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'Cloudborne': Bare-Metal Cloud Servers Vulnerable to Attack
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2/28/2019 | 3:40:20 AM
Rise in cybercrime
Tony Granims a cybersecurity expert with Critical Strategies Group has urged any organisations susceptible to cyber attacks to adequately and proactively deploy solutions that will mitigate such incidences. His predictions for an enormous increase in cyber attacks on U.S. Government agencies and companies in 2019 may just be valid.
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2/26/2019 | 4:29:52 PM
Pre-Owned Cloud Servers
I think it's bizarre that IBM thinks that this type of vulnerability is low severity. A vulnerability that results in the reprovisioned hardware being pre-owned (pun fully intended) is critical. It seems to me that the point of Bare Metal Cloud is to avoid the performance and security issues that come from multiple clients being on the same hardware. It'd be hard to sell if people doubted that they were getting a clean system.


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