Without a doubt Amazon S3 Object Storage is the big gorilla of the storage world. Many companies, large and small, are using it to store data.
One of the challenges of using Amazon S3 has been how to secure it and how to securely share from it. There have been far too many articles with regards to S3 breaches because of mis-configuration which have been well documented, although Amazon have tried to help combat this with its recent announcement regarding public access setting for S3 buckets.
There are those that think that S3 security is flawed by design. The simple purpose of this post is to present ways in which the Enterprise File Fabric helps to make S3 data more secure.
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One of the more frequent requests we have had for the Storage Made Easy Office 365 Connector was to enable users how used their own identity management with Office 365.
This affects users who purchase Office 365 through a reseller / Distributor such as GoDaddy or for companies who are using their own Identity Management with Office 365 for Single Sign On (SSO).
Users who use Office 365 with their own identity management or third party identity management can now also use the SME O365 connector, previously limited only to Microsoft Office 365 OAuth.
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We wanted to provide you with an update on the recently published vulnerability for OpenSSL. Please see here for an explanation regarding the vulnerability.
As soon as we were made aware of this vulnerability we immediately scanned our infrastructure to assess the potential risk.
Our analysis showed that we were not at risk to the vulnerability on our own servers nor on the IaaS or on-site cloud appliances as we are not running an affected version of OpenSSL.
LastPass HeartBleed checking tool is giving false positives. Please use any of the below sites / services that correctly check for HeartBeat vunerability in sites:
We have liaises with LastPass who are using a different algorithm to issue warnings and the SME site has been whitelisted.by