Cloud Security This Week – December 15, 2017

New from Evident.io
Getting Control of Your Cloud: 10 Predictions for 2018
Serverless computing, API attacks, predictive security, and a whole lot more multicloud…if you thought this year has been interesting for cloud security, wait until 2018. Evident.io CEO Tim Prendergast, and VP of Customer Solutions, John Martinez provide their thoughts on security and compliance issues they think will impact organizations most in the coming year.

‘Tis the Season for Security Best Practices for Online Retailers: 4 Tips to Keep Your Cloud Safe
This season will be busy for everyone who is responsible for online retail operations, but you don’t have to miss any holiday cheer while being hunched over a computer, stressed out about where the risks are.

Thought Leaders in Cloud Computing: Evident.io CEO Tim Prendergast
Part 4 in this series of interviews with Evident.io CEO Tim Prendergast. In this installment, Tim discusses the evolution of data, users, the cloud, and how security is applied across an organization’s entire environment.

Security First: Creating a Secure, Compliant Public Cloud Environment
This ebook provides a framework for developing a security-first approach to monitoring the state of your cloud environment, applying rapid fixes, and gaining control over all your operations in the cloud.

What is a Supply Chain Attack?
“Once a company understands who all the vendors are, and which of them have access to sensitive data, a variety of tools are available to help assess the level of their security.”

News and Perspectives on Cloud Security
Cybersecurity Market Slowdown? Not Anytime Soon
Despite some analyst speculations to the contrary, cybersecurity spending is rising sharply.

Guilty Pleas in Case of Cyber-attack That Paralyzed Internet in 2016
The people responsible for the Mirai botnet that hit the web in 2016 have submitted a guilty plea as their crime comes to trial. Krebs dives into the story that he originally broke.

Oklahoma DHS – 47,000 Client Accounts Breached
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services is notifying 47,000 clients their records may have been breached — and it’s the second breach notification about the same incident because DHS neglected to alert the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services the first time.

“Spider” Ransomware Threatens to Delete User Files
Attackers behind new ransomware campaign are offering a “really easy” tutorial video in order to ensure they make money from their criminal activities. Their demand – payment within 96 hours.