What do serverless compute platforms mean for security?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 13:18:07 +0000

By Kyle Klassen Product Manager – Cloud Native Application Security at Trend Micro Containers provide many great benefits to organizations – they’re lightweight, flexible, add consistency across different environments and scale easily. One of the characteristics of containers is that they run in dedicated namespaces with isolated resource requirements. General purpose OS’s deployed to run…

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Cloud-First but Not Cloud-Only: Why Organizations Need to Simplify Cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Wendy Moore| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:50:55 +0000

The global public cloud services market is on track to grow 17% this year, topping $266 billion. These are impressive figures, and whatever Covid-19 may do short-term to the macro-economy, they’re a sign of where the world is heading. But while many organizations may describe themselves as “cloud-first”, they’re certainly not “cloud-only.” That is, hybrid…

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Migrating Network Protection to the Cloud with Confidence

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:11:50 +0000

For modern organizations, speed and agility is the key to success – built on enhanced IT efficiency and performance driven by the cloud. Anything less could see your business outpaced by the competition. As always, security must be a priority when migrating to the cloud, but network teams are being let down by existing tools….

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Forget the network perimeter, say security vendors

Credit to Author: Lucian Constantin| Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:13:00 -0800

What if all your company’s computers and applications were connected directly to the Internet? That was the assumption behind BeyondCorp, a new model for network security that Google proposed back in 2014, and it’s one that’s starting to get some attention from networking and security vendors.

Enterprises have moved beyond the traditional workspace in recent years, allowing employees to work remotely by using their personal devices and accessing apps in private or public clouds. To bring roaming workers back into the fold, under the security blanket of their local networks, companies rely on VPNs and endpoint software to enforce network access controls.

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German consumer groups sue WhatsApp over privacy policy changes

WhatsApp’s privacy policy change allowing Facebook to target advertising at its users has landed the company in a German court.

The Federation of German Consumer Organizations (VZBZ) has filed suit against WhatsApp in the Berlin regional court, alleging that the company collects and stores data illegally and passes it on to Facebook, the federation said Monday.

Facebook acquired WhatsApp in October 2014, but it wasn’t until August 2016 that WhatsApp said it would modify its privacy policy to allow it to share lists of users’ contacts with Facebook. The move made it possible to match WhatsApp accounts with Facebook ones where users had registered a phone number, giving the parent company more data with which to make new friend suggestions and another way to target advertising.

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