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The struggle with simplifying the government's cybersecurity efforts

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

RSA Public Sector was full of discussions on why federal cybersecurity needs to be simplified. How to get there? The opinions differ.

Alphabet’s Chronicle banks on big data with new threat analysis platform

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Chronicle is banking on Google’s access to immense amounts of data storage to help security professionals in a crowded threat-intelligence market.

Data-backup service Carbonite acquires long-running cybersecurity firm Webroot

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

One of the earliest players in the cloud data-backup business, Carbonite, is acquiring Webroot, whose reputation stretches back to the 1990s. Carbonite is putting up about $618.5 million in cash.

Google unveils security suite, promising enhanced cloud visibility

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The goal is to organize diverse security information into a single web portal where enterprise security administrators can view everything at once, the company said.

First major Kubernetes flaw enables hackers to access backend servers undetected

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The bug in the popular open-source tool warranted a 9.8 out of 10 severity score because it could allow outsiders to establish a connection through Kubernetes’ trusted application program interface to backend servers.

Citrix security boss warns that cryptojackers are exploiting cloud ignorance

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Cloud providers charge for computing power and data removed. When malicious cryptojackers take control of an employee’s account, then use that access to mine for bitcoin or Monero, that can dramatically increase the a firm’s data consumption.

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