HyTrust Blog | HyTrust

Blog

It’s Time to Rethink Security In-line with Emerging Technologies and Change the Way We Do Business

Verizon’s 2013 Data Breach Investigation Report released last week indicates that most data breaches now involve stolen credentials, back doors and brute force attacks. In addition, it confirms what HyTrust has also found — that the vast majority of breaches aren’t detected until months after compromise. This is a critical situation, and with the majority […]

Read More

Poetic Injustices of Cloud Security

Sometimes we see a cloud that’s dragonish; A vapour sometime like a bear or lion, A tower’d citadel, a pendent rock One can find a Shakspeare quotation like the above in the code of malware, modified version of Citadel trojan, distributed by a so-called “Poetry group”, a new hacker group that was first detected in […]

Read More

451 Research Report: HyTrust chalks up fresh funding, more and bigger deals

We at HyTrust are very excited to see a great report on HyTrust from Rachel Chalmers at 451 Research that was just published. Rachel interviewed Paul de Graaff (formerly CISO of AIG) as well in the report as the “CISO” that she mentions. Please also note the 451 Research summary: ********************** The 451 Take All […]

Read More

Help! We’ve Been Compromised — 87 Days Ago…

Between DDoS attacks, persistent security threats, and BYOD dynamics, insider threat has not attracted much attention lately. Thus, it was refreshing to see an example to the contrary with nice coverage by @joemckendrick of a new data security study published in February by Ponemon Institute. http://www.attachmate.com/assets/Ponemon_2012_Report.pdf Personally, I am not too familiar with the Ponemon […]

Read More

Trusted Stock Exchange: From Hardware to Trading

As technologists, we tend to drink much of our own Kool-aid. As such, it is ever more gratifying when our newest, shiniest technology is adopted by customers who realize the intended benefits exactly. One recent example is new customer Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporate (TWSE), one of premier APAC financial institutions providing stock exchange and trading […]

Read More

VMware and EMC Pivot with Pivotal

In a much anticipated announcement, Joe Tucci, EMC’s CEO, has given some details about Pivotal initiative. It will will be made up of EMC’s data analytics division, Greenplum, and its Pivotal Labs group, along with VMware’s vFabric, SpringSource and Gemstone units. Also included in the new venture are VMware’s data analytics company, Cetas, and CloudFoundry, […]

Read More

Risk and Rewards: Notes from RSA 2013

Last week, the entire HyTrust marketing team was up in Moscone Center for RSA 2013. What a rush! We’ve anticipated 2013 would be a good year for RSA – and it was. Security practitioners from variety of industries – universities, hospitals, retailers, financials – all had solid understanding of risks that cloud services introduce to […]

Read More

VMware security advisory – patch now to keep remote users from corrupting your systems

Most of HyTrust customers are VMware customers, and most of virtual machines they are deploying are running Windows OS. We wanted to make sure this important security advisory did not fall through the cracks. The problem is identified by Vmware as VMSA-2013-0002 ( http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2013-0002.html ) The vulnerability is in VMCE.sys driver, which is an essential […]

Read More

Response to Joe McKendrick piece

I just read a great piece by Joe McKendrick presenting the results from Nasuni’s survey on shadow IT. http://www.zdnet.com/the-greatest-violators-of-it-cloud-security-policie… The most interesting survey result, in my opinion, is that 49% of users, who are aware of the IT policy prohibiting the use of external cloud services, do not adhere to the rules anyway. Even more […]

Read More

Predictions for cloud security 2013

In 2013, opportunities to virtualize more will be abundant. Today, roughly 40% of enterprise IT infrastructure has been virtualized. Governance is still largely manual (where it exists at all), and office politics are in force around these issues. Also, many organizations still run and rely on processes originally designed for physical and being (and/or attempted […]

Read More
We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. By continuing to use this website you agree to our Cookie Policy.