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Untangling the complex web of corporate cloud security threats

In the third quarter of 2019 the cloud market reached an important tipping point. With public cloud spending soaring by 24% from the previous quarter, over half of all IT vendor revenues from infrastructure came from cloud rather than on-premises, according to IDC. The message was clear: cloud computing has become the new normal in IT. 

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Penetration testing: Researchers successfully hack a vibrator

phone-958066_960_720Cyber security researchers have gone to great lengths in their efforts to raise awareness about the cyber threat-laden world we’re living in. They’ve hacked cars on the highway, found ways to sneak into the power grid, tried to break into airplane infotainment systems and even managed to get into Ashley Madison’s database.

But of all the penetration testing stunts to date, one recent demonstration in Germany really hits below the belt. Continue reading