Cloud Security

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Cloud Security

Cloud Native Security Approach Comparisons

Vinay Khanna, Ashwin Prabhu & Sriranga Seetharamaiah also contributed to this article.  In the Cloud, security responsibilities are shared between the Cloud Service Provider (CSP) and Enterprise Security teams. To enable Security teams to provide compliance, visibility, and control across the application stack, CSPs and security vendors have added various innovative ...

Cloud Security

McAfee Recognised in 2021 Gartner Solution Scorecard Report

Industry analysts perform a huge service in evaluating markets, technology, vendors and sharing their insights with customers via one-on-one discussions and regular publications and events. Gartner publishes Magic Quadrant reports that review a particular market and evaluate vendors for their Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute. Gartner also has ...

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New Security Approach to Cloud-Native Applications

With on-premises infrastructure, securing server workloads and applications involves putting security controls between an organization’s network and the outside world. As organisations migrate workloads (“lift and shift”) to the cloud, the same approach was often used. On the contrary to lift and shift, many enterprise businesses had realized that in ...

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You Don’t Have to Give Up Your Crown Jewels in Hopes of Better Cloud Security

If you’re like me, you love a good heist film. Movies like The Italian Job, Inception, and Ocean’s 11 are riveting, but outside of cinema these types of heists don’t really happen anymore, right? Think again. In 2019, the Green Vault Museum in Dresden, Germany reported a jewel burglary worthy ...

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Lessons We Can Learn From Airport Security

Most of us don’t have responsibility for airports, but thinking about airport security can teach us lessons about how we consider, design and execute IT security in our enterprise. Airports have to be constantly vigilant from a multitude of threats; terrorists, criminals, rogue employees and their security defenses need to ...

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The Fastest Route to SASE

Shortcuts aren’t always the fastest or safest route from Point A to Point B. Providing faster “direct to cloud” access for your users to critical applications and cloud services can certainly improve productivity and reduce costs, but cutting corners on security can come with huge consequences. The Secure Access Service ...

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Domain Age as an Internet Filter Criteria

Use of “domain age” is a feature being promoted by various firewall and web security vendors as a method to protect users and systems from accessing malicious internet destinations. The concept is to use domain age as a generic traffic filtering parameter. The thought is that hosts associated with newly ...

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Finally, True Unified Multi-Vector Data Protection in a Cloud World

This week, we announced the latest release of MVISION Unified Cloud Edge, which included a number of great data protection enhancements. With working patterns and data workflows dramatically changed in 2020, this release couldn’t be more timely. According to a report by Gartner earlier in 2020, 88% of organizations have ...

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3 Reasons Why Connected Apps are Critical to Enterprise Security

Every day, new apps are developed to solve problems and create efficiency in individuals’ lives.  Employees are continually experimenting with new apps to enhance productivity and simplify complex matters. When in a pinch, using DropBox to share large files or an online PDF editor for quick modifications are commonalities among employees. However, these apps, although useful, may not be sanctioned ...

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Securing Containers with NIST 800-190 and MVISION CNAPP

Government and Private Sector organizations are transforming their businesses by embracing DevOps principles, microservice design patterns, and container technologies across on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments. Container adoption is becoming mainstream to drive digital transformation and business growth and to accelerate product and feature velocity. Companies have moved quickly to embrace ...

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