Cloud Security This Week – November 17, 2017

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The Jedi Incident Response Plan for Cloud Security
A Jedi doesn’t fall apart because he failed at locking down all ports; he fixes the problem.

ESP @ Work: Holistic Security as part of the Corporate DNA
This bank’s prominent position in the financial services industry make it a constant target of cyberattacks. With ESP, security analysts not only examine security alerts generated at the bank daily, but are also able to prioritize and coordinate a response to remediate vulnerabilities as they occur. CEO Tim Prendergast: Looking Ahead to the Cloud in 2018 CEO, Tim Prendergast, a pioneer in cloud security and compliance automation for multi-cloud security – has revealed what he sees as the critical steps the industry will take in the coming year, and what businesses should be doing to plan for them.

ESP Custom Signatures: The Quick Guide
We provide a variety of useful and actionable resources about using custom signatures for ESP so you can easily initiate development and management.

Get CloudFit – Top 11 AWS Best Practices for Cloud Security
This on-demand webinar covers eleven best practices for AWS security. These were compiled by AWS security practitioners with over a decade of combined experience securing large AWS deployments.

Security First: Creating a Secure, Compliant Public Cloud Environment
This ebook provides a framework for developing a security-first approach to monitoring the state of your cloud environment, applying rapid fixes, and gaining control over all your operations in the cloud.

News and Perspectives on Cloud Security
Investigation Finds Security Flaws in Intelligent Toys
A consumer group is urging major retailers to withdraw a number of “connected” or “intelligent” toys likely to be popular at Christmas, after finding security failures that it warns could put children’s safety at risk.

Ransomware-Spreading Hackers Sneak in Through RDP
A new twist on ransomware that’s equal parts low-cunning and directness: crooks who are breaking into computers one at a time and running ransomware on them manually in the same way that you might run Word, Notepad or Solitaire.

Organizations Favoring Multicloud Deployments, OpenStack Survey Finds
A great overview of OpenStack’s recent survey. Insights into how decisions are being made about multicloud deployments and how they’re managed.

Azure Security Cheat Sheet
Cloud security is a high priority for enterprises, but the range of services can be overwhelming. For Azure users, here’s a quick cheat sheet of must-know security tools.


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