Review: Practical Security Architecture

Adam Shostack

” Similarly, everybody has both enterprise and product architecture. I have to say that because “architecture” is much maligned for being heavyweight, disconnected, and irrelevant in today’s world of Dev-Opsy CI/CD moving fast and breaking things.

New Chaos malware spreads over multiple architectures

Tech Republic Security

A new malware named Chaos raises concerns as it spreads on multiple architectures and operating systems. The post New Chaos malware spreads over multiple architectures appeared first on TechRepublic.

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NCSC on Good Architecture Diagrams

Adam Shostack

The UK’s National Computer Security Center has a blog post on Drawing good architecture diagrams. threat modeling

Designing and Building a Security Architecture

Security Boulevard

A security architecture is an opportunity to work across projects in a consistent, systematic and structured. The post Designing and Building a Security Architecture appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Effective Security Using Zero Trust Architecture

CyberSecurity Insiders

It is not a product but a collection of architectural premises and security patterns encompassing identity, endpoints, networks and hosting infrastructure, applications, and data. Adopting Zero trust architecture helps to uncover “Shadow IT” functions within an organization.

The Rise of Telemetry Architecture

Cisco Security

It is infrastructure for your telemetry so that you can go about putting together an architecture that serves your digital business. The Cisco Telemetry Broker is required infrastructure for a healthy telemetry architecture.

Hairpinning: The Bottleneck in Most Secure Web Gateway Architectures

Security Boulevard

The Bitglass SmartEdge SWG architecture uniquely addresses these concerns in several ways. The post Hairpinning: The Bottleneck in Most Secure Web Gateway Architectures appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Munich Security Conference 2022 – Last Order? ‘East-West Relations And The European Security Architecture’

Security Boulevard

‘East-West Relations And The European Security Architecture’ appeared first on Security Boulevard. Security Bloggers Network European Security EuroSecurity Architecture MSC2022 Nation State Security

Reinforcing Your Azure Cloud Security Architecture

Security Boulevard

The post Reinforcing Your Azure Cloud Security Architecture appeared first on Sonrai Security. The post Reinforcing Your Azure Cloud Security Architecture appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Strengthening Zero-Trust Architecture

Dark Reading

Organizations that want to stay ahead of cybercriminals will find that going beyond user trust and device trust is critical for outwitting their adversaries

Monolithic vs. Microservices Architecture: Which Should I Use?

Security Boulevard

In this post we learn about monolithic vs microservices architectures and understand which to use and when. The post Monolithic vs. Microservices Architecture: Which Should I Use? The post Monolithic vs. Microservices Architecture: Which Should I Use?

How to Build a Zero Trust Security Architecture with Your Technology

Security Boulevard

Keep reading for suggestions on how to build a zero-trust security architecture with …. How to Build a Zero Trust Security Architecture with Your Technology Read More ». The post How to Build a Zero Trust Security Architecture with Your Technology appeared first on TechSpective.

What Is Zero Trust Architecture All About?

SecureBlitz

Here, we will show you what Zero Trust Architecture is all about, its concepts, and why it emerging as a new cybersecurity paradigm. The post What Is Zero Trust Architecture All About?

The White House Memo on Adopting a Zero Trust Architecture: Top Four Tips

Cisco CSR

On the heels of President Biden’s Executive Order on Cybersecurity (EO 14028) , the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released a memorandum addressing the heads of executive departments and agencies that “sets forth a Federal zero trust architecture (ZTA) strategy.”

The Risk of Stateful Anti-Patterns in Enterprise Internet Architecture

Dark Reading

Excessive statefulness hurts the ability to scale networks, applications, and ancillary supporting infrastructure, thus affecting an entire service delivery chain's ability to withstand a DDoS attack

No Integrity, No Trust. The Foundation of Zero Trust Architecture

Security Boulevard

In the episode, Tripwire’s Maurice Uenuma discusses the role of integrity when it comes to zero trust architecture. The Foundation of Zero Trust Architecture appeared first on The State of Security. The Foundation of Zero Trust Architecture appeared first on Security Boulevard.

What Are the Pros and Cons of a SASE Architecture?

Dark Reading

SASE is a promising and burgeoning networking architecture approach, but it's not without some challenges

10 Ways a Zero Trust Architecture Protects Against Ransomware

Tech Republic Security

The post 10 Ways a Zero Trust Architecture Protects Against Ransomware appeared first on TechRepublic. While ransomware has been around for decades, its prevalence has exploded over the last two years.

Threat Model Thursday: Legible Architecture

Adam Shostack

What’s the legible architecture of a system? One of the advantages that cloud architectures bring is the opportunity to sweep away some of that historical complexity, and to create comprehensible models. That simplification carries value in terms of architectural consistency, makes it easier to impose checkpoints, and will be augmented over time with the accretion of complexity, inflexibility and eventually need to be swept away itself.

Lookout and HPE Aruba Announce Integrated SASE Architecture | Lookout

Security Boulevard

The post Lookout and HPE Aruba Announce Integrated SASE Architecture | Lookout appeared first on Security Boulevard. To streamline networking management and modernize IT operations organizations are deploying software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) systems.

BSides Prishtina 2022 – Shkumbin Saneja’s ‘Towards Zero Trust Architecture’

Security Boulevard

The post BSides Prishtina 2022 – Shkumbin Saneja’s ‘Towards Zero Trust Architecture’ appeared first on Security Boulevard. Data Security Network Security Security Bloggers Network appsec education BSides Prishtina BSides Prishtina 2022 cybersecurity education education Information Security Infosec Education Prishtina Kosovo security Security BSides Security Conferences Security Education Zero Trust Architecture

NSA Releases Guidance on Zero-Trust Architecture

Dark Reading

A new document provides guidance for businesses planning to implement a zero-trust system management strategy

Analysis of EU Digital Identity Architecture and Reference Framework | Avast

Security Boulevard

The post Analysis of EU Digital Identity Architecture and Reference Framework | Avast appeared first on Security Boulevard. Special thanks to Ivan Basart of ValidatedID, Viky Manaila of Intesi Group, and Harm Jan Arendshorst of iLabs for their input.

