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AWS Cloud Security Report 2020 for Management: Managing the Rapid Shift to Cloud

Published: 10/14/2020

By CloudPassageNew cloud technologies, including infrastructure as code, containers, and machine learning help organizations increase efficiency and scalability, but also introduce the potential for new security vulnerabilities. As more companies rapidly migrate toward flexible cloud solutions th...

AWS Security Best Practices: Cloud Security Report 2020 for InfoSec

Published: 10/05/2020

By CloudPassageThis year, many companies have made a rapid shift to the cloud in response to the enduring COVID-19 pandemic. By adopting new IaaS and PaaS solutions or expanding their existing footprints in the cloud, companies are able to support a growing work-from-anywhere workforce. However, ...

​Building a Secure Amazon S3 Bucket

Published: 09/23/2020

By Josh Stella, Co-Founder and CTO, FugueOriginally Published at fugue.co/blog on Sept 8, 2020Much has been said about Amazon S3 security on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the press and technical publications, and much of it is oversimplified and of limited practical use. Amazon S3 is an incredibly...

3 Big Amazon S3 Vulnerabilities You May Be Missing

Published: 06/18/2020

By Drew Wright, Co-Founder Fugue, Inc. When there’s a data breach involving Amazon Web Services (AWS), more often than not it involves the Amazon S3 object storage service. The service is incredibly popular. Introduced way back in 2006 when few knew what the cloud was, S3 is highly scalable, reli...

Cloud Cybersecurity and the Modern Applications (part 2)

Published: 05/27/2020

By Francesco Cipollone, Chair at Cloud Security Alliance UK Chapter and Director at NSC42 Ltd. Use cases and common pitfallsSecurity appliance vendors are still updating their appliances to include typical cloud architecture that integrates into the cloud provider fabric more efficiently. Some ot...

How Traffic Mirroring in the Cloud Works

Published: 07/08/2019

By Tyson Supasatit, Sr. Product Marketing Manage, ExtraHop Learn how Amazon traffic mirroring and the Azure vTAP fulfill the SOC visibility triad After years of traffic mirroring not being available in the cloud, between Amazon VPC traffic mirroring and the Azure vTAP, it's finally here! ...

AWS Cloud: Proactive Security and Forensic Readiness – Part 5

Published: 05/02/2019

By Neha Thethi, Information Security Analyst, BH Consulting Part 5: Incident Response in AWS In the event your organization suffers a data breach or a security incident, it’s crucial to be prepared and conduct timely investigations. Preparation involves having a plan or playbook at hand, along ...

Rethinking Security for Public Cloud

Published: 02/13/2019

Symantec’s Raj Patel highlights how organizations should be retooling security postures to support a modern cloud environment By Beth Stackpole, Writer, Symantec Enterprises have come a long way with cyber security, embracing robust enterprise security platforms and elevating security ...

AWS Cloud: Proactive Security and Forensic Readiness – Part 4

Published: 11/16/2018

Part 4: Detective Controls in AWSBy Neha Thethi, Information Security Analyst, BH ConsultingSecurity controls can be either technical or administrative. A layered security approach to protecting an organization’s information assets and infrastructure should include preventative controls, detectiv...

Avoiding Holes in Your AWS Buckets

Published: 09/07/2018

By Sanjay Kalra, CPO & Co-Founder, Lacework Enterprises are moving to the cloud at a breathtaking pace, and they’re taking valuable data with them. Hackers are right behind them, hot on the trail of as much data as they can steal. The cloud upends traditional notions of networks and ho...

AWS Cloud: Proactive Security and Forensic Readiness – Part 3

Published: 03/27/2018

Part 3: Data protection in AWSBy Neha Thethi, Information Security Analyst, BH ConsultingThis is the third in a five-part blog series that provides a checklist for proactive security and forensic readiness in the AWS cloud environment. This post relates to protecting data within AWS.Data protecti...

AWS Cloud: Proactive Security and Forensic Readiness – Part 2

Published: 03/13/2018

By Neha Thethi, Information Security Analyst, BH ConsultingPart 2: Infrastructure-level protection in AWS This is the second in a five-part blog series that provides a checklist for proactive security and forensic readiness in the AWS cloud environment. This post relates to protecting your virtua...

AWS Cloud: Proactive Security and Forensic Readiness – Part 1

Published: 12/11/2017

By Neha Thethi, Information Security Analyst, BH ConsultingPart 1 – Identity and Access Management in AWSThis is the first in a five-part blog series that provides a checklist for proactive security and forensic readiness in the AWS cloud environment. This post relates to identity and access mana...

AWS Cloud: Proactive Security & Forensic Readiness

Published: 12/01/2017

This post kicks off a series examining proactive security and forensic readiness in the AWS cloud environment. By Neha Thethi, Information Security Analyst, BH ConsultingIn a time where cyber-attacks are on the rise in magnitude and frequency, being prepared during a security incident is paramoun...

Amazon AWS - 11 9's of reliability?

Published: 05/24/2010

Amazon recently added a new redundancy service to their S3 data storage service. Amazon now claims that data stored in the "durable storage" class is 99.999999999% "durable" (not to be confused with availability - more on this later). "If you store 10,000 objects with us, on average we may lose ...

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