Google Cloud security foundations guide

April 19, 2021

This guide presents an opinionated view of Google Cloud security best practices, organized to allow users to adopt or adapt them and then automatically deploy them for their estates on Google Cloud. This document can be useful to you if you are a CISO, security practitioner, risk or compliance officer.

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PROMOTING BETTER CYBERSECURITY

whitePaper | December 18, 2019

The Ohio Data Protection Act (“ODPA” or the Act), came into force on November 2, 2018.1 The Act seeks to improve cybersecurity among Ohio businesses. It does so by providing an affirmative defense against tort claims arising from a data breach to businesses that can demonstrate they have implemented a qualifying cybersecurity program that reasonably conforms to one of ten specified cybersecurity frameworks and met certain other safeguards specified in the Act.

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AWS Best Practices for DDoS Resiliency

whitePaper | December 5, 2019

You work to protect your business from the impact of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, as well as other cyberattacks. You want to keep your customers’ trust in your service by maintaining the availability and responsiveness of your application. And you want to avoid unnecessary direct costs when your infrastructure must scale in response to an attack.

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White Paper on Cyber Security Securing Video Surveillance Devices to Close Network Vulnerabilities

whitePaper | February 19, 2020

We live in an increasingly connected world, where more and more devices and systems are networked and shared with other systems. Convenience is a main driver behind this trend, as people have come to expect the ability to connect to and control devices and systems anywhere, anytime. However, there is a downside to the unprecedented level of convenience provided by the growing number of networked devices, namely increased security risk. Because each device is an endpoint for networks, they introduce the potential to become entry points for hackers and others with malicious intents. In fact, in many of the most high-profile data breaches that have occurred recently, hackers were able to access corporate networks through POS, HVAC and other networked systems that failed to provide an adequate level of security to prevent these types of breaches.

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Mid-Year Threat Landscape Report

whitePaper | November 17, 2019

The first half of 2019 brought interesting developments in malware targeting popular operating systems, in hardware and software vulnerabilities affecting consumer and businesses, and in the increased number of attacks aimed at (and even carried out by) IoTs. With the money motive driving the proliferation of malware, cybercriminals are nothing if not resourceful when developing new malware strands or coming up with more successful attack vectors. The number of malware samples roaming the internet is about to reach the 1 billion1 milestone.

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ZTE Cybersecurity White Paper 2021

whitePaper | October 29, 2021

Telecommunications equipment and systems, as critical infrastructure for a nation, have been widely valued by governments, operators, and users worldwide. Currently, the deployment of 5G has begun. Featuring faster speed, greater network capacity, and ultra-low latency, 5G will redefine the operation of critical infrastructure from the factory floor to the cloud. Its new technologies including Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), and network slicing are paving the way for smart cities, remote surgery, autonomous vehicles, and large-scale Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity.

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Cyber Security After the Pandemic

whitePaper | April 29, 2021

The cyber security industry has faced two major sets of challenges over the last twelve months. The attacks and exploits affecting Solar Winds, Accellion, Microsoft and their customers have focused attention on supply chain risk, but the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been felt more broadly across cyber security domains and disciplines.

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