Chris Gervais's Latest Blogs

11 total posts.

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12 Low-Cost Cloud Security Practices With Big Payoffs

Chris Gervais

September 12, 2017

Good security takes effort. But it’s not impossible — far from it. The key to achieving better security is to focus on embedding the right types ...

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Why Docker Can’t Solve All Your Problems in the Cloud

Chris Gervais

June 27, 2017

Docker and other container services are appealing for good reason. They are lightweight and flexible. For many organizations, they enable the next ...

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Compliance in the Cloud: Q&A Webinar Recap

Chris Gervais

April 26, 2017

On April 25th, I had the pleasure of speaking with Ryan Buckner, Principal at Schellman & Company and Kevin Eberman, Director of Ops at ...

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Calculating TCO: The Real Cost of Cloud Security

Chris Gervais

April 5, 2017

This post examines the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a cloud security system, not in terms of the actual dollars and cents cost of a system, but ...

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How to Prepare Your Company Culture for Its First Security Hire

Chris Gervais

March 17, 2017

We often think of security as a technology problem. But at its core, security is and always has been a people problem. You can have the fanciest ...

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5 Tips to Streamline Your Security Team

Chris Gervais

March 3, 2017

If you’ve ever hired security pros, then you know the current talent shortage is no joke. A recent Computerworld survey found that compensation for ...

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Ending Alert Fatigue: Threat Stack and VictorOps On Modern-Day Security and Incident Management

Chris Gervais

July 28, 2016

Alert fatigue is a very real issue that security, ops, and dev teams are dealing with today. But how do you know if alerts are burning you out? And ...

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The Top 5 Things Companies Handling PHI Need to Know About Cloud Security

Chris Gervais

July 15, 2016

An increasing number of healthcare organizations are transitioning from data centers to cloud computing today. Healthcare CIOs are, like those in ...

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Know Your Cloud to Defend Your Cloud, Part 1: Knowing

Chris Gervais

June 30, 2016

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a webinar with Scott Ward from Amazon Web Services and Arup Chakrabarti from PagerDuty, and much of ...

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Scaling Quickly & Securely: Achieving Security & Compliance in AWS

Chris Gervais

June 22, 2016

On Tuesday, June 21, I teamed up with Scott Ward, Solutions Architect at AWS, and Arup Chakrabarti, Director of Engineering at PagerDuty, to ...

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Only Happy Trombones Here: PagerDuty Selects Threat Stack for Cloud Security

Chris Gervais

March 16, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that PagerDuty is a new customer, selecting Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform® for its continuous cloud security ...