Visibility - lack of - has been the common complaint of financial services enterprises newly embracing the cloud. But Terry Ray if Imperva offers new strategies not only for tackling visibility, but for taking advantage of new, cloud-enabled security capabilities.
Perhaps more than any sector, healthcare has been the greatest beneficiary of digital transformation initiatives in 2020. It also has been among the top targets of cyber adversaries. Imperva's Terry Ray discusses how to improve security and compliance amidst transformation.
2020 was the year of mass migration to multi-cloud environments, which paves the way for 2021 and a further explosion on microservices and severless cloud computing. Peter Klimek of Imperva discusses how cybercriminals are likely to respond - and how to anticipate them.
If FireEye - one of the top cybersecurity firms - can't protect itself, how can clients be sure anything from anyone will keep them safe? The myth of a "secured environment" has been revealed to be exactly that.
Are insurers getting cold feet over covering losses to ransomware? With claims due to ransomware skyrocketing, some insurers have reportedly been revising offerings to make it tougher for companies to claim for some types of cybercrime, including extortion.
No doubt, cloud services providers such as Microsoft Azure have been big beneficiaries of 2020's accelerated digital transformation. But in the rush to enjoy cloud efficiencies, enterprise don't need to compromise on market-leading security expertise and tools, says Daniel Schrader of Fortinet.
Glen Hymers, CISO and head of data protection at the U.K.-based charity Save the Children International, says adapting to a cloud-first environment requires extensive security measures, including automated monitoring.
A recently uncovered vulnerability in a class of Amazon Web Service APIs can be exploited to leak AWS identity and access management user and arbitrary accounts, according to Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42.
European lawmakers are once again considering encryption policies and attempting to strike a balance between the privacy and security afforded by strong encryption and law enforcement's needs. But with encryption being a cornerstone of the internet, is there any new balance to be struck?
"Better, cheaper, faster." These are the results that banking institutions can receive by shifting security to the cloud, says David Vergara of OneSpan. At a time when multi-channel fraud is surging and the customer experience is paramount, cloud needs serious consideration, he says.
The Cyber Risk Institute this week is releasing a new version of its "Cyber Profile" risk assessment framework for the financial services industry that includes expanded information on third-party risk and cloud security. Institute founder, Josh Magri, describes the updates.
Attackers have been actively exploiting a flaw in Rackspace's hosted email service to send phishing emails, bearing legitimate and validated domain names, as part of business email compromise scams, warns IT security testing consultancy 7 Elements. Rackspace tells customers it plans to fix the problem soon.