What All DevOps Teams Should Know About The AWS Shared Responsibility Model

Keeping your cloud workloads secure, compliant, and protected while moving at the speed of DevOps is no easy task. Our team at Threat Stack knows this truth very well. There are many different viewpoints on the best approach to take to keep your customer data and systems protected in the cloud, and it all starts with understanding where your cloud provider’s responsibility for security ends and where yours begins. Let’s use AWS as an example throughout this post as they have a Shared Responsibility Model that demonstrates this well. Read more “What All DevOps Teams Should Know About The AWS Shared Responsibility Model”

Introducing Brian Ahern as Threat Stack’s New Chairman & CEO

Today we are pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Ahern as our new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer here at Threat Stack. Passionate about building companies around disruptive technologies, Brian comes to Threat Stack from Industrial Defender, a global leader in cybersecurity, compliance and change management solutions for industrial control systems, where he was Founder and CEO.

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Applying The Principles of The Quantified Self to ​Cloud Security

I like the ideas behind quantified self. This has not driven me to purchase an Apple Watch, but I am now on my second fitbit. I also use MyFitnessPalRunKeeperMint, and Jenkins. These services provide low-friction visibility to otherwise obscured aspects of my life. The first step to self-improvement is to “know thyself.”

Quantified self introduces an aspect of continuous monitoring to my life. I could view snapshots into my health every year at my physical or just kind of eyeball my health based on looking in the mirror, but neither of those provides the visibility to optimize my health. And auditing my finances every year at tax time is better than nothing, but that by itself will not lead to wealth. 

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Unveiling Threat Stack’s New PagerDuty Integration

We’re thrilled to announce today that Threat Stack has joined PagerDuty’s rapidly expanding partner ecosystem with a new integration now available to all customers! This integration allows you to easily manage your Threat Stack cloud security incidents directly within PagerDuty, a popular platform that allows engineering and IT teams to connect their operations systems, teams and data into a single, easy-to-use console, making managing and responding to incidents quick and easy.

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6sense Case Study: Protecting Customer Data & Meeting SOC 2 Compliance

We recently spoke with Threat Stack customer Jameel Al-Aziz, DevOps/Software Engineer for 6sense, and developed the following case study that showcases how Al-Aziz and his team are using Threat Stack. Al-Aziz also details in the case study the company-wide benefits they are realizing, including a shortened sales cycle, by having a continuous security monitoring solution in place. Below is their story.

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See Threat Stack at AWS Enterprise Summit 2015 in San Francisco Next Week

For the second year in a row, Threat Stack will be attending and exhibiting at the AWS Enterprise Summit, this time at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Throughout the past year alone, our integration with AWS has grown even deeper, helping customers effectively meet their responsibilities within the shared security model. We look forward to sharing the significant advances on our platform with the AWS community during the AWS Summit next week.

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