3 Min Read Updated July 20, 2018

How to Stay Secure on Slack

If you’re already on the Slack bandwagon, then you have probably experienced first-hand how it can make communications between teams far simpler and more streamlined. With 8 million daily active users, it’s clear Slack has come to dominate the team chat world, especially in tech and tech-savvy industries. From a security perspective, Slack has done […]

4 Min Read November 11, 2016

How to Conduct a Blameless Security Post-Mortem

When someone in your company clicks on a bad link, it can spell bad news. But you know what’s worse? Them never telling you. When employees are afraid to come forward about a mistake they’ve made (or think they’ve made), it makes security responders’ jobs that much more difficult. Unfortunately, this kind of negative atmosphere […]

3 Min Read November 10, 2016

3 Things You Can Do to Improve Your AWS Security Posture

There’s no question that Amazon Web Services is an incredibly powerful and secure cloud services platform for delivering all sorts of software applications. AWS offers an extensive number of products and services for creating a scalable, reliable, and flexible architecture that meets the unique needs of your development. However, it can be difficult to know […]

5 Min Read Updated July 20, 2018

The 5 Ingredients of a Successful SecOps Implementation

Ask three people what SecOps is and chances are you’ll get three different descriptions: It’s a team It’s a job title It’s a methodology All of these definitions are, in fact, correct. Smaller companies may implement a SecOps methodology where everyone is a security ambassador, whereas larger companies with more personnel can assemble an entire […]

5 Min Read October 27, 2016

Will SecOps Finally Close the Security and Operations Gap? A Q&A with Pete Cheslock

At Threat Stack, we’ve been a SecOps-oriented team from day one. This means our developers, operations, and security practitioners all work together to make sure that every line of code we release is secure. It’s how we eat our own dogfood. But we know that getting started with SecOps isn’t always easy, especially since little […]

3 Min Read October 21, 2016

The SecOps Playbook: What I’ve Learned About Integrating Security Into DevOps

The Threat Stack SecOps Playbook is now available! Why We Created a SecOps Playbook I have experienced the transition to SecOps up close and personal. I’ve led teams in figuring out how to get security practitioners and DevOps teams in sync and in harmony.  Along the way, I’ve learned a number of valuable lessons that can be extended […]