4 Min Read February 24, 2017

Don’t Make Perfect Security the Enemy of Good Security

We’ve written before about what it means to meet compliance standards without going completely overboard. Today, we want to talk about how that applies to cloud security as well. Some teams mistakenly believe that their security posture needs to be absolutely perfect. That’s not only overwhelming — it’s impossible. More to the point, the reality […]

3 Min Read February 17, 2017

How to Use Ops Tools for Security and Security Tools for Ops

Investing in SecOps doesn’t just mean hiring folks who know how to blend together software development, IT operations, and security skillsets. It also doesn’t just mean telling your DevOps team to run secure or scolding your security team into moving fast enough to keep up with continuous deployment. Truly committing to SecOps means investing in […]

3 Min Read February 1, 2017

Three Good Reasons to Get Compliant Now

When things are hectic at your organization, compliance may not feel like the highest priority. If you aren’t in an industry that absolutely requires compliance, it can feel like a box to check — more of a nice-to-have than a must-do. In other cases, it may seem like a good idea . . . but […]

4 Min Read January 31, 2017

How to Choose the Right Tools for Incident Management and Reporting

Your incident management process is greatly impacted by the tools you have available to carry it out. Technology should be your friend when it comes to gaining visibility and obtaining contextual data. You need tools to send alerts when issues arise, as well as track activity for compliance reporting purposes. So, how do you choose […]

4 Min Read January 27, 2017

How to Use Automation to Improve Your Cloud Security Posture

Automating security processes and workflows can help teams lower Mean Time To Resolution (MTTR), maintain or strengthen an organization’s security posture, and drive operational efficiency. Sounds pretty good, right? In our recent Cloud Security Use Cases Playbook, we took a look at the key operational processes that all teams should have in place and some of […]

5 Min Read January 24, 2017

How to Secure Your Cloud Environment for What's Next

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we put a magnifying glass on some of the top cloud security trends and lessons learned in 2016. In Part 2, we’re going to look at where we believe cloud security is headed over the next year.