Has Cybersecurity Become Too Reactive?

John Davis, CSO of Palo Alto Networks' federal division, suggested that too many firms have given in to the hackers by resigning themselves to this reactionary approach. "Some of our industry has given up on the ability to prevent and is focused primarily on detection and response, which means, with a mindset like that, it means you're always involved in cleaning up aisle nine, as some people like to say..."

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Three Essential Ways to Keep your Cloud Infrastructure Secure and Reliable

By CloudTweaks | September 6, 2017

Keeping Your Cloud Infrastructure Secure Companies of all sizes are now truly embracing cloud computing according to research from IDC with spending up by almost 25% between 2016 and 2017, the overall figure predicted to almost double by 2020. If you’re responsible…

Hackers gain entry into U.S., European energy sector, Symantec warns

By CloudBuzz | September 6, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Advanced hackers have targeted United States and European energy companies in a cyber espionage campaign that has in some cases successfully broken into the core systems that control the companies’ operations, according to researchers at the security…

Clutch Report: How Large Businesses Approach Cybersecurity in 2017

By Cloud Syndicate | August 31, 2017

Cybersecurity in 2017 IT decision-makers at large companies in the US invest in cybersecurity and stress security software and data storage as the cornerstones of cybersecurity policy. Companies also grapple with employees’ disdain for strict policy enforcement. Overall, investing in…

Amazon’s Alexa to chat up Microsoft’s Cortana

By CloudBuzz | August 30, 2017

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) have forged a partnership that will allow their voice-controlled virtual assistants to talk to each other later this year. Users of Amazon’s Alexa will be able to ask Microsoft’s Cortana to…

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Release of Newest Report on Improving Metrics in Cyber Resiliency

By CloudBuzz | August 30, 2017

White paper introduces key metrics to measure threats, recover lost functionality in wake of attack SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure…

Cloudian Announces Collaboration with Skymind on HyperScale Data Management Solutions

By CloudBuzz | August 29, 2017

Solutions for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwired – Aug 29, 2017) – Cloudian, the innovation leader in enterprise object storage systems, has teamed with Skymind Inc., the creator of the Deeplearning4j open-source deep-learning library, to create data management solutions…

Palo Alto Networks Announces Next-Generation Security Platform for VMware Cloud on AWS

By CloudBuzz | August 28, 2017

Palo Alto Networks Announces Next-Generation Security Platform Enables VMware Cloud on AWS Customers to Safely Extend and Embrace Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure With a Consistent and Automated Approach to Security SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation…

Best Practices in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

By David Gildea | August 28, 2017

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Hope for the best, prepare for the worst, and expect to be surprised. While that bit of proverbial wisdom certainly isn’t new, it seems almost tailor made for anyone dealing with disaster recovery (DR) in…

Five Compelling Ways To Use Salesforce Campaigns

By CloudTweaks | August 28, 2017

Salesforce Campaigns Salesforce, commonly known as “The World’s Favorite CRM Software” builds business software on a subscription basis. CRM stands for “Customer Relationship Management” and helps a company keep track of their contacts and communication in order to maximize sales…

Are You Thinking of Going to the Cloud Because of FOMO? Don’t!

By John Pientka | August 25, 2017

The Fear of Missing Out A new study says FOMO – “Fear of Missing Out” is the reason cited by 8 out of 10 IT pros for moving to the cloud. Guess you better do something! Or, maybe not –…

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