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Amazon Web Services launches European Sovereign Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the American technology giant, has launched an exclusive European Sovereign Cloud to meet the needs of its European customer base. This new cloud infrastructure will operate independently and is designed to address the evolving concerns regarding data residency and resiliency for AWS customers in the European Union (EU). In simple terms, […]

White House to spend $2 billion on Artificial Intelligence between 2020-2021

White House under the leadership of President Donald Trump has announced that it will spend $2 billion on research and development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) between 2020-2021. The report also specifies that the government will also spend over $1 billion on Quantum Computing technology foreseeing its future in various business fields. Note- ‘Quantum Computing’ is […]

Over 5.5m files or 343GB data leaked from Amazon Web Services AWS

Security researchers working for vpnMentor have discovered that a storage bucket on AWS cloud was open for quite sometime, putting 5.5 million files or 343GB worth data at risk as it was accessible to hackers. According to the research team led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, the AWS S3 bucket belonged to a company […]

Plastic surgery videos leaked due to misconfigured Amazon Web Services Cloud

A study carried out by a team of security experts from vpnMentor has found that a database exposure due to a misconfigured cloud server has leaked plastic surgery photos and videos of patients belonging to a French Plastic Surgery Company named “NextMotion”. The 2015 founded company which is into the sales of digital cameras meant […]

Amazon Web Services experiences DDoS Cyber Attack

On October 22nd,2019, Amazon Web Services (AWS) experienced a Distributed Denial of Service(DDoS) Attack between 10:30 AM and 6:30 AM PDT. Details such as who launched the attack and the financial impact are yet to be probed. But the cloud services giant offered an update early today that the issue has been resolved and all […]

Ministry of Justice MoJ publishes new rules for Cloud Security

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published the latest set of rules for the users of public cloud services provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The rules were outlined as a part of new digital services which offer over 800 different technology systems to be integrated with the use of public and private clouds. In […]

Google Engineers refuse to build Air Gap Cloud Security for US Military

News is out that Engineers from Google have refused to build customized cloud security applications for US Defense. And FYI, all this happened while Google is chasing the $10 billion JEDI contract of US Defense to choose a single cloud vendor to provide wholesome services to the Department of Defense (DoD) for up to 10 […]

AWS Secrets Manager to boost cloud security on Amazon Web Service

Amazon’s Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels announced yesterday a new Amazon Web Services security console named ‘AWS Security Manager’ that brings together several existing AWS Security attributes along with a few new ones. Also, the 60-year Amazon technologist argued that the new breed of security features allow the AWS users to build systems that are […]

Microsoft gains Australian Signals Directorate Certification

Microsoft Corporation has proudly announced that it has gained a certification from Australian Signals Directorate(ASD) to host protected level of datasets related to government organizations in its public cloud- after just 12 months after receiving an IRAP certification. So, from now on government agencies of Australia can store all their critical data on Azure or […]

Humans Errors cause major Cloud Security Disasters

Whilst, in today’s world they are N number of sophisticated cloud security tools in play, Gartner research has confirmed that humans-both end users and IT teams are causing dicey vulnerabilities which are being exploited by hackers to cause data breaches on reputed cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS). The research firm has confirmed […]

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