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Literature Review on Security Challenges in Cloud Computing

Security Challenges in Cloud Computing

Cloud computing, an Internet-based computing system and the next stage in the evolution of the Internet has grabbed the spotlight and elevated IT to newer limits by changing the way of obtaining computing resources like computers, infrastructures, data storage, and application services. Cloud computing leads an opportunity in offering testing as a service (TaaS) for SaaS and can be deployed as Public, Private, Hybrid or Community. Software applications or products have been marketed as ‘On Demand’ business model in cloud SaaS with more efficiency than ever before and shift from server to service-based technology. However, these developments have created new security vulnerabilities including security issues which hamper the growth of cloud. According to the recent IDC [International Data Corporation] Cloud Services survey, 87.5% of IT cloud computing concerns are for Security Issues. Continue Reading

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WannaCry – Taking Ransomware Protection to Next Level

wannacry-ransomeware

What is WannaCry?

A worldwide cyber-attack has been happening since Friday, affecting more than 200,000+ organizations in 150+ countries. The WANNACRY RANSOMWARE ATTACK has rapidly become the nastiest digital disaster to strike the internet, crippling transportation and hospitals globally. But, it progressively appears that it is not the work of hacker brains. Instead, cyber-security detectives see the recent breakdown of cyber-criminal scheme, which reveals amateur mistakes made at every steps. Continue Reading

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Have you heard about Google’s OSS FUZZ Testing Tool?

Fuzz testing

Past week Google announced a project called OSS-Fuzz. This ideology is related to fuzz testing.

The purpose behind developing OSS FUZZ is to use the tool in development environment and locate the threats, which can potentially turn into severe vulnerability. OSS-Fuzz already has a remarkable case of vulnerabilities found, from running over 4 trillion test cases per week. Continue Reading

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Security Testing 101

Web Apps Security Testing

A comprehensive security testing process must keep pace with vulnerabilities and potential threats to help developers fortify their products, identify loopholes and remedy them to protect individuals and organisations from cyber attack. Continue Reading