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Know Your Cloud Security Acronyms: CWPP, CSPM, CIEM and CNAPP
Published: 05/20/2022

This blog was originally published by Orca Security here. Acronyms help communicate lengthy phrases, but they can sometimes be confusing. This is especially true in the security industry, which has an alphabet soup of acronyms that can make even seasoned practitioners feel lost.One of the new acr...

The Pros and Cons of Using SaaS Security Services
Published: 12/11/2021

Written by the Security Guidance Working GroupIn this blog we discuss the benefits and concerns of security services delivered from the cloud. These services, which are typically SaaS or PaaS, aren’t necessarily used exclusively to protect cloud deployments; they are just as likely to help defend...

Cloud Workload Security: Part 4 - Explaining the Security Features of GCP
Published: 01/28/2021

Written by IntezerWhen it comes to securing your workloads in the cloud, having a well-defined security strategy with the right controls means that the battle is only half won. This series explains the important security controls and categories that can help you build a strong cloud security stra...

Complementing Your CSPM with Runtime Cloud Workload Protection
Published: 10/07/2020

Written by IntezerThere are many solutions available for securing your cloud applications and workloads. Even after doing your due diligence and making an investment, it can take a long time to provide value. CISOs report Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and other pre-runtie vulnerability...

How Hackers Changed Strategy with Cloud
Published: 07/21/2020

By Drew Wright, Co-Founder of FugueOriginally published June 30, 2020 on you’re running a workload in the cloud, take a moment to look at the activity logs for your public-facing resources. There’s bad guys there, and they’re probing your cloud infrastructure looking f...

Continuous Auditing and Continuous Certification
Published: 03/20/2020

By Alain Pannetrat, Senior Researcher at Cloud Security Alliance and Founder of Omzlo.comFor some cloud customers in sensitive or highly-regulated industries, such as banking or healthcare, “traditional” annual or bi-annual audits do not provide enough assurance to move to the cloud. To address t...

How to Share the Security Responsibility Between the CSP and Customer
Published: 09/05/2019

By Dr. Kai Chen, Chief Security Technology Officer, Consumer BG, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. The behemoths of cloud service providers (CSPs) have released shared security responsibility related papers and articles, explaining their roles and responsibilities in cloud provisioning. Although they...

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