Microsoft says it spotted an unusual hacking campaign in which hackers attempted to move laterally through the Azure cloud after compromising a virtual SQL server. It marks the first time that computing giant defenders have seen a lateral movement attempt with SQL Server as the starting point.
Atos snagged the longtime European CEO of Accenture Technology to lead its soon-to-be-independent $5.76 billion cybersecurity, big data and digital unit. Yves Bernaert, 55, will split Atos' infrastructure and data management and business and platform solutions unit from its high-growth Eviden unit.
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In Part 3 of this three-part blog post, Nikko Asset Management's Marcus Rameke discusses why opting for SaaS or PaaS over IaaS is a sensible decision for most businesses, why cloud solutions are preferable to on-premises HCI, and how to achieve environmental sustainability.
Ransomware attacks are no longer a matter of if, but when. With 60-80% of attacks today exclusively using fileless techniques, ransomware attacks have become more sophisticated and harder to detect and recover from. Backups, even if immutable and air-gapped, are simply not enough anymore.
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CrowdStrike will buy an application security firm founded by two Israel Defense Forces veterans to deliver risk visibility and protection across the cloud. The deal will provide visibility into application behavior and vulnerability prioritization for server-based and serverless infrastructure.
In Part 2 of this three-part blog post, Nikko Asset Management's Marcus Rameke discusses why he prefers HCI over traditional three-tier architecture data centers and IaaS and why the vision to move the workload to SaaS or PaaS is preferable. Part 3 will continue this discussion.
Kubernetes is warning all users to immediately update their clusters to the latest version - released Aug. 23 - to patch a trio of critical command injection vulnerabilities attackers can use to remotely execute code. Akamai has released proof-of-concept code for exploiting one of the flaws.
In Part 1 of this three-part blog post, Nikko Asset Management's Marcus Rameke provides an introduction and defines the requirements for making the transformative journey to the cloud. Parts 2 and 3 will discuss more detailed aspects of making the shift to the cloud.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss the state of cybersecurity market resilience in 2023, why U.S. federal regulators publicly named 130 healthcare firms using web trackers and how SentinelOne ended its partnership with startup Wiz amid takeover discussions.
Perimeter 81's ease of deployment and embrace of a cloud-based architecture made it stand apart from other secure remote access offerings, according to Check Point Software CEO Gil Shwed. The deal will help Check Point build a scalable network foundation that extends to thousands of users.
Rapid innovation, limited security and development resources, and an ever-evolving risk landscape have led to a reassessment of cloud security strategy for cloud and growth-focused organizations.
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Tenable will purchase a cloud security startup founded by the longtime leader of Secdo to help security teams make efficient and accurate remediation decisions. The proposed buy of Ermetic will make it easier for security professionals of all cloud expertise levels to spot and quickly address risks.
A startup founded by the longtime leader of Secdo and backed by the likes of Qumra Capital and Accel could soon be acquired by Tenable. The company is in advanced negotiations to purchase cloud infrastructure security startup Ermetic in a deal valued at between $300 million and $350 million.