Compliance in the Cloud Needs To Be Continuous & Automated
Tim Prendergast, Founder & CEO, Evident.ioCommentary
Complex IT environments require timely visibility into risk and compliance.
By Tim Prendergast Founder & CEO, Evident.io, 6/27/2017
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Cloud Security & the Power of Shared Responsibility
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When you and your CSP jointly embrace the shared security responsibility model you can achieve greater success than you or your provider can achieve alone.
By Tim Prendergast Founder & CEO, Evident.io, 6/20/2017
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Ditch the Big Ass Spreadsheet with Continuous Security Compliance
Tim Prendergast, Founder & CEO, Evident.ioCommentary
Replacing outdated spreadsheets with automated, continuous monitoring reduces workload and increases reliability, making compliance easy.
By Tim Prendergast Founder & CEO, Evident.io, 6/13/2017
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Hide & Seek: Security Teams Lack Visibility in the Cloud
Tim Prendergast, Founder & CEO, Evident.ioCommentary
IT leaders remain on the hot seat when it comes to their ability to continuously monitor the state of their data and operations. How hot is your seat?
By Tim Prendergast Founder & CEO, Evident.io, 6/8/2017
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DevOps & SecOps: The Perks of Collaboration
Tim Prendergast, Founder & CEO, Evident.ioCommentary
Organizations cant bypass security in favor of speed, making SecOps a perfect complement to DevOps.
By Tim Prendergast Founder & CEO, Evident.io, 6/1/2017
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NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

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Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

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