Better Vulnerability Management: How to Master Container Security in Three Steps

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By Nate Dyer, Product Marketing Director, Tenable Application containers like Docker have exploded in popularity among IT and development teams across the world. Since its inception in 2013, Docker software has been downloaded 80 billion times and more than 3.5 million applications have been “dockerized” to run in containers. With all the enthusiasm and near-mainstream […]


Are Cryptographic Keys Safe in the Cloud?

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By Istvan Lam, CEO, Tresorit By migrating data to the cloud, businesses can enjoy scalability, ease of use, enhanced collaboration and mobility, together with significant cost savings. The cloud can be especially appealing to subject-matter experts as they no longer have to invest in building and maintaining their own infrastructure. However, the cloud also brings challenges when it comes to information […]


Webinar: The Ever Changing Paradigm of Trust in the Cloud

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By CSA Staff The CSA closed its 10th annual Summit at RSA on Monday, and the consensus was that the cloud has come to dominate the technology landscape and revolutionize the market, creating a tectonic shift in accepted practice. The advent of the cloud has been a huge advancement in technology. Today’s need for flexible […]


CSA Summit Recap Part 2: CSP & CISO Perspective

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By Elisa Morrison, Marketing Intern, Cloud Security Alliance When CSA was started in 2009, Uber was just a German word for ‘Super’ and all CSA stood for was Community Supported Agriculture. Now in 2019, spending on cloud infrastructure has finally exceeded on-premises, and CSA is celebrating its 10th anniversary. For those who missed the Summit, […]


CSA Summit Recap Part 1: Enterprise Perspective

By Elisa Morrison, Marketing Intern, Cloud Security Alliance CSA’s 10th anniversary, coupled with the bestowal of the Decade of Excellence Awards gave a sense of accomplishment to this Summit that bodes well yet also challenges the CSA community to continue its pursuit of excellence. The common theme was the ‘Journey to the Cloud’ and emphasized […]


A Decade of Vision

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By Jim Reavis, Co-founder and CEO, Cloud Security Alliance Developing a successful and sustainable organization is dependent upon a lot of factors: quality services, a market vision, focus, execution, timing and maybe a little luck. For Cloud Security Alliance, now celebrating our 10th anniversary, I would add one more factor—believers.  While we have had a few […]


Education: A Cloud Security Investigation (CSI)

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By Will Houcheime, Product Marketing Manager, Bitglass Cloud computing is now widely used in higher education. It has become an indispensable tool for both the institutions themselves and their students. This is mainly because cloud applications, such as such as G Suite and Microsoft Office 365, come with built-in sharing and collaboration functionality – they are designed for efficiency, […]


Introducing CAIQ-Lite

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By Dave Christiansen, Marketing Director, Whistic The Cloud Security Alliance and Whistic are pleased to release CAIQ-Lite beta, a new framework for cloud vendor assessment. CSA and Whistic identified the need for a lighter-weight assessment questionnaire in order to accommodate the shift to cloud procurement models, and to enable cybersecurity professionals to more easily engage with […]


Five Years of the GitHub Bug Bounty Program

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By Philip Turnbull, Senior Application Security Engineer, GitHub GitHub launched our Security Bug Bounty program in 2014, allowing us to reward independent security researchers for their help in keeping GitHub users secure. Over the past five years, we have been continuously impressed by the hard work and ingenuity of our researchers. Last year was no different and […]


Bitglass Security Spotlight: DoD, Facebook & NASA

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By Will Houcheime, Product Marketing Manager, Bitglass Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  —Cybersecurity vulnerabilities found in US missile system—Facebook shares private user data with Amazon, Netflix, and Spotify—Personal information of NASA employees exposed—Chinese nationals accused of hacking into major US company databases—Private complaints of Silicon Valley employees exposed via Blind Cybersecurity […]


Rocks, Pebbles, Shadow IT

By Rich Campagna, Chief Marketing Officer, Bitglass Way back in 2013/14, Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) were first deployed to identify Shadow IT, or unsanctioned cloud applications. At the time, the prevailing mindset amongst security professionals was that cloud was bad, and discovering Shadow IT was viewed as the first step towards stopping the spread of cloud […]


Rethinking Security for Public Cloud

Symantec’s Raj Patel highlights how organizations should be retooling security postures to support a modern cloud environment By Beth Stackpole, Writer, Symantec Enterprises have come a long way with cyber security, embracing robust enterprise security platforms and elevating security roles and best practices. Yet with public cloud adoption on the rise and businesses shifting to […]


Bitglass Security Spotlight: Financial Services Facing Cyberattacks

By Will Houcheime, Product Marketing Manager, Bitglass Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent months: —Customer information exposed in Bankers Life hack—American Express India leaves customers defenseless—Online HSBC accounts breached—Millions of dollars taken from major Pakistani banks—U.S. government infrastructure accessed via DJI drones Customer information exposed in Bankers Life hack566,000 individuals have been notified […]


The 12 Most Critical Risks for Serverless Applications

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By Sean Heide, CSA Research Analyst and Ory Segal, Israel Chapter Board Member When building the idea and thought process around implementing a serverless structure for your company, there are a few key risks one must take into account to ensure the architecture is gathering proper controls when speaking to security measures and how to […]


Deciphering DevSecOps

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Security needs to be an integral part of the DevOps roadmap. Enterprise Strategy Group’s Doug Cahill shows the way By Beth Stackpole, Writer, Symantec Security has moved to the forefront of the IT agenda as organizations push forward with digital transformation initiatives. At the same time, DevOps, a methodology that applies agile and lean principles […]


Bitglass Security Spotlight: Breaches Expose Millions of Emails, Texts, and Call Logs

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By Will Houcheime, Product Marketing Manager, Bitglass Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  —773 million email accounts published on hacking forum— Unprotected FBI data and Social Security numbers found online — Millions of texts and call logs exposed on unlocked server—South Korean Defense Ministry breached by hackers—Ransomware forces City Hall of Del […]


Security Risks and Continuous Development Drive Push for DevSecOps

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How the need to speed application creation and subsequent iterations has catalyzed the adoption of the DevOps philosophy By Dwight B. Davis, Writer, Symantec The sharp rise in cyber security attacks and damaging breaches in recent years has driven a new mantra among both application developers and security professionals: “Build security in from the ground […]


CCSK Success Stories: From the Financial Sector

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By the CSA Education Team This is the second part in a blog series on Cloud Security Training. Today we will be interviewing an infosecurity professional working in the financial sector. John C Checco is President Emeritus for the New York Metro InfraGard Members Alliance, as well as an Information Security professional providing subject matter […]