Healthcare servers at risk for attack: CloudPassage CTO weighs in

Last week the FBI issued a warning regarding cybercriminals specifically targeting FTP servers operating in anonymous mode. The warning applied to FTP servers associated with medical and dental facilities that hold access to protected health information and personally identifiable information….

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Rapid transformation in computing – IaaS market trends

We are currently witnessing a huge transformation in how computing is done, with on-premises infrastructure being steadily and rapidly replaced by cloud infrastructure. If smartphones were the technology story of the last decade, then Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) may very well be…

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Vulnerability: CVE-2017-6074 Linux Kernel DCCP double free

On Friday February 17th, 2017 the Linux Kernel team released a patch for a double-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel. On Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 the bug was revealed to the oss-sec mailing list. This Privilege Escalation vulnerability is a…

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Bringing security up to speed with microsegmentation

Microsegmentation is one of the hottest buzzwords in an industry full of them. It has undoubtedly appeared as a bullet point on countless board slides while CEOs briefly talk up “Our Bleeding Edge Security Practices.” Regardless of how useful it…

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RSA award roundup

It’s been a banner week for us here at CloudPassage! In this season of Grammys, Globes, Oscars, Spammies, and so many more, we’ve garnered four technical excellence awards for Halo. While this may not impress Patriots fans, we’re extremely gratified…

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A look at CloudPassage Halo and Amazon Inspector

As much as we’d enjoy not facing competition, the fact remains that other companies endeavor to provide some of the same services we do. Let’s just say that some of these companies are small, some of them are large, and…

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