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Microsoft: Ransomware detection with Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics and Cloud App Security

The rise of ransomware and its media presence in recent months has highlighted, perhaps now more than ever, the importance of robust security systems to detect and respond to devious and evolving threats. We know extortion via ransomware is an effective scare tactic – after all, victims can be of both consumer and commercial variants […]

Security Innovation in the Cloud: CIO & CISO Panel – #AWS Session Video

Amazon Web Services
Join this panel discussion to hear from security and information technology leaders as they discuss the ways they embrace AWS for security innovation and their best practices for cloud security. Learn how they are adopting AWS to protect their most sensitive data. The panel will include CIOs and CISOs representing government, education, and non-profit organizations. […]

Gartner Forecasts Worldwide Cloud-Based Security Services to Grow 21 Percent in 2017

Cloud-Based Security Services Will Be Worth $9 Billion in 2020 Growth in worldwide cloud-based security services will remain strong, reaching $5.9 billion in 2017, up 21 percent from 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. Overall growth in the cloud-based security services market is above that of the total information security market. Gartner estimates the cloud-based security […]

Forrester: Cloud Security Spending Will Grow To $3.5 Billion By 2021

Forrester Research
Cloud is big business today. Forrester estimates that global cloud services revenues totaled $114 billion in 2016, up from $68 billion just two years ago — that’s annual growth of 30%. And we see the public cloud services market reaching $236 billion by 2020. What does this mean for cloud security? This rapid shift to […]

Microsoft on Forrester Report: What tech leaders are saying about cloud adoption

If your CEO asked about your progress moving to the cloud compared to other companies, would you know the answer? The “Benchmark Your Enterprise Cloud Adoption” report, published by Forrester Research, presents a wide-ranging look at strategies, priorities, and insights from infrastructure and technology leaders to help you assess and improve your cloud adoption initiatives. […]

Microsoft: Inside the high-tech, high-stakes race to keep the cloud secure

At any point in time on any day of the week, Microsoft’s cloud computing operations are under attack: The company detects a whopping 1.5 million attempts a day to compromise its systems.Microsoft isn’t just fending off those attacks. It’s also learning from them. All those foiled attacks, along with data about the hundreds of billions […]

VMware Helps Customers Maximize Hybrid Cloud Investments with New vRealize Cloud Management Platform

New VMware vRealize Operations 6.6 Introduces Automated Workload Balancing to Proactively Optimize Application and Infrastructure Performance; New Native Operations Management for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solutions Powered by VMware vSAN; New VMware vRealize Automation 7.3 Enables DevOps-Ready IT with Enhancements for Containers and Configuration Management Solutions; Deepens Integration with VMware NSX for Day 2 Operations and Improves […]

Citrix: Building a Software-Defined Network

Citrix Systems
At his Citrix Synergy keynote, Citrix CEO Kirill Tatarinov mentioned that IT “needs a software defined perimeter (SDP) that helps us manage our mission critical assets and enable people to work the way they want to.” The concept is not a new one, having been around for several years. An SDP replaces the traditional network […]

Microsoft Video: Install the SIEM Connector for Cloud App Security

Learn how Cloud App Security allows you to easily and quickly setup a SIEM connector providing all security information in one location. Try Cloud App Security for Free: Join the Customer Experience Security Community Today: This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.

Citrix Synergy Session SYN329 Video – FedRAMP: Security and compliance in a cloud world

Citrix Systems
As we move to the cloud, companies and governments want assurance that appropriate security controls are in place. When the data is inside our own data centers, we have awareness on and details about how information is stored and access. When moving to the cloud, “outside” companies, such as Citrix, are used to hold data […]

Citrix: New Infosec Products Shown at Citrix Synergy

Citrix Systems
Infosec is my current passion (I write and edit this email newsletter for and it has also been one of the touchpoints mentioned at Synergy, so I was anxious to go to the show floor and see what was being demonstrated. One of the booths that was drawing crowds was Bitdefender’s. They have a […]

Cisco: Securing OpenStack Networking

Cloud Security is currently top of mind for IT. In this blog post, I will provide a 10 point checklist to help you secure your OpenStack Neutron networking service. Ensure that you use “Defense in depth” as the primary security strategy and deploy a series of defensive mechanisms, as no single method exists for successfully protecting your entire […]

Hytrust KeyControl for VMware vSphere and vSAN Video

This demonstration showcases the deployment and configuration of HyTrust KeyControl encryption key management services for VMware vSphere. The demo includes the configuration for vSphere VM Encryption and vSAN Encryption. This video is via Rawlinson Rivera at Punching Clouds.

HyTrust KeyControl (KMS) for vSphere and vSAN

While working on a new Cohesity project idea which required the test of encryption capabilities from a primary storage solution, I was faced with the challenge of needing to have access to a key management service (KMS) solution. KMS solutions aren’t always found just laying around the data center, and I needed something fast and […]

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