Security News

You've heard of HTTPS. Now get a load of HTTPA: Web services in verified remote trusted environments?
2021-10-20 01:25

In a paper distributed this month through ArXiv, they describe a HTTP protocol called HTTPS Attestable to enhance online security with remote attestation - a way for apps to obtain an assurance that data will be handled by trusted software in secure execution environments. "We propose a general solution to standardize attestation over HTTPS and establish multiple trusted connections to protect and manage requested data for selected HTTP domains," they say.

Trustwave Fusion platform now also hosted on Amazon Web Services GovCloud
2020-09-18 00:00

Trustwave announced the Trustwave Fusion platform is now also hosted on Amazon Web Services GovCloud, providing U.S. government agencies and suppliers threat detection and response services to help address the constantly shifting threat landscape while meeting stringent U.S. Federal government security requirements. The cloud-native Trustwave Fusion platform delivers the first U.S.-only managed threat detection and response services hosted on AWS GovCloud and is in the process of FedRAMP authorization.

Kryon unveils cloud-based Full Cycle Automation-as-a-Service platform powered by Amazon Web Services
2020-09-04 01:30

Kryon launched the industry's first cloud-based Full Cycle Automation-as-a-Service platform. Powered by Amazon Web Services, Kryon's FCAaaS pushes the boundaries of automation by combining Process Discovery, RPA, and actionable analytics in one unified platform.

How phishing attacks have exploited Amazon Web Services accounts
2020-08-25 18:45

A series of recent phishing attacks tried to take advantage of organizations that use Amazon Web Services. In one phishing campaign reported to KnowBe4, the attackers created a basic, no-frills scam to harvest the credentials of AWS users.

Datadog now supports Amazon EFS for AWS Lambda on Amazon Web Services
2020-06-19 00:15

Datadog's integration with Amazon EFS for AWS Lambda brings single-click correlation between AWS Lambda and the underlying Elastic File System. "We are excited to see Datadog integrating support for Amazon EFS for AWS Lambda into their serverless monitoring at launch," said Adam Fergus, Manager, DevOps at Fiix.

Siren 10.5: Fusing big local data with results returned dynamically by remote web services
2020-05-29 01:30

The latest version of Siren features several notable improvements, including the ability to fuse big local data with results returned dynamically by remote web services - a capability Siren calls Knowledge Graph "Augment on demand". Dr. Giovanni Tummarello, Founder and Chief Product Officer at Siren, said: "With Siren, a data model is used to virtually connect organizational data - from DBs to Elasticsearch clusters - as a single knowledge graph. Siren 10.5 introduces drivers that connect external web services to this knowledge graph so that it can grow as investigators ask questions."

Phishing attack impersonates Amazon Web Services to steal user credentials
2020-05-28 11:56

The emails spoof an automated notification from AWS to try to capture Amazon account credentials, according to Abnormal Security. A blog post published Wednesday by security provider Abnormal Security describes how phishing attacks are taking advantage of Amazon Web Services to steal user credentials.

Amazon Web Services opens AWS Europe Region in Italy
2020-04-28 23:00

Amazon Web Services, an Amazon.com company, announced the opening of the AWS Europe Region. "AWS customers in Italy are among the most creative and innovative organizations that we support anywhere in the world, and we are always inspired by the work they do with our technology," said Peter DeSantis, Senior Vice President of Global Infrastructure and Customer Support, Amazon Web Services.

Getting ready for the end of Basic Authentication in Exchange Web Services
2019-12-19 09:53

Prepare your applications and users for big changes on 13 October 2020.

New Veeam Backup for Amazon Web Services now available in AWS Marketplace
2019-12-05 01:00

Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management, announced NEW Veeam Backup for Amazon Web Services (AWS), cost-effective and secure cloud-native Amazon Elastic...