Securing multi-cloud environments in government and public sector organizations

Credit to Author: Sally Adam| Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 17:02:12 +0000

Cloud adoption is enabling enterprises across all sectors to collaborate more efficiently especially in today’s highly remote business environment. More specifically, government agencies are implementing multi-cloud infrastructure with their workloads spread across multiple public, private, and edge cloud platforms. According to Gartner, the government cloud spending is expected to grow on an average of 17.1 percent [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/t5hhCdXntQE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Demo: Expose open RDP ports with Sophos EDR and Cloud Optix

Credit to Author: Seth Geftic| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:54:13 +0000

Remote Desktop Protocol, better know as RDP, is a favorite weak point used by attackers looking for a way into victims&#8217; networks. In fact, it&#8217;s so popular that a recent Sophos survey found that RDP was the method used to gain entry in almost 10% of ransomware attacks. Despite the well-documented risks of RDP, organizations [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/K5oaS67divg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Extend visibility across your entire cloud environment

Credit to Author: Rich Beckett| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 11:00:31 +0000

We are excited to announce that Intercept X for Server Advanced with EDR has been enhanced with powerful cloud visibility features from Cloud Optix. In addition to even more detail on your AWS, Azure, and GCP cloud workloads, this integration gives customers critical insights into their wider cloud environments, including security groups, hosts, shared storage, [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/YDMqzDhp63o” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Cloud security best practices

Credit to Author: Rich Beckett| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:30:54 +0000

Analysis of public cloud accounts across Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform reveals a silver lining when it comes to the protection of cloud data. New research shows that in the last year, 70% of organizations that use public cloud services experienced a security incident. These incidents included attacks from ransomware and [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/DjKfGEHM7x8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Five steps to avoid a cloud data breach

Credit to Author: Sally Adam| Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:59:35 +0000

The recent MGM Resort hotels cloud server data breach highlights the need to secure sensitive data held in the public cloud.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/ifst-NkTXmQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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