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Threat Stack’s 2018 New Year’s Security Resolutions

Threat Stack Product Team

January 3, 2018

Insights from Chris Ford, VP of Product, and Pete Cheslock, Senior Director of Operations and Support Instead of the “predictions” that are ...

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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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How to Balance Risk and Reward When it Comes to Cloud Security

David M. Weinstein

December 6, 2017

It's difficult to quantify the money saved by preventing a cyber attack that never happened. This is why proving the ROI of security measures can be ...

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The Hidden Dangers of Shadow IT to Cloud Security

Travis Wilkins

December 5, 2017

Shadow IT has emerged in recent years due to misaligned objectives among teams and the fluid nature of DevOps. We’ve written before that although ...

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People, Processes, & Technology: The 3 Elements of a Rockstar Security Organization

Christian Lappin

December 1, 2017

In our recent webinar, Automating Security & Compliance for Your Cloud Deployment, we explored ways that firms can scale their cloud security ...

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Velocity and Security: 5 Posts to Help You Get Security Up to Speed

Pat Cable

November 30, 2017

There’s a lot of talk in the business world — especially the software-driven side of it — about achieving and maintaining velocity. The ability ...

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Enhancing the Power of Your SIEM With Threat Stack’s Intrusion Detection Platform

Christian Lappin

November 29, 2017

Trying to manage security with only one security tool (or, for example, having to use log files alone) can be a major headache. The right ...

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The 7 Key Functions of a Modern Intrusion Detection Platform

Christian Lappin

November 21, 2017

When you’re making a mental shift away from legacy, on-prem security thinking, you may be wondering what an effective, modern security solution ...

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InformationWeek Names Threat Stack one of "Top Vendors to Watch in 2018"

Threat Stack Marketing Team

November 17, 2017

InformationWeek just released its list of Emerging Tech Vendors to Watch in 2018, with Threat Stack appearing in its Security Category. ...

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How Allocadia Uses Threat Stack to Secure Infrastructure & Accelerate Sales

Sabino Marquez

November 15, 2017

In this guest blog post, Sabino Marquez, Allocadia’s CISO, outlines his company’s experience using Threat Stack. Specifically, he explains how ...

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New eBook: Myth Busting Intrusion Detection

Travis Wilkins

November 14, 2017

Your Guide to Intrusion Detection for Modern Infrastructure Many organizations that need cloud security are laboring behind a cloud of myths — ...

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How to Secure a Non-Production Environment (Webinar Recap)

Michal Ferguson

November 10, 2017

“This code is fine, right?” “It should be...” “Wait... but what about this configuration?” “Fine, I’ll test it in dev...” This ...

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What Makes a Misconfiguration Critical? AWS Security Tips

Josh Trota

November 6, 2017

In the cloud, where there are no perimeters and limitless endpoints, there are many ways attackers can get direct access to your environment if you ...

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This may be the scariest thing you read today . . .

Threat Stack Marketing Team

October 31, 2017

A couple of weeks ago, we posted a survey so people could evaluate their cybersecurity savvy. And the results are . . . Well, let’s just say that ...

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Hybrid Security: How to Protect a Complex Environment

Natalie Walsh

October 30, 2017

It is very clear by now that the cloud has reached an inflection point. Public cloud investment continues its rapid expansion, driven in large part ...

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What’s Driving Cloud Security Investment Today? Learnings From Our Survey

Travis Wilkins

October 27, 2017

Public cloud investment is expanding rapidly in 2017, with Gartner projecting 18% growth over the course of this year, including 36.8% growth for the ...

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New York State Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies — 6 Things You Should Know

David M. Weinstein

October 26, 2017

Recognizing that the financial services industry is a significant target of cybersecurity threats, the New York State Department of Financial ...

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The State of Container Security: What We Learned From Our Survey

Travis Wilkins

October 25, 2017

Containers are a big topic of conversation right now — and for good reason. They represent a powerful and transformative shift toward ...

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Cloud Security: Common Gaps & How to Bridge Them

Michal Ferguson

October 24, 2017

We recently conducted a survey with Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) to gather data about the state of cloud security today. As they say, numbers ...

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A Straightforward Workflow to Define Your Cloud Security Strategy

Michal Ferguson

October 19, 2017

Security is a big concern for organizations of pretty much every size and shape. Once you have organization-wide agreement that security is a ...