Cloud Security

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Cloud Security

McAfee MOVE AntiVirus Multiplatform Deployment Just Got a Lot Easier

This blog post was written by Teresa Wingfield. McAfee Management for Optimized Virtual Environments AntiVirus (McAfee MOVE AntiVirus) optimizes security for virtual desktops and servers. Version 4.6 became available on July 18, 2017. One of the major enhancements offered by this release is dramatic simplification of the multiplatform deployment process. ...

Enterprise Cloud Security

McAfee Public Cloud Server Security Suite Paid AMI Now on AWS Marketplace

This blog post was written by Teresa Wingfield. A new Paid Amazon Machine Image (AMI) for McAfee Public Cloud Server Security Suite (McAfee PCS) is now available on an hourly basis on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. The Paid AMI is a flexible option for protecting AWS workloads since ...

Cloud Security

SDDC 101: The Why, the What, and the How

This blog post was written by Raja Patel. The Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) has fundamentally changed how IT delivers infrastructure and services. SDDC rethinks traditional ways of using virtualized resources by adding virtual networks (SDN) and virtualized storage (SDS) to virtual compute as a better way to build data ...

Cloud Security

AWS Shared Responsibility Model for Security and Compliance

What is AWS Shared Responsibility? As enterprises look to achieve greater operational efficiency and gain a competitive advantage, they are increasingly turning to cloud service providers like Amazon Web Services to offload their IT infrastructure and computing needs. The advantages afforded by divesting their datacenters in favor of moving to AWS are ...

Cloud Security Executive Perspectives

CIOs: You need to have the cloud talk with your staff

CIOs, it is time to have a frank and open discussion with your staff. This conversation may be difficult or awkward, as it involves topics such as consent, privacy, and appropriate protection. Yes, you need to speak with your staff about the organization’s cloud strategy, and any deployment or security ...

Cloud Security

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) Deployment Modes Best Practices

Many customers that deploy Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) solutions to secure their shadow, sanctioned and custom IaaS apps very quickly realize that they need to navigate through different deployment options to secure their users and data across mobile, desktop, remote and on-prem users. Gartner recommends that customers consider a multi-mode deployment (aka ...

Cloud Security

Who Owns Your Cloud Security Stack?

This blog was written by Nat Smith. Sometimes I kick off a client conversation by asking, “What is your strategy for cloud security?” It is surprising how often they not only have no such strategy, but do not even think they need one. They take the security options offered by ...

Cloud Security

New Versions of Cloud Workload Discovery and McAfee MOVE AntiVirus Now Available!

This blog post was written by Teresa Wingfield. As part of our continued enhancements to our server security solutions, Cloud Workload Discovery 4.5.1 was released on March 27, 2017 and the McAfee MOVE AntiVirus 4.5.1 release followed on April, 20 2017.  These solutions have some valuable new features and benefits ...

Cloud Security

The perimeter has changed, so should you

People have wandered a long way outside of the secure walls of corporate computing. Your users are working from more places than you can keep track of. They are using devices you may or may not own, and cloud services you may or may not know about. In fact, about ...

Cloud Security

12 Must-Know Statistics on Cloud Usage in the Enterprise

Over the past decade, the cloud has become a disruptive force affecting every function and initiative in the enterprise. Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as “one with substantial disruptive potential that is just beginning to break out of an emerging state into broader impact and use.” For six consecutive ...

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