How to Rein In Your Unmanaged Cloud in 4 Steps

The prevalence of migration to the cloud highlights the catch-22 of cybersecurity: the security vs. convenience tradeoff. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

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Debunking the Myths Associated with Migrating to the Cloud & Cloud Visibility

Gartner lists cloud computing as one of the top technology investments for the next five years, and the global public cloud computing market is set to reach $258 billion in 2019. The ability to access data from anywhere is the top reason for ...

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The 5 Security Challenges in the Cloud

Security Challenges Facing Cloud Deployments

In the cloud, code is deployed at an increasingly neck-breaking speed. As a result, bugs, security holes, and critical errors (sometimes human) are becoming both more likely and more devastating. ...

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4 Questions to Take Your Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) to the Next Level

Data breaches through mismanagement and misconfigurations in the cloud are becoming commonplace. Gartner has predicted that “through 2022, at least 95% of cloud security failures will be the customer’s fault.” In fact, nearly all successful ...

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How to Optimize Security within Your Cloud Environment

We live in a cloud-first world. The global cloud computing market is expected to grow to more than $600 billion by 2023, exceeding the GDP of the twentieth largest economy in the world, Switzerland. And yet, 66% of IT pros say that security in ...

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Why Network Scanners Are Lost in the Cloud and What to Do About it

Network scanners have been around for quite a while, with Qualys developing the first network scanner in 1999. Today, they’re still going strong; Qualys, Tenable and Rapid7, all offer powerful network scanners. Since the onset of scanning in the ...

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Why Detection Rate is the Incorrect Metric

Detection rate is the first metric that comes to mind when discussing cybersecurity effectiveness. Everyone wants a higher detection rate –  we’re naturally inclined to view a product that detects 99.7% of threats as superior to one that detects ...

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So long, security agents, and thank you for your service

A recent Diginomica piece featuring CEO of Qualys Philippe Courtot mentioned that Qualys’ solution is not a “mere snapshot-taking sales gimmick”. This ignores the reality that “snapshots” are the solution of the future and that pre-cloud, ...

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The Top Emerging Cloud Based Security Threats

Cloud computing is the new normal, and cloud spending continues to grow, making it the top investment area for enterprises in 2019. Even highly regulated banks and financial institutions are moving into the cloud or hybrid environments, lured by ...

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Top Cloud & cyber security Influencers You should be following

The pace of discovery and innovation speeding through cloud computing is staggering. Knowing the right cloud experts to follow is crucial to staying current on the latest developments. We’ve done the legwork for you by sharing our list of top ...

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