and how to mitigate them. Also featured: A ransomware risk management update; tips on disaster planning.
The recent shift towards cloud and mobility is due to the explosion of enterprise public cloud adoption. This has caused the traditional security perimeter that once protected users and internal services within the corporate network to largely disappear.
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Since the advent of the COVID-19 crisis, many enterprises have moved new workloads to the cloud. But have they been just as swift to adopt cybersecurity best practices in these multi-cloud environments? IBM's Limor Kessem analyzes a new cloud security study.
Jewelry retailer Claire's says Magecart attackers hits its e-commerce store, hosted on Salesforce Commerce Cloud, and stole an unspecified number of customers' payment card details. Security firm Sansec, which discovered the breach, says Magecart attacks have grown more targeted during lockdown.
Microsoft's Azure Security Center has detected a new hacking campaign that for the first time specifically targets the Kubeflow platform on Kubernetes and uses XMRig cryptominer to mine for monero across multiple clusters.
Cybercriminals are continuing to take advantage of unsecured Amazon S3 buckets, with RiskIQ researchers recently finding card skimming code and redirects to a long-running malvertising campaign infecting several websites.
Multi-cloud is the new norm, and it's only getting more crowded. ESG findings show that "81% of current cloud infrastructure users are running two or more public cloud infrastructure providers", and of those users, "61% are using three or more". With all cloud providers offering logging and metrics services, you'd...
U.K. organizations are facing increasingly motivated threat actors armed with an arsenal of tools and tactics. From remote exploits and commodity malware to phishing, business email compromise and hands-on-keyboard attacks, the risks have never been greater.
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are particularly...