"Many people still think of a ransomware actor as the proverbial 400-pound hacker in his mom's basement -- nothing could be further from the truth," says in-the-trenches security expert Allan Liska.
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has published its sixth annual cloud native survey, finding that Kubernetes has finally gone mainstream.
While Windows is generally seen as the most malware-vulnerable OS, cloud computing is mostly done on Linux, so VMware has published a threat report about malware in Linux-based multi-cloud environments.
A new Veracode report on application security finds that while things are generally getting better, some persistent problems remain, including the use of flawed open source and third-party code libraries.
Even though identity and MFA are top-of-mind cybersecurity concerns these days, Microsoft data indicates most organizations are still unprotected against identity attacks.
Decrying "hype" and a "highly subjective, self-serving perspective" shaping of the term Zero Trust by security vendors, the analyst firm that first coined the term, Forrester Research, has published its own definition.
When you've been hit, insurance companies won't be eager to help. ISPs usually are, though.
Microsoft sponsored a survey of IT pros and decision-makers to reaffirm the industry consensus about the importance of multi-cloud and hybrid cloud enterprise implementations.
Google Cloud announced the formation of a new Digital Assets Team for blockchain technology, whose rise it compared to that of open source and the internet.
AT&T published a report on Securing the Edge, finding that despite perceived risks, enterprise edge deployments have momentum and are at a surprisingly high level of maturity.
"In November, Microsoft mitigated a DDoS attack with a throughput of 3.47 Tbps and a packet rate of 340 million packets per second (pps), targeting an Azure customer in Asia. We believe this to be the largest attack ever reported in history," Microsoft reported last week.
The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published a strategy to move the government to a Zero Trust cybersecurity model.
Just in case the drumbeat to adopt Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) hasn't sunk in yet, a new report from Okta reveals that organizations using Microsoft 365 "Legacy Authentication" (like passwords) are much more likely to be attacked by hackers.
VMware issued an "IMPORTANT" message to users of its Horizon virtual desktop offering, warning them to patch for critical Log4j vulnerabilities.
A new survey-based report from Platform9 on cloud-native enterprise trends in 2022 reveals the top talent that will be in demand in the new year.
Microsoft warned users of its Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) of the upcoming deprecation of the Docker runtime in the popular Kubernetes ecosystem.
The convergence of networking and security via secure access service edge (SASE) architectures is tracked in a new survey-based report from Aryaka, a managed SD-WAN services provider.
Despite the Zero Trust security model being heralded as integral to the future of network security, a new study revealed many gaps in enterprise implementations.
Microsoft's cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) offering, Azure Virtual Desktop, now supports Trust Launch virtual machines (VMs).
Research firm Gartner predicts a consolidation of security platforms as enterprise security and risk management (SRM) teams face a confluence of factors that make their jobs harder.