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Verizon Breach: How CASB Encryption Can Protect Your Data

By Chantelle Patel  |  July 17, 2017 at 2:40 PM  | 

clem-onojeghuo-181555.jpgAs has been widely reported, Verizon is the latest enterprise to be hit with a large-scale data breach. Over 14 million customer records were left exposed due to a misconfiguration in Verizon’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) instance. Among the leaked information were logs containing customer names, cell phone numbers, and account PINs. Had this data fallen into the hands of hackers, even the most security conscious users – those with two-step authentication enabled – could have been bypassed, allowing hackers to hijack a customer's account and phone number.

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AWS Support is Here

By Mike Schuricht  |  February 2, 2017 at 4:00 AM  | 

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 speed agile development, storing and analyzing large amounts of company data, and to move internally hosted applications from their own data centers to Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. The move to IaaS allows security teams to focus more on data protection since the security of networks, hardware, physical server locations, uptime, etc... can now be controlled more readily.

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