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How Secure Is Cloud Storage? Features, Risks, & Protection

eSecurity Planet

Cloud storage is a cloud computing model that allows data storage on remote servers operated by a service provider, accessible via internet connections. It excels in remote access, scalability, and security, with distributed storage options and privacy adherence capabilities.

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Volt Typhoon Disrupts US Organizations, CISA Issues Alerts

eSecurity Planet

government and defense institutions for intelligence gathering. Using web shells, they attacked weak internet servers, specifically a Houston port. With increased network access and control , they have the capacity to alter operational technology (OT) assets and disrupt critical services.

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VulnRecap 1/16/24 – Major Firewall Issues Persist

eSecurity Planet

The problem: Technology company Bosch has a thermostat, the BCC100, that’s vulnerable to firmware replacement from a threat actor. According to researchers at Bishop Fox , they scanned firewalls with management consoles that are exposed to the internet and learned that 76% of the firewalls were vulnerable to at least one flaw.

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7 Best Attack Surface Management Software for 2024

eSecurity Planet

Attack surface management (ASM) is a relatively new cybersecurity technology that combines elements of vulnerability management and asset discovery with the automation capabilities of breach and attack simulation (BAS) and applies them to an organization’s entire IT environment, from networks to the cloud.

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5 Linux malware families SMBs should protect themselves against

Malwarebytes

There’s no shortage of reasons why an SMB might use Linux to run their business: There are plenty of distros to choose from, it’s (generally) free, and perhaps above all — it’s secure. But unfortunately, there’s more to Linux security than just leaning back in your chair and sipping piña coladas. How it works.

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What Is a Secure Web Gateway? Features, Benefits & Challenges

eSecurity Planet

Secure web gateways (SWGs) are network security solutions that monitor and filter internet traffic to guard against threats and ensure policy compliance. They can be cloud-based or on-premises, preventing data loss while securing access to web-based apps and the internet.

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How to Perform a Vulnerability Scan in 10 Steps

eSecurity Planet

Vulnerability scans play a vital role in identifying weaknesses within systems and networks, reducing risks, and bolstering an organization’s security defenses. Develop and implement suitable remediation procedures in collaboration with key stakeholders such as system administrators, network engineers, and security teams.