Cloud Security

Why do I need a CASB for Shadow IT when I already have a SIEM?

Why does my organization need to have a Shadow IT solution when we already own a Next-Gen Firewall / Web Proxy and have all the logs in a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution? This is a question we are often asked by our customers. The answer is that ...

Cloud Security

Top 10 Cloud Privacy Recommendations for Businesses

In the corporate world, privacy refers to employee/business data as well as customer/supplier data—you must safeguard both of them. Laws such as CCPA and GDPR, not to mention vertical market regulations, make it clear how important this issue is to regulators, who take into account the security tools in use ...

Cloud Security

Top 10 Cloud Privacy Recommendations for Consumers

It’s Data Privacy Day and when it comes down to it, most of us don’t know exactly how many organizations have our data—let alone how it’s being collected or what it is being used for. Unfortunately, the stakes are higher than ever for those who are unwilling to take appropriate ...

Enterprise

2019 Recap: A Year to Remember

Working Even Harder To End the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage The term “skills gap” is all too familiar to those in the cybersecurity industry. A recent ISACA survey found only 18% of respondents said they believed the cybersecurity skills gap will be mostly or entirely filled during the upcoming decade, while ...

Enterprise Cloud Security

Test Your Knowledge on How Businesses Use and Secure the Cloud

Security used to be an inhibitor to cloud adoption, but now the tables have turned, and for the first time we are seeing security professionals embrace the cloud as a more secure environment for their business. Not only are they finding it more secure, but the benefits of cloud adoption ...

Enterprise Cloud Security

A Brief History of Cloud Computing and Security

According to recent research1, 50% of organizations use more than one public cloud infrastructure vendor, choosing between Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and a series of others. 85% of those using more than one cloud infrastructure provider are managing up to four1, seeking the best fit ...

Enterprise

McAfee Helps You Commit to the Cloud with Confidence

Hybrid environments—whether they are private clouds bridging to public clouds or traditional data centers bridging to public clouds—have become the de facto service architecture for most enterprises. We all want the agility, cost benefits, and competitive advantages associated with the hybrid cloud, but we often hit a wall when it ...

Enterprise

Do I Even Need to Secure the Cloud?

You share responsibility for securing your data in the cloud. What does that mean? More than anything else, that you understand where the layers of protection from your cloud provider ends, and your responsibility begins.   A storm awaits many companies as they move infrastructure, applications, and entire portfolios to ...

Enterprise Cloud Security

Network Security in the Amazon Web Services Cloud – It’s Your Responsibility! Part 2.

In the first of this short 2-part series, we covered the basis of why you need to implement security in the AWS cloud, known as the “Shared Responsibility Model”. Advanced attacks, management efficiency across on-premises and cloud environments, and even uncovering Shadow IT, are all challenges you may face moving ...

Enterprise Cloud Security

Network Security in the Amazon Web Services Cloud – It’s Your Responsibility!

There is a presiding notion that because established cloud providers such as Amazon deliver enterprise-class infrastructure, security is “taken care of.” When you set up your workloads in AWS, you hopefully configure available settings like access control and firewall port restrictions. That’s all good, and necessary! But outside of the ...

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