'No-Party' Data Architectures Promise More Control, Better Security

Dark Reading

Consumers gain control of their data while companies build better relationships with their customers — but third-party ad-tech firms will likely continue to stand in the way

How To Simplify Security With Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture

Tech Republic Security

And worse, detecting and responding to a cyber incident requires coordination across all these tools, The post How To Simplify Security With Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture appeared first on TechRepublic. As networks become more complex and distributed, detecting and responding to threats has become increasingly difficult. Case in point, today’s enterprises have deployed an average of 45 security solutions across their networks, making any sort of centralized management nearly impossible.

The Architectural Mirror (Threat Model Thursdays)

Adam Shostack

I last discussed this in “ Architectural Review and Threat Modeling “ ). A few weeks ago, I talked about “ reflective practice in threat modeling “, thinking about how we approach the problems we face, and asking if our approaches are the best we can do. Sometimes it’s hard to reflect. It’s hard to face the mirror and say ‘could I have done that better?’ ’ That’s human nature.

Securing APIs: Application Architecture Disrupted

Security Boulevard

In the series, we’ll go through how application architecture and the attack surface is changing, how application security needs to evolve to deal with these disruptions, and how to empower security in an environment where DevOps rules the roost. Application Architecture Today.

Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture: Hope or Hype?

Dark Reading

Gartner has touted CSMA as one of the top technology trends for this year. But what is it really

How Zero Trust architecture improves the organization’s network security

CyberSecurity Insiders

The post How Zero Trust architecture improves the organization’s network security appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders. This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. In the cybersecurity field, Zero Trust is becoming a widely used model.

Deep Dive into Google’s AlloyDB Architecture for PostgreSQL

Security Boulevard

An exploration of AlloyDB’s architecture and design, focussing on its storage engine, with descriptions of how it handles reads and writes One of the more …. The post Deep Dive into Google’s AlloyDB Architecture for PostgreSQL appeared first on Cyral.

Edge computing: The architecture of the future

CSO Magazine

To fully digitize the last mile of business, you need to distribute compute power where it's needed most -- right next to IoT devices that collect data from the real world

Five Steps to a Secure Cloud Architecture

CyberSecurity Insiders

What they get is a virtual “shopping list” of targets to choose from, and once in a cloud environment, they leverage architectural weaknesses to find sensitive data like personally identifiable information (PII) and extract it in minutes, often from object storage services or database snapshots.

AttackIQ Announces Major Platform Innovations to Bolster Informed Defense Architecture

Security Boulevard

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AttackIQ®, the leading independent vendor of Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) systems, today announced a series of technology innovations to the AttackIQ Informed Defense Architecture (AIDA).

How to Push a Massive Architectural Change | anecdotes

Security Boulevard

We recently worked on shifting from a single-tenant identity architecture to a more multi-tenant architecture. The post How to Push a Massive Architectural Change | anecdotes appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Building, Tracing, and Monitoring Event-Driven Architectures on Google PubSub and BigQuery

Security Boulevard

And we present a basic event-driven architecture (EDA) for basic use cases. The post Building, Tracing, and Monitoring Event-Driven Architectures on Google PubSub and BigQuery appeared first on Security Boulevard. The use of distributed systems is increasing day by day.

How Dynamic Authorization Enables a Zero Trust Architecture

Security Boulevard

How Dynamic Authorization Enables a Zero Trust Architecture. As PlainID’s Gal Helemski mentioned in her presentation, centralized management of all identities – human and machine identities – with decentralized enforcement is the key for enabling a Zero Trust architecture.

Processor Morphs Its Architecture to Make Hacking Really Hard

Dark Reading

Researchers create a processor that uses encryption to modify its memory architecture during runtime, making it very difficult for hackers to exploit memory-based vulnerabilities

Case Study: High Security Architecture for Healthcare Networks

Security Boulevard

We recently worked with one of the largest hospitals in Canada to enhance their Privileged Access Management strategy as they adopted a new, high-security architecture. The team set up an architecture in which one Distributed Engine handles the Tier 0 systems and the other Tier 1.

Building a Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture in the Real World

Dark Reading

Like zero trust, the cybersecurity mesh re-envisions the perimeter at the identity layer and centers upon unifying disparate security tools into a single, interoperable ecosystem

Aryaka Delivers Zero-Trust WAN Based on Unified SASE Architecture

Dark Reading

The new offering integrates firewall-as-a-service and secure web gateway into cloud-managed networking and security services

Unique P2P Architecture Gives DDG Botnet ‘Unstoppable’ Status

Threatpost

Malware Web Security analysis cryptomining ddg botnet Monero netlab 360 P2P peer to peer unique architecture unstoppableDDG might be the world's first P2P-based cryptomining botnet.

Cloud Security Architecture Needs to Be Strategic, Realistic, and Based on Risk

Dark Reading

Info-Tech Research Group has released a new research blueprint to help organizations plan the components necessary to build a cloud security architecture

Taking Steps Toward an Impactful SASE Architecture

Security Boulevard

The post Taking Steps Toward an Impactful SASE Architecture appeared first on Security Boulevard. Given the complexity of digitization initiatives for most companies over the last decade, the world has grown acutely aware of how crucial good cybersecurity is for business health.