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What Is Payment Orchestration?
Published: 05/24/2022

This blog was originally published by TokenEx here.Written by Valerie Hare, Content Marketing Specialist at TokenEx.The Payment Orchestration for Global Commerce indicates that the global market for payment orchestration platforms (POPs) is expected to grow by 20 percent each year from 2021 to 20...

How Security Changes With Cloud Networking
Published: 09/08/2021

Common on-premises network practices work differently for the cloud user and provider due to the lack of direct management of the underlying physical network. The most commonly used network security patterns rely on control of the physical communication paths and insertion of security appliances....

Cloud Network Virtualization: Benefits of SDN over VLAN
Published: 06/25/2021

Written by the members of the Security Guidance Working GroupAll clouds utilize some form of virtual networking to abstract the physical network and create a network resource pool. Typically the cloud user provisions desired networking resources from this pool, which can then be configured within...

Application Container Security: Risks and Countermeasures
Published: 05/05/2021

Written by Suria VenkataramanVirtualizations enable isolated, virtualized views of the operating systems (OS) to each application. Today’s OS virtualization technologies are primarily focused on providing a portable, reusable, and automatable way to package and run applications as containers-base...

Cloud Cybersecurity and the Modern Applications (part 3)
Published: 05/28/2020

By Francesco Cipollone, Chair at Cloud Security Alliance UK Chapter and Director at NSC42 Ltd.Hybrid Patterns in AzureIn new cloud deployment, it is common to see organizations using a combination of multiple cloud environments or methodologies. Managing access control in a single appliance is al...

Cloud Cybersecurity and the Modern Applications (part 2)
Published: 05/27/2020

By Francesco Cipollone, Chair at Cloud Security Alliance UK Chapter and Director at NSC42 Ltd. Use cases and common pitfallsSecurity appliance vendors are still updating their appliances to include typical cloud architecture that integrates into the cloud provider fabric more efficiently. Some ot...

Cloud Cybersecurity and the Modern Applications (part 1)
Published: 05/26/2020

By Francesco Cipollone, Chair at Cloud Security Alliance UK Chapter and Director at NSC42 Ltd.Modern enterprises tend to utilize a mix or hybrid of cloud services like IaaS, PaaS and SaaS (Infrastructure/Platform/Software as a Service) to develop cloud applications. In a hybrid situation designi...

Top 10 Audio/Video Conferencing Security Best Practices
Published: 04/22/2020

By Michael Born, Sr. Security Consultant at SecureSkyWith the recent shift of much of the global workforce to home office work environments, it’s a good time to revisit Audio/Video conferencing security best practices. In this blog we will highlight what we consider the Top 10 ways you can train ...

Egregious 11 Meta-Analysis Part 2: Virtualizing Visibility
Published: 08/28/2019

By Victor Chin, Research Analyst, CSAThis is the second blog post in the series where we analyze the security issues in the new iteration of the Top Threats to Cloud Computing report. Each blog post features a security issue that is being perceived as less relevant and one that is being perceived...

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