This past week, a hacker by the name of ChinaDan allegedly breached the Shanghai National Police (SHGA) database and has put the nearly 23 TB of data up for sale for 10 bitcoin (BTC), or a little over $200k USD as of this writing. ChinaDan claims the data contains “information on 1 Billion Chinese national residents and several billion case records” including names, addresses, … [Read more...]
How Can Automation Improve Security?
A prior Secplicity blog post explored the potential of cloud security. Automation is one of the most important reasons to move applications to the cloud. By design, third-party cloud platforms can automate manual tasks to deploy, monitor and maintain systems. The AWS Architecting for the Cloud whitepaper explains best practices for cloud applications driven by automation. How … [Read more...]