Chinese firm acquires AWS assets for 2 billion Yuan!
Chinese firm Sinnet Technology has announced that it is going to acquire all the assets of Amazon Web Services (Chinese Division) for 2 billion Yuan or $301 million approximately. The assets include servers and all other IT Infrastructure based on those devices. Sources close to Cybersecurity Insiders say that the agreement on this issue has […]
Amazon Web Services offers new Cloud Security feature to vulnerable S3 customers
From early this year, they have been multiple high profile incidents which said that AWS customers have inadvertently left data unprotected on S3 servers making it easy to access for hackers. For instance, a well known hacking group was found accessing unprotected data of Accenture and Dow Jones from Amazon’s Simple Storage Service. Obviously, such […]
Hackers cyber attack Amazon Cloud to mine bitcoins!
Security firm RedLock has disclosed that Amazon cloud is being hacked by cyber crooks to mine bitcoins and to gather digital currency. The security intelligence company says that hackers are from Amazon Web Services to mine bitcoins and have so far succeeded in producing 7 BTC. These days as the Bitcoin rate is surging day […]
AWS Cloud Security is now bolstered with McAfee!
American security software provider McAfee has made it official that it will help AWS to bolster its cloud security features with a new offering called “Virtual Network Security Platform”. The security provider said in its media briefing that its new product will help negate the single point of failure risks for Amazon Web Services users. […]
Amazon Storage leaks personal data of 14 million Verizon Customers
Personal data of more than 14 million Verizon customers was leaked on Tuesday this week due to a misconfiguration on Amazon Web Services storage bucket. Hence, cyber incidents such as this highlight the importance of data protection practices on cloud platforms. The security lapse was discovered by a research firm called UpGuard. And as per […]
AWS services misconfiguration exposes users to risks related to Cloud Security!
Security Vendor Threat Stack has conducted a recent study on the usage patterns of AWS users and found that 73% had some form of misconfiguration that could expose them to potential security risks. The security vendor is all set to present the study at the Amazon Web Services Summit and is said to expose more […]
AWS Support is Here
This post was originally published here by Mike Schuricht. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) has been a huge driver to move both public and internal corporate apps to the cloud. For many, a public IaaS platform like Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the first foray into the public cloud. Companies are using IaaS for DevOps automation to […]
Google boosts its cloud security plan with KMS!
Google in intent to compete with its competitors like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure has decided to boost its cloud security plan. The web services juggernaut is now testing a new Cloud Security service called Cloud Key Management Service (KMS). The Cloud KMS will allow companies or cloud computing service users manage their own […]