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What is Microsoft Azure Stack? | Tech Talk Ep 1

Learn the ins and outs of Microsoft's upcoming private cloud offering, Azure Stack, as editors discuss its expected benefits and drawbacks.

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Is protected health information safe in the cloud?

More healthcare providers are storing protected health information (PHI) in the cloud, and certain actions must be taken to secure it.

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Stopping ransomware starts with the security pros

Bromium survey of security professionals shows lapses in their own best practices.

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Security-as-a-service supplier Alert Logic started with IDS and blossomed from there

CEO Gray Hall shares insights into what customers are using, where the industry is going

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How CISOs can answer difficult questions from CEOs

A hypothetical conversation can become all too real, and hopefully you are prepared with the answers. Here is a script to help get you started.

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Check Point boosts cloud-security education to help IT security pros stay relevant

Check Point is investing heavily in educating IT pros about the cloud, not only to promote their own cloud security products but to give potential customers the skills they’ll need to keep their jobs as their employers move more and...

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Cloud security startup RedLock automates public-cloud protection

Cloud security startup RedLock comes out of stealth mode today with a service that helps defend business resources that reside in pubic clouds, gives customers visibility into how these resources are being used and stores records of...

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Barracuda protects industrial IoT with network-based firewall

Industrial IoT systems using open communication protocols may be vulnerable to attacks through TCP Port 502. Barracuda's NextGen Firewalls can help protect against that.

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Security-as-a-service model gains traction

A new report finds mid-tier companies are increasingly turning to security-as-a-service offerings to manage their network security needs.

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Finding and protecting the crown jewels

Layer 7 visibility and stateful application controls are important aspects of cloud security—protecting business-critical applications and data.

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Data security and the cloud: Earn trust by putting your customers in control

Giving customers control over who can access their sensitive data can go a long way toward helping the cloud industry reduce fears and earn trust.

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The evolution of data center segmentation

Micro-segmentation, an evolution of network security, lets organizations add granular segmentation policies to their data center transformation strategy.

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Information security in an insecure world

A guide for current and aspiring CTOs about the process of securing your data and platforms and receiving security certification

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9 biggest information security threats through 2019

Each year, the Information Security Forum, a nonprofit association that researches and analyzes security and risk management issues, releases its 'Threat Horizon' report to provide a forward-looking view of the biggest security...

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7 best practices for securing your cloud service

Learn how to securely leverage the benefits of the cloud by using its strengths to overcome issues that have traditionally been labeled as weaknesses.

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Expert: Apple may have deployed unauthorized patch by mistake

Last month, reports came out that Apple accidentally installed a fake firmware patch on internal development servers. That's a lesson to all companies to be careful about where they get their patches.

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Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive an outage?

Can your business get by with an asynchronous backup or must that offsite server be updated by the second to keep the business up and running at all times.

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Google tries to beat AWS at cloud security

New tools that protect enterprise applications running on Google Cloud Platform may help take the spotlight away from AWS and Microsoft Azure

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