Top Cloud Security Threats Include Misconfiguration

Top Cloud Security Threats Include Misconfiguration

The shared, on-demand nature of cloud computing can only lead to more concerns about data security on one hand and often forgotten areas like misconfiguration on the other. Best Practices Begin with a Solid Cloud Adoption Strategy The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) actually pegs misconfiguration as a very real component to security threats. The Alliance is the leading global organization that not only sets “standards, certifications as well as best

What You Need to Know About Container Security

What You Need to Know About Container Security

Containerization has revolutionized software deployment. It allows faster deployment cycles, easier scalability, and consistency across environments. It’s a standard part of the DevOps process. Containers provide clear benefits in security, but they offers their own challenges. Making a containerized environment run smoothly and securely requires specialized expertise and experience. Bluwater provides the management and support to keep the software running and minimize the risks. Understanding Containers Software applications have many

Mobile Security Threatens Company Data

Mobile Security Threatens Company Data

According to CIO magazine, a Gartner analyst two years ago pointed to the “growing shortage of cybersecurity resources” and how those impending threats to company networks continue to grow: “Companies are worse off by 100% (with cybersecurity) compared to 10 years ago because the world is more complicated now…Companies have definitely raised the cybersecurity bar, but criminals can keep going higher than the bar.” BYOD brings security risks to company

IT Decision Makers Are Challenged with Mobile Security and Compliance

IT Decision Makers Are Challenged with Mobile Security and Compliance

The digital landscape is alive with change, particularly when it comes to the proliferation of mobile devices (BYOD) in the workplace. The dawning of this phenomenon began as far back as 2009, when the phrase first took hold, becoming, as CIO notes, the ‘New Normal’ in 2013: “CIOs can thank mobile device management vendors for pushing their messages of compliance to business users and, as a result, helping bring IT into

Auto Complete Passwords: Safe or Dangerous?

Auto Complete Passwords: Safe or Dangerous?

Auto-complete for passwords is a feature commonly used on browsers today. It is a mechanism that allows usernames and passwords to be automatically entered into a web form. Only around 20% of US internet users have unique passwords for each online account. Many people have to manage dozens of different passwords and see auto-fill as a convenient feature that cuts down on time. Others use a dedicated application to manage