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Radware launches a spinoff of its cloud security business

Radware, a provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, has revealed the spinoff of its Cloud Native Protector (CNP) business to form a new company called SkyHawk Security. To accelerate Skyhawk Security’s development and growth opportunities, an affiliate of Tiger Global Management will make a $35 million strategic external investment, resulting in a valuation… Read more »

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F5 launches distributed cloud app infrastructure protection

F5 has launched the F5 Distributed Cloud App Infrastructure Protection (AIP), a cloud workload protection solution that expands application observability and protection to cloud-native infrastructures. Powered by technology acquired with Threat Stack, AIP is the newest addition to the F5 Distributed Cloud Services portfolio of cloud-native SaaS-based application security and delivery services. Organisations of all… Read more »

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Malware-delivering cloud apps almost tripled in 2022

More than 400 distinct cloud applications delivered malware in 2022, nearly triple the amount seen in the prior year, according to research conducted by Netskope, a specialist in Secure Access Service Edge (SASE). The company’s researchers also found that 30% of all cloud malware downloads in 2022 originated from Microsoft OneDrive. Cloud apps are widely… Read more »

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Views from the field: Shifting left in enterprise cloud security  

Stuart Green, cloud security architect at Check Point Software, explains how businesses can mitigate cybersecurity risks.   As of 2022, 94% of enterprises use cloud services. Confidence in the cloud has grown over the last 12 to 18 months, with 35% of organizations having more than 50% of their workloads in the cloud. While businesses… Read more »

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90% of global enterprises are adopting zero trust

Cloud security firm Zscaler has found that more than 90% of IT leaders, who have started their migration to the cloud have implemented, are implementing, or are planning to implement a zero trust security architecture. Supporting the mass migration to zero trust to secure users and the cloud, more than two thirds (68%) believe that… Read more »

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Oliver Paterson, VIPRE: On email security in the era of hybrid working

With remote working the future for so many global workforces – or at least some kind of hybrid arrangement – is there an impact on email security we are all missing? Oliver Paterson, director of product management at VIPRE Security, believes so. “The timeframe that people expect now for you to reply to things is… Read more »

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James Todd, KPMG: On automation and machine learning as the future of security 

James Todd, SecOps director at KPMG, describes his role as a merging of SecOps, security architecture, and cloud security. It is a particularly interesting crossing point with regard to automation.  “It’s at that intersection of the cloud environment, being very much aligned to deploying everything as code,” says Todd. “A lot of automation is a… Read more »

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Organisations increasing modern data protection for cloud to reduce security risks

Veeam Software, a specialist in modern data protection, has released the findings of the company’s Cloud Protection Trends Report 2023, covering four key ‘as a Service’ scenarios: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Backup and Disaster Recovery as a Service (BaaS/DRaaS). The survey found that… Read more »

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Next generation of phishing attacks uses unexpected delivery methods to steal data

Netskope, a specialist in secure access service edge (SASE), has unveiled new research that shows how the prevalence of cloud applications is changing the way threat actors are using phishing attack delivery methods to steal data.  The Netskope Cloud and Threat Report: Phishing details trends in phishing delivery methods such as fake login pages and… Read more »

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86% of cloud attacks in healthcare sector lead to financial losses or other damage

61% of companies in the healthcare industry suffered a cyberattack on their cloud infrastructure within the last 12 months, compared to 53% for other verticals. This is according to the 2022 Cloud Security Report by cybersecurity vendor Netwrix. Phishing was the most common type of attack reported, followed by ransomware or other malware attacks, and… Read more »

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