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You Need to Get Creative With Pen Testing. Here’s How to Do It.

Security professionals have long been running penetration tests against their firewalls and other security systems to find weaknesses that need to be addressed. The Common Vulnerability Scoring System is an industry standard, but has been around for a while. The bad guys, however, aren’t limiting themselves to the traditional perimeter attacks anymore. They’re using spear …

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SaaS vendors, customers, finding new ways to secure the cloud

Rogue employees, hackers, government employees all threats to keeping information stored on the cloud private Edward Snowden’s leaks about NSA spying may have brought the issue of cloud security to broad public attention, but some enterprise users were already concerned about how to take advantage of cloud-based applications while keeping their data safe. As a …

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How to Survive a Cloud Outage

Amazon’s infamous cloud outage in April brought down a number of popular Web sites, including foursquare and Reddit – but many of Amazon’s enterprise cloud customers were able to weather the storm without experiencing downtime. They architected their systems for resiliency by using multiple availability zones, having hot backups in traditional data centers, or having …

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