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101 AWS Security Tips & Quotes, Part 3: Best Practices for Using Security Groups in AWS

Bob Allin

July 3, 2018

Here’s the third blog post in our 4-part series of AWS Security Tips and Quotes, which is designed to help you evolve and strengthen your ...

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What is SecOps? A Definition, Benefits, Best Practices, and More

Pan Chhum

June 27, 2018

While the technologies, processes, and cultural shifts of DevOps have improved the ability of software teams to deliver reliable work rapidly and ...

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101 AWS Security Tips & Quotes, Part 2: Securing Your AWS Environment

Hank Schless

June 26, 2018

As part of its mission, Threat Stack has always brought its readers security-related content to help them make informed decisions that will ...

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Visualizing Detection & Remediation in the Cloud With Graylog — Webinar Recap

Sarah Wills

June 25, 2018

If you’re on a Security team, chances are you may be able to leverage some of the Operations team’s existing tools for log management and SIEM. ...

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3 Things to Know About Kubernetes Security

Todd Morneau

June 22, 2018

Gartner estimates that 50 percent of companies will use container technology by 2020, up from less than 20 percent in 2017. The operational benefits ...

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101 AWS Security Tips & Quotes, Part 1: Essential Security Practices

Hannah Klemme

June 21, 2018

With more companies than ever leveraging cloud services like AWS, and with cloud environments becoming more and more complex, it’s imperative that ...

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Why an Infrastructure Transition is the Perfect Time to Invest in Security

Todd Morneau

June 20, 2018

You’re in the midst of an infrastructure transition, and you have a million and one things on your plate. Whether you are deploying containers for ...

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5 Statistics That Prove Why Your Security Posture Can’t Be Purely Reactive

Hank Schless

June 19, 2018

While reacting to alerts and incidents after they occur will always be a reality of the security professional’s job, a purely reactive security ...

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How to Use Threat Stack to Reduce Mean Time To Know

Hank Schless

June 15, 2018

Mean Time To Detect (MTTD) and Mean Time To Know (MTTK) are two of the most important metrics in security operations. Respectively, they measure the ...

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What is AWS PCI Compliance?

Lindsey Ullian

June 12, 2018

A Definition of AWS PCI Compliance, Benefits, Requirements, & More If your organization processes credit or debit card payments, PCI compliance ...

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How to Develop An Incident Response Checklist for Your SaaS Business

Christian Lappin

June 8, 2018

Earlier this week, we published a post that explains how to develop an Incident Response Plan (IRP) to prepare for when an incident inevitably ...

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Group Fines Under the GDPR

Kevin Kish

June 6, 2018

How Multinational Companies May be Affected by Their Subsidiaries’ Noncompliance Introduction — by Lindsey Ullian, Threat Stack Compliance ...

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How to Develop an Incident Response Plan for Your SaaS Business

Christian Lappin

June 5, 2018

According to a 2018 IBM study on cybersecurity resilience, 77 percent of firms surveyed lack proper incident response plans, while 69 percent report ...

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50 Essential Cloud Security Blogs for IT Professionals and Cloud Enthusiasts

Bob Allin

June 1, 2018

With revenue from the cloud computing sector expected to hit $411 billion by 2020, it's no wonder that more and more companies are shifting their ...

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Infrastructure in Transition: Securing Containers

Christopher Ford

May 30, 2018

Organizations are migrating from virtual server workloads to containers at a frenzied pace, buying into the increasingly popular technology and ...

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Q&A With Pat Cable: How Threat Stack Secures Evolving Infrastructure

Raymond Suarez

May 29, 2018

With the popularity of container environments on the rise, we’ve seen many Threat Stack customers undergoing infrastructure transitions of late. ...

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24 DevOps Pros Reveal the Most Important Characteristic of a Successful DevOps Engineer

Pete Cheslock

May 24, 2018

There’s no precisely defined career track for DevOps engineers because they’re typically developers or sysadmins who develop an interest in other ...

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GDPR: What Compliance Says vs. What DevOps Hears

Lindsey Ullian

May 22, 2018

The deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching, with May 25 marking the official day of reckoning. The updates to ...

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SLDC, SOC 2, and Other Four Letter Words

Nathan Cooprider

May 18, 2018

Developers gonna develop. That’s why we’re developers. We want to set some implementation goal and then make that a reality. We like to stay ...

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21 InfoSec and AWS Experts Reveal the #1 Mistake Companies Make When It Comes to AWS Security (and How to Avoid It)

Pat Cable

May 16, 2018

More companies are moving to the cloud than ever before. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most popular cloud platforms, and for good reason: ...

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20 Dev Leaders and Hiring Managers Reveal Their Favorite DevOps Interview Questions

Pete Cheslock

May 10, 2018

We champion a security-first DevOps culture at Threat Stack, and I’ve had the opportunity of building DevOps best practices into the company since ...