Cloud Security

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Cloud Security Executive Perspectives

Securing the Hybrid Cloud: What Skills Do You Need?

This blog was written by Brian Dye. With enterprises moving to hybrid cloud environments, IT architectures are increasingly spread among on-premises infrastructure and public and private cloud platforms. Hybrid models offer many well-documented benefits, but they also introduce more complexity for securing data and applications across the enterprise. And this ...

Cloud Security

Why You Need a Multi-Layer Approach to Public Cloud Security

This blog was written by Scott Montgomery, McAfee’s previous vice president and chief technology officer of public sector. Would you hand your house keys to a total stranger and then go away on vacation for two weeks? Probably not, but that’s precisely what some businesses do when they move applications ...

Cloud Security

Little Bits of Security – Micro-Segmentation in Clouds

Cloud environments have made some things much easier for development teams and IT organizations. Self-service portals have cut down the amount of “hands on” intervention to spin up new environments for new products. Provisioning of new infrastructure has moved from weeks or days to minutes. One thing that barely changed ...

Cloud Security

McAfee Application Control: Putting Your Whitelist on Autopilot

This blog post was written by Teresa Wingfield. In a previous blog, we talked about how McAfee Application Control uses local and global intelligence to simplify whitelist updates and briefly mentioned our Dynamic Trust Model. Now, let’s take a deeper look at the flexibility our Dynamic Trust Model offers to ...

Cloud Security Security Operations

5 Things You Need to Know About Integrated Security in the Cloud

Whatever the specific configuration of your cloud, be it public, private, or a mix of both, there are security risks that aren’t immediately apparent, ranging from the technical to organizational to issues of governance. Here are five things you need to know about integrating security across your multiple cloud deployments ...

Cloud Security Español

Como migrar a “la nube” sin morir en el intento

This blog was written by Victor Vásquez Cruz. Utilizar la nube para migrar servicios y reducir costos en infraestructura es uno de los mejores sucesos que le han ocurrido a las empresas en años recientes; sin embargo, los riesgos asociados con esta decisión pueden ser altos y están relacionados no ...

Cloud Security

How CASB is Different from Web Proxy / Firewall

A common question that arises as IT teams begin to look at cloud access security broker (CASB) products goes something like, “we already have a web proxy and/or firewall, how is this different?” or “does CASB replace my web proxy / firewall?” These are natural questions because web proxies and firewalls have ...

Cloud Security

Have 5 minutes? Let’s Discuss the Public Cloud and Usage-Based Security

Have 5 minutes? Let’s talk about the public cloud and usage-based security “Q3’2015 – AWS reported $2.1 billion in revenue and $521 million in profit. That’s a 78 percent rise in revenue and 432 percent rise in profit over last year.”[i] Hold on, let’s review those numbers, pause and then rethink our ...

Cloud Security

6 Cloud Security Issues That Businesses Experience

Despite the numerous benefits of cloud computing, only 33% of companies have a “full steam ahead” attitude toward adopting the cloud. That’s according to a survey of over 200 IT and IT security leaders by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), which identified 6 issues holding back cloud projects. Chief among ...

Cloud Security

1, 2, 3…It’s Time to Migrate from Windows Server 2003

This blog was written by Joakim Lialias. We’ve told you once. We’ve told you twice. Heck, we’ve told you four times: if you’re still running Windows Server 2003, you need to take action as soon as possible because the EOS is fast approaching on July 14th, 2015. Need a refresher ...

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