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7 Simple but effective tactics to protect your website against DDoS attacks in 2021
Published: 06/04/2021

Written by Tars Geerts, from Mlytics Intro Experts believe that the total number of DDoS attacks will double from the 7.9 million seen in 2018 to over 15 million by 2023. One of the reasons for this significant increase is that DDoS attacks are quite easy to pull off, making them very appeali...

Cloud lateral movement: Breaking in through a vulnerable container
Published: 05/25/2021

This blog was originally published by Sysdig hereWritten By Stefano Chierici, SysdigLateral movement is a growing concern with cloud security. That is, once a piece of your cloud infrastructure is compromised, how far can an attacker reach?What often happens in famous attacks to Cloud environment...

Understanding the OWASP API Security Top 10
Published: 05/11/2021

By Sekhar Chintaginjala (This blog originally appeared on CloudVector) As organizations embrace digital transformation initiatives, they are increasingly consuming and exposing APIs that increase their risk surface. The OWASP API Security Top 10 focuses on the strategies and solutions to un...

Five Actions to Mitigate the Financial Damage of Ransomware
Published: 10/30/2020

By Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President at Asigra, Inc.Ransomware attacks have become a regular occurrence for organizations today, with events that are increasingly targeted, sophisticated, and costly. According to recent reports by the Federal Bureau of Investigation[1], cybercriminals are ta...

FTC Guidance - Six Steps Toward More Secure Cloud Computing
Published: 07/06/2020

By Francoise Gilbert – DataMinding, Inc.The June 15, 2020 FTC Blogpost, titled Six Steps Towards More Secure Cloud Computing provides a concise, valuable checklist for businesses that use or intend to use cloud services, so that they make their use of cloud services safer. The document is a remin...

CVE and Cloud Services, Part 2: Impacts on Cloud Vulnerability and Risk Management
Published: 09/28/2018

By Victor Chin, Research Analyst, Cloud Security Alliance, and Kurt Seifried, Director of IT, Cloud Security AllianceThis is the second post in a series, where we’ll discuss cloud service vulnerability and risk management trends in relation to the Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE) system. ...

CVE and Cloud Services, Part 1: The Exclusion of Cloud Service Vulnerabilities
Published: 08/13/2018

By Kurt Seifried, Director of IT, Cloud Security Alliance and Victor Chin, Research Analyst, Cloud Security AllianceThe vulnerability management process has traditionally been supported by a finely balanced ecosystem, which includes such stakeholders as security researchers, enterprises, and vend...

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