Category: CLOUDSEC

Amazon EKS Security Best Practices

Following security best practices for AWS EKS clusters is just as critical as for any Kubernetes cluster. In a talk I gave at the Bay Area AWS Community Day, I shared lessons learned and best practices for engineers running workloads [ … ]

IBM Launches z15 Mainframe With New Data Protection Capabilities

IBM on Thursday unveiled the IBM z15, a mainframe that provides enterprises new capabilities for protecting sensitive customer data across hybrid multi-cloud environments. read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Securityweek/~3/OkT3z7rMrzs/ibm-launches-z15-mainframe-new-data-protection-capabilities

NY Payroll Company Vanishes With $35 Million

MyPayrollHR, a now defunct cloud-based payroll processing firm based in upstate New York, abruptly ceased operations this past week after stiffing employees at thousands of companies. The ongoing debacle, which allegedly involves malfeasance on the part of the payroll company’s [ … ]

Amazon AWS Outage Shows Data in the Cloud is Not Always Safe

A recent power outage outage at an Amazon AWS data facility and the resulting data loss for some customers shows that storing data in the cloud does not mean you do not also need a backup. […] https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/amazon-aws-outage-shows-data-in-the-cloud-is-not-always-safe/

Phishers are Angling for Your Cloud Providers

Many companies are now outsourcing their marketing efforts to cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) providers. But when accounts at those CRM providers get hacked or phished, the results can be damaging for both the client’s brand and their customers. Here’s [ … ]