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Emerging Web Infrastructure Threats

A secure cloud relies on some weak Internet infrastructure with some new BGP vulnerabilities that will be disclosed at Black Hat USA.

Sara Peters

July 23, 2015

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The cloud services industry is beginning to sort out some of the concerns that have kept security-conscious organizations away (for example, by creating new technology like bring-your-own-key encryption schemes). Unfortunately, these improvements still don't do anything to repair some of the very worst threats to cloud security -- vulnerabilties buried in the very underpinnings of the Internet.  

At the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas next month, researchers will bring to light even more threats lurking in Web infrastructure. Here's a glimpse at what's to come.

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About the Author(s)

Sara Peters

Senior Editor

Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.


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