We have all heard the castle-and-moat analogy to describe traditional centralized approaches to cybersecurity. As cloud security becomes increasingly important in the modern landscape, I think we should add one more component to the analogies we use to think about security: fog. Sometimes the fog is so thick that you can barely see what is…

44% of malicious threats are cloud enabled, meaning that cybercriminals see the cloud as an effective method for subverting detection, according to Netskope. “We are seeing increasingly complex threat techniques being used across cloud applications, spanning from cloud phishing and malware delivery, to cloud command and control and ultimately cloud data exfiltration,” said Ray Canzanese,…

Many organizations are starting to realize the benefits of increased scale and velocity of application deployment in their businesses, according to F5 Networks. This value, however, can bring significant complexity as organizations maintain legacy infrastructure while increasingly relying on multiple public and private clouds, implement modern application architectures, and face an evolving and sophisticated threat…

Cybersecurity has emerged as the top focus of upstream oil and gas companies’ digital investments, according to a report from Accenture. The report is based on a global survey of 255 industry professionals, including C-suite executives, functional leaders and engineers. Increased investments in cybersecurity When respondents were asked which digital technologies their organizations are investing…

Organizations will face a growing risk from their cloud and the supply chain, according to Trend Micro. Cyber risk increases at all levels The growing popularity of cloud and DevOps environments will continue to drive business agility while exposing organizations, from enterprises to manufacturers, to third-party risk. “As we enter a new decade, organizations of…

Although the total number of IaaS cloud vulnerabilities is still small and the technology relatively young, volumes are increasing year-over-year at a steady rate, an expected to hit 50-percent growth by the end of 2019, Skybox reveals. Key findings of the report include: Vulnerabilities affecting cloud IaaS solutions likely to increase 50% over 2018 figures…

IaaS is now the fastest growing area of the cloud due to the speed, cost and reliability with which organizations can create and deploy applications, according to McAfee. The results of the survey demonstrate that 99 percent of IaaS misconfigurations go unnoticed—indicating awareness around the most common entry point to new “Cloud-Native Breaches” (CNB) is…