Automate or Die (RSA 2016)

Guest blog by David Spark, Spark Media Solutions “Most companies out there are having trouble with resources,” said Adrian Sanabria (@sawaba), Senior Security Analyst, 451 Research, who realizes throwing more bodies or money at an ever-growing security problem simply isn’t…

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What you need to know about the DROWN vulnerability

On Tuesday, OpenSSL issued a security advisory for the DROWN attack on SSLv2 (CVE-2016-0800). DROWN is considered a serious security vulnerability that affects HTTPS users, allowing hackers to potentially break encryption and access sensitive information, including any communication between an…

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Cooking with CloudPassage and Chef

On Tuesday, Chef announced its Partner Cookbook Program, setting the bar for companies to create high-quality Chef Cookbooks for their products that are easy to navigate and meet Chef community standards and best practices. Through this partnership, the quality of Chef…

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Security as Complex as Necessary, But No More So

Guest blog by Johna Johnson, CEO and founder, Nemertes Research How complex should security be? In the inverse of the quote often attributed to Einstein: As complex as necessary, but no more so. (The actual quote is “As simple as…

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Hands-Off Security

Guest blog by Johna Johnson, CEO and founder, Nemertes Research One bane of development projects is the “just wait while we figure out how to secure it” stall that comes near the end of so many of them. Usually this…

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Video: Trust in the Cloud panel at Rackspace::Solve NYC

Last week at Rackspace::Solve NYC, Sami Laine, principal technologist for CloudPassage, participated in the Trust in the Cloud panel moderated by Rackspace security leader David Neuman, where he answered questions and discussed key arguments for why businesses should put their…

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Will It Scale? The Security Edition

Guest blog by Johna Johnson, CEO and founder, Nemertes Research Sometimes when you push a security solution too far outside its comfort zone, performance plummets. Or, worse: the system can end up crashing. Worst of all, it can misbehave while…

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