Anthony Alves's Latest Blogs

13 total posts.

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Understanding Shared Responsibility For a SaaS Environment

Anthony Alves

April 9, 2018

As a SaaS organization, you may be well-versed in the world of cloud computing and feel confident that the cloud is as secure as any on-prem or data ...

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Is Your Infrastructure Too Unique for a Cloud Security Tool?

Anthony Alves

December 19, 2017

Every organization orchestrates their infrastructure in their own way, but more often than not, most cloud environments have a lot in common. Since ...

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How to Work Backwards to Develop a Sound Security Strategy

Anthony Alves

December 12, 2017

In today’s cloud-based environments, security threats can move faster and do more damage than ever before. To avoid a financial and technological ...

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What You Need to Know About the Apache Struts Vulnerability – Updated

Anthony Alves

September 26, 2017

Post updated by: Christian Lappin, Threat Stack Senior Security Engineer & David Weinstein, Threat Stack Senior Security Engineer Four ...

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How to Use Automation to Decrease Mean Time To Know

Anthony Alves

July 13, 2017

Mean Time To Know (or MTTK for short) is one of the most important metrics in security operations. It measures how efficient the security team is at ...

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Vulnerable vs. Exploitable: Why These are Different & Why it Matters

Anthony Alves

June 13, 2017

Pop quiz: What’s the difference between vulnerable and exploitable? As we’ve written before, a vulnerability is a weakness in a software ...

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Why Automated Security Threats are Proliferating and How to Fight Back

Anthony Alves

April 25, 2017

We’ve written before about the importance of looking inward, rather than out, when it comes to evaluating what types of cyberattacks are the ...

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5 Things All Security Teams Should Be Doing (But Many Aren’t)

Anthony Alves

April 13, 2017

Security teams are expected to do a lot these days. From properly configuring the cloud environment, to protecting the organization from today’s ...

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The 5 Questions Your Security Team Should Be Able to Answer

Anthony Alves

April 10, 2017

In a time when security consciousness is high and stories about security breaches are all too frequently in the headlines, your security team needs ...

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Considerations For Creating Secure User Groups on AWS Using IAM

Anthony Alves

November 29, 2016

A big difference in the way on-premises infrastructures and cloud infrastructures are implemented centers on the way that user permissions are ...

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Cloud Security Best Practices for Baselining Environment

Anthony Alves

June 14, 2016

Whether you intend to use managed services to handle your organization’s cloud security or have decided to create and manage your own security ...

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Here’s The One Reason You Actually Should Use Security Point Solutions

Anthony Alves

March 25, 2016

Compiling the right set of security solutions to meet your company’s unique requirements is no easy feat. The security needs of each company can ...

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Threat Stack, the XOR DDoS and the Groundhog Variant

Anthony Alves

October 28, 2015

While the XOR DDoS Trojan has been active for over a year, we’ve seen a recent surge of coverage and blog posts recently. We’ve also seen the ...