Latest Blogs About "Security Research & Strategy"

97 total posts.

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How to Implement a Security Awareness Program at Your Organization

Bob Allin

March 21, 2017

Security isn’t just a technical problem. It’s also a people problem, and keeping the people side of the security equation strong requires that ...

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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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Ask Us Anything: Recap on How to Get Started With DevOpsSec

The Threat Stack Team

March 15, 2017

You’re probably familiar with DevOps by now. It’s the collaboration between Development and Operations teams by leveraging the same tools and ...

6 Min Read
Steps for Establishing Your AWS Security Roadmap

The Threat Stack Team

March 10, 2017

Yesterday, we hosted one of our most popular webinars to date: Steps for Establishing Your AWS Security Roadmap. Threat Stack’s VP of Engineering, ...

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Boston-Based Venture Capitalists Weigh in on the Importance of Cybersecurity

Greg Dracon

March 8, 2017

At Threat Stack we have developed best practices around cloud security — when it should be introduced, what it should cover at each stage of the ...

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How to Answer Your Board’s Tough Security Questions

Kevin Durkin

March 7, 2017

Picture the scene: You’re at the monthly board of directors meeting when someone asks, “So, what are you guys doing about security?” Even ...

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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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How to Stay Secure on Slack

Pete Cheslock

February 27, 2017

If you’re already on the Slack bandwagon, then you have probably experienced first-hand how it can make communications between teams far simpler ...

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Cloud Security Best Practices: Finding, Securing, & Managing Secrets, Part 2

Tom McLaughlin

February 26, 2017

In Part 1 of this post we explained how you can find all the secrets in your environment. In Part 2 we will discuss effective ways to store and ...

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Don’t Make Perfect Security the Enemy of Good Security

Tim Armstrong

February 24, 2017

We’ve written before about what it means to meet compliance standards without going completely overboard. Today, we want to talk about how that ...

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How to Talk to Your Prospects About Cloud Security

Jim McDonough

February 23, 2017

Security can be a huge sales and business enabler, as I've mentioned before. If your company and its prospective customers are in a regulated ...

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W-2 Phishing Scams: What You Need to Know to Stay Secure

Kevin Durkin

February 10, 2017

The IRS recently issued a warning that W-2 phishing scams are on the rise. In fact, 29,000 victims have already been claimed in 2017 to date! The ...

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Planning Your Cloud Security Program

Tom McLaughlin

February 7, 2017

As we stated in the introduction to this blog post series, our purpose is to give you insight into the issues you should address when you are at the ...

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Ignore the Splashy Headlines: Why Security Should Look Inward, Not Out

Bob Allin

February 6, 2017

It’s easy to get distracted by splashy headlines about breaches at corporations with household names. And of course state-sponsored, targeted ...

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Threat Stack Blog Series: Starting Your Cloud Security Journey

Tom McLaughlin

February 3, 2017

More and more companies are migrating to the cloud — and for good reason considering the many benefits such as speed, flexibility, and reduced ...

4 Min Read
How to Choose the Right Tools for Incident Management and Reporting

Tim Armstrong

January 31, 2017

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 ...

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How to Use Automation to Improve Your Cloud Security Posture

Tim Armstrong

January 27, 2017

Automating security processes and workflows can help teams lower Mean Time To Resolution (MTTR), maintain or strengthen an organization’s security ...

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How to Secure Your Cloud Environment for What’s Next

Tim Armstrong

January 24, 2017

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 ...

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To Build or Buy Your Own Security Platform: That is the Question

Tim Armstrong

January 23, 2017

What’s your priority: to become a Security Company or be a Secure Company? If you’re truly in the security business, then of course you’ll be ...

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How Banks Can Move to the Cloud Securely

Jim Crowley

January 20, 2017

Thinking about following the industry leaders into the cloud? In a previous post we talked about why banks like Capital One are moving to the cloud ...

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To Predict Cloud Security’s Future, We Must First Understand Its Past

Tim Armstrong

January 19, 2017

The conversations about cloud security are changing rapidly. A few years ago, companies were hesitant to even talk about moving to the cloud because ...