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October 26, 2018 | Cloud Application and Data Controls

 AWS Security Checklist

While there are many security best practices for organizations making the move to Amazon Web Services (AWS) accounts and environments, this checklist provides the most practical, applicable security steps organizations should take to ensure their workloads remain secure.

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October 25, 2018 | Regulations & Legislation
By George Gerchow, IANS Faculty

 The CLOUD Act: A Primer

The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act, a new law that compels U.S. tech companies to turn over requested data subpoenaed by the U.S. government, went into effect in March. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty George Gerchow explains what the law entails and its real-world impacts.

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October 24, 2018 | Threats & Incidents

 Cyber Attacks: Top Five Most Frequently Targeted Industries

Technology companies were most frequently targeted by cyber attackers in 2017, with 51% of tech companies reporting experiencing a security incident or attack. Some 41 percent of financial services companies reported cyber incidents or attacks, and 31% of manufacturing companies reported they had been targeted by cyber attackers.

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October 22, 2018 | Cloud Access Security Brokers
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 8 Key CASB Decision Factors

Today's CASBs help improve everything in the cloud, from visibility and data security to threat protection and compliance. In this report, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford explains how CASBs work and details the eight key decision factors organizations should assess before choosing one for their environment.

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October 22, 2018 | Cloud Access Security Brokers

 CASB Feature Checklist

This checklist details the primary features every organization should assess to ensure the cloud access security broker (CASB) they choose aligns with their cloud security goals.

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