2 Min Read November 20, 2018

Three Old-School Network Security Tips That (Still!) Work for Modern Infrastructure

The adage “Everything old is new again,” rings true in the cybersecurity industry as much as anywhere else. Some of the best practices from old-school network security still apply to modern virtual server or containerized environments. Even though hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated with their attacks, applying some of these oldies but goodies to your […]

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. […]

4 Min Read January 10, 2018

Your Personal Guide to Cloud Security 101

So, you’ve finally gotten the cloud security conversation started at your organization, have a rough budget set aside, and your team is eager to get started. Now what? If you’re new to the world of security, have never managed security in the cloud before, or simply need some guardrails to help you get started, this […]

4 Min Read December 1, 2017

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

In our recent webinar, Automating Security & Compliance for Your Cloud Deployment, we explored ways that firms can scale their cloud security strategies through visibility and intrusion detection, security and compliance automation, and low-cost security practices. Some organizations are especially successful when it comes to security preparedness. In the webinar, we discussed what makes the […]

4 Min Read October 31, 2017

Looking Back on Cybersecurity Awareness Month and a 365 Day Outlook

Cybersecurity Awareness Month may be coming to a close, but we have already set our eyes on the future. The question is: How can we stay “security aware” year round and, more importantly, translate this awareness into actions that will help keep our companies secure? Cybersecurity has never been more important than in the past […]

3 Min Read October 13, 2017

5 Years in Review: 4 Can’t-Miss Posts From Our Archive of 450+

Five years is a blink of the eye in time, but in technology, a lot can happen. This year, we’re celebrating the fifth year of the Threat Stack blog. We’ve been digging around our archives and analyzing the metrics to see what’s changed in the market since our inception, how our own product has evolved, […]