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Securing Visibility into Open Source Code

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The Internet runs on open source code. Linux, Apache Tomcat, OpenSSL, MySQL, Drupal and WordPress are built on open source. Everyone, every day, uses applications that are either open source or include open source code; commercial applications typically have only 65 per cent custom code.

Juniper boosts security capabilities with two new product offerings

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Juniper Networks has launched a number of new cloud and virtualised service offerings as part of its Software-Defined Secure Networks framework.

AWS launches a swarm of new features at Chicago summit

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Amazon Web Services has launched a number of new features, along with the announcement that AWS Import/Export Snowball is now available in four new regions, including Europe.

Only 13% trust public cloud with sensitive data – Intel survey

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A survey from Intel has highlighted companies are now becoming more trusting of cloud propositions, though public cloud platforms are still not trusted to secure sensitive data.

Duo security and Teneo introduce new authentication system for employee mobility

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Duo security and Teneo have teamed up to create cloud-based two-factor authentication to simplify employee’s access to work networks through their smart phone.

BT beefs up Cloud of Clouds security with Palo Alto Wildfire

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BT is to install a cloud-based breach prevention security system from Palo Alto Networks (PAN) into its global Cloud of Clouds, writes

Skyhigh, Check Point claim cloud security simplification

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Cloud access security broker Skyhigh Networks and security vendor Check Point claim they’ve jointly made security, compliance and governance policies for cloud services a lot easier to manage.

One in four cloud service clients willing to be held to ransom – study

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One in four companies would be willing to pay a ransom to criminals who stole their information, with 14% of them willing to pay over a million dollars, says a study. Companies with cyber insurance are most likely to hand over cash.

Lack of visibility in cloud makes IT pros nervous and insecure – report

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Unauthorised access and account hijacking are the biggest risks that IT professionals associate with the cloud, according to a new global cloud security survey.

Conficker is commonest criminal in the cloud says ThreatCloud report

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Three families of malware account for 40% of all the crime on the cloud across the globe, according to a new report from security firm Checkpoint.