What Are Application Containers And How Do I Secure Them?

You may have wondered what application containers are, let alone how to secure them. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sets out to explain the benefits and security concerns with application container technologies in the latest Special Publication (SP 800-190) Application Container Security Guide.

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6 Important Safeguards To Stop Insider Threats

Insider threats can be malicious or inadvertant, but the consequences can lead to costly brand damage or significant financial losses to your company. Understanding the types of insider threats and corresponding risk indicators can help minimize impact and damage caused by such threats.

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IoT Cyber Attack Methods And Ways To Defend Them

In a recent cyber threat report, McAfee provided some good intelligence on how cybercriminals use Mirai attacks to infect poorly configured Internet of Things (IoT) devices and turn them into bots used for large scale network attacks.

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Improving Data Security with Secure Communications, Applications and APIs for IoT

Security firm Sucuri warned back in June how compromised CCTV devices were used in multiple denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks every day. In the report, nearly 25,000 compromised devices from all over the world were used in various attacks on small businesses.

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Hardware-based Security Controls for IoT

In this article, we highlight some key points from a recent Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) IoT report, to include hardware-based controls to enhance security of IoT products. The CSA IoT Working Group report, is titled "Future-proofing the Connected World: 13 Steps to Developing Secure IoT Products."

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How to Establish a Framework, Platform Security and Data Protections for IoT

In this article, we highlight some key points from a recent Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) IoT Working Group report, "Future-proofing the Connected World: 13 Steps to Developing Secure IoT Products," to include guidance on how to establish a framework, platform and privacy protections to enhance security of IoT products.

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Cyber Attacks Drive Need for IoT Security Standards

A working group from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) published a report to help guide Internet of Things (IoT) developers and designers with security controls in 13 key areas to improve security in IoT products. The security guidance covers secure development, platform security, data/privacy protection, key management and secure communications, just to name a few.

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