Organizations continue moving to the cloud, and they show no sign of slowing down. However, many IT and security professionals have reservations about security when it comes to the cloud. In this article, Roberto Garcia discusses how automation helps minimize risks resulting from human error and protect against common security mistakes when migrating to the cloud.
The past decade saw a number of massive data breaches from well-known companies such as Target, Yahoo, and Equifax. In the coming years, companies will need to find better ways to protect their data and ensure customer privacy. This article dives into some of the adjustments that we can expect to see in the next few years.
Identity theft rose to the top of crimes reported by US customers and it continues to affect thousands of people. ID theft, unauthorized payments, and even blackmail is possible with the information that hackers steal every year. Is artificial intelligence the solution that we need to protect our sensitive information on a global scale? New technologies such as DeepCode may reduce ID theft.
Open source tools have taken center stage in the DevOps toolchain. As organizations become increasingly dependent on open source tools, the risks that affect these tools is transferred to these organizations. To mitigate this risk, it is essential for organizations to practice continuous monitoring of open source tools. Let’s look at the various layers in an open source stack, and identify key points of concern that need monitoring.
Companies, search engines, and even the gadgets we use, collect information on our details and preferences, seemingly to improve their services. As such, there’s a certain level of protection information requires. However, can data privacy truly coexist with data intelligence?
VPN services still use concepts based on software from the mid-1990s. However, zero-trust network access (ZTNA) reflects modern security sensibilities. A network designed to conform to ZTNA standards represents a complete rethinking of how network security functions. Unlike a VPN, ZTNA networks treat all users, internal or external, the same.
How can you identify security engineering for the end state of your project? A product manager needs to answer the following questions: – What is the right security engineering end state for me? What is the minimum? When should I stop? This article explores security engineering, investing in security compliance, and the journey to reaching maturity.
Did you know: Almost 40 percent of small businesses never reopen following a natural disaster. All businesses, large and small, should have a data recovery plan in case disaster hits, whether that disaster is a flood or accidentally deleting critical code. Here’s what to anticipate when disaster strikes, and how to start preparing a solid recovery plan.
Make no mistake, all software has bugs; the industry standard ranges from 15 to 50 errors per 1,000 of code. Code review and bug bounty programs cannot find all of them. For better security against vulnerabilities, companies should add a layer of protection with app shielding. App shielding is an approach to application security using a three-pronged approach.
What browser do you use? Depending on your browser choice, websites may be tracking you wherever you go online. Popular websites can include up to 24 pieces of tracking content from companies such as Facebook and Google. In the fight for Internet security, both Brave and Mozilla Firefox offer free to use solutions. We go over some of the benefits of both browsers.
As machine learning technologies become more prevalent, the risk of attacks continues to rise. Which types of attacks on ML systems exist, how do they work, and which is the most dangerous? ML Conference speaker David Glavas answered our questions.
HashiCorp Vault is focused on security, secret keeping, data encryption, and identity management. It keeps all your sensitive data, including API keys, passwords, and certificates, under wraps. Version 1.3 has now released to the public. Check out all the new updates made to HashiCorp vault, including some beta improvements, a new debug CLI command, and two new features just for Vault Enterprise.
The practice of chaos engineering can help unearth security problems that ordinarily, you would never discover. By utilizing chaos engineering best practices, your teams can keep up with how a potential hacker might infiltrate your network and gain a better understanding of the weaknesses in your infrastructure and what security measures to take.