5 Min Read December 19, 2018

AWS Security Groups: What They Are and How to Get the Most Out of Them

AWS Security Groups are a flexible tool to help you secure your Amazon EC2 instances. AWS Security Groups are just one of several tools AWS offers to help you secure your cloud environment, but that doesn’t mean AWS security is hands-off. You’re still responsible for securing your applications and data in the cloud, and that […]

15 Min Read September 21, 2018

22 Most Under-Used AWS Security Metrics

22 AWS Security Pros Reveal the Most Underused/Under-Appreciated AWS Security Metrics AWS offers a variety of built-in security features that users can take advantage of, but it’s easy for users of all experience levels to get lost in the sea of options and metrics. In fact, in a November 2017 survey, we found that 73% […]

3 Min Read August 14, 2018

How to Find and Remediate Open Infrastructure Ports

The evidence is clear — open infrastructure ports lead to security vulnerabilities. When AWS S3 buckets or SSH ports are left open, they can leave your organization at risk for security breaches. For example, in July 2018, an open S3 bucket at a political autodial company, Robocent, exposed nearly 2,600 files relating to political campaigns. […]

13 Min Read August 8, 2018

What Would You Change About AWS Security?

20 Security Pros Reveal the One Thing They’d Change About AWS Security AWS is one of the most popular cloud platforms among enterprises and even SMBs, and for good reason: The service is robust, with a variety of features and functionality to make management seamless. But managing an AWS environment still requires a good deal […]

10 Min Read July 11, 2018

101 AWS Security Tips & Quotes, Part 4: Best AWS Security Practices

The fourth — and final — blog post in our series of AWS Security Tips and Quotes offers tips on AWS Security Best Practices. So far the series has covered: Part 1: Essential Security Practices Part 2: Securing Your AWS Environment Part 3: Best Practices for Using Security Groups in AWS Today’s post offers recommendations that […]

15 Min Read May 16, 2018

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

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: AWS provides a robust set of features and services that give it broad appeal among businesses of all sizes. But when it comes to security, many companies continue to […]