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Big Tech, banking policymakers clash over cloud computing

Source:-complianceweek.com Congressional representatives at a hearing of the Task Force on Artificial Intelligence of the House Financial Services Committee on Friday expressed concern about the dramatic increase in use of cloud service providers by bankers and how that data in the cloud can best be protected. Consolidation of cloud service providers also seemed to trouble some lawmakers. Amazon Web Services controls 48 percent of the cloud computing market, noted Meredith Broussard, a computer scientist who is an associate professor at New York

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Nucleus Cyber becomes a member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

Sourec: helpnetsecurity.com Nucleus Cyber, the intelligent data-centric security company for the modern workplace, announced it has become a member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association to work together to defend customers against increasingly sophisticated, fast-moving threats. Joining The Association provides recognition of the expanded capabilities in Nucleus Cyber’s products that leverage key Microsoft security technologies to provide fine-grained, data-centric security for customer collaboration in Microsoft Office 365 applications such as Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint. As a result, customers benefit from

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GitLab Research Reveals DevOps and Cybersecurity Disconnects

Source: devops.com Finger-pointing has long been the name of the game when it comes to cybersecurity failures. After all, who should be responsible when so-called bad code or bad practices are blamed for the latest incident?  A recent survey by DevOps lifecycle tool company GitLab reveals a significant disconnect between application developers and cybersecurity professionals—a disconnect that could only lead to more security woes and additional finger-pointing. GitLab surveyed more than 4,000 app development and cybersecurity professionals and brought some

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GitLab Expands Scope of DevOps Ambitions

Source :- devops.com GitLab, with the release of its 12.0 update, is extending the reach of its namesake continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform to include both cybersecurity professionals and traditional IT operations staff. John Jeremiah, senior product marketing manager at GitLab, said the goal is to provide organizations with a single CI/CD platform that unifies the management of everything from source code to best DevSecOps processes. To address that latter requirement, GitLab 12.0 adds a dashboard designed specifically for security

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Containers and Cybersecurity: Ansible, Kubernetes, More to Consider

Source:- channelfutures.com Containers are a very big deal in enterprise computing right now. If your organization isn’t already using them, then trends indicate it probably will soon. This application virtualization technology has had profound implications for some companies that have embraced DevOps, and there is plenty of potential for it to have a similar impact on security operations. To understand why, it’s good to start with an understanding of just what containers are. A modern application is a collection of

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Trend Micro Advances DevSecOps via Kubernetes Integration

Source:- containerjournal.com. Trend Micro is now making it possible to employ Kubernetes to orchestrate security scans of container images conducted by Trend Micro Deep Security, its suite of tools that rely on deep packet inspection to protect applications using a combination of firewalls, intrusion protection systems and monitoring of logs and files. Mark Nunnikhoven, vice president of cloud research for Trend Micro, says these capabilities make it possible to embed container image scanning within a DevOps pipeline at scale while simultaneously inspecting

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What DevOps Can Teach Us About Cybersecurity

Source- securityboulevard.com DevOps and cybersecurity are both top priorities for many enterprises, as well as areas that have experienced considerable innovation recently. And even though these are two very different sides of IT, there are lessons to be learned between the two. Both areas are in the midst of major transitions. For application development, the shift is from slow, monolithic releases too fast and responsive development cycles. For cybersecurity, the shift is from the old perimeter block/allow enforcement model to more

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When DevOps Isn’t Enough

Source- cso.com.au The DevOps approach can accomplish many things, but can it help make your business more cyber secure? I don’t believe so. In fact, the notion of “DevSecOps”—making its way to an IT buzzword bingo card near you—could, in fact, jeopardise informational security across the organisational surface. The best way to boost security is to build a central team responsible for baking it into the development process from start to finish. More than just an attitude DevOps brings various strengths

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Survey: Container security is a growing concern for IT professionals

Source- fiercetelecom.com It’s not surprising that 60% of the IT security professionals in a recent survey have experienced security incidents with their container usage over the past year. But it is somewhat surprising 47% of those security professionals who manage environments with containers responded that they did deploy containers with known vulnerabilities. Maybe the promise of containers is too tempting for some IT professionals to resist. And a majority of them don’t have the same IT resources as a large telco.

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How DevOps may be the answer to cyber-attacks

Source- theinnovationenterprise.com Today, small businesses are facing greater cybersecurity risks than ever before. In the past, the bulk of cyber-attacks were aimed at large organizations, because they were more lucrative targets. However, things have changed, and hackers have shifted their focus to smaller businesses over the past couple of years. Although the payoffs of launching a cyber-attack against a small business are typically lower, hackers have discovered that the security solutions of the small organizations are less sophisticated, thereby making them

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