Monthly Cloud News Roundup: October 2022
November 1, 2022
October was Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In this month’s roundup, we look at trending security-related cloud content from October 2022.
TOP INDUSTRY NEWS
October 7, 2022 | Lily Hay Newman, Wired
Uber’s former Chief Security Officer was found guilty of actively hiding a data breach from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and concealing a felony. This is the first time an individual executive has faced criminal prosecution for charges related to a data breach.
October 21, 2022 | Howard Solomon, ITWorldCanada
According to a new survey, 82% of companies that were hit by ransomware attacks last year denied paying the ransom. However, businesses hit by a cyberattack spent just over $600 million to recover, an increase of $200 million from 2019.
October 26, 2022 | Ravie Lakshmanan
Cybercrime group Vice Society has been linked to multiple ransomware strains in malicious campaigns aimed at the education, government, and retail sectors. The group commonly carries out extortion using exfiltrated stolen data.
October 19, 2022 | Amir Dahan, Senior Product Manager, Azure Networking
Although small and medium sized businesses are just as at-risk of a cyberattack as enterprises, they often lack sufficient tools to protect themselves. Not anymore, says Microsoft.
October 18, 2022 | Rani Borkar Corporate, Vice President, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure
The Open Compute Project (OPC) Global Summit was held this month to advance innovation of open source hardware. At the event, Microsoft shared their latest security contributions to OCP including Azure’s confidential computing services, Caliptra, Project Kirkland and more.
TOP CONTENT FROM WATSERV
WatServ | October 20, 2022
With cyberattacks on the rise, it’s safe to assume someone will eventually target your company, either for a ransom or just for the thrill of it (as was the case with the recent IHG breach). But will your company survive?
Safeguarding Your Business as Ransomware Continues to Challenge Companies Globally
WatServ | October 26, 2022
Ransomware is becoming more common and more sophisticated. Even global companies like Cisco are falling victim to attacks. One option worth exploring is how a cloud solutions provider can help reduce the chance of cyber threats.
WatServ | October 28, 2022
Although cloud computing is often more secure than on-premise, nothing is infallible. Here are nine risks your business should watch for this year, as well as some practical tips to mitigate them.
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