Latest Blogs About "Cloud Security Best Practices"

18 total posts.

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

Nathan Cooprider

November 20, 2018

The adage “Everything old is new again,” rings true in the cybersecurity industry as much as anywhere else. Some of the best practices from ...

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How to Find and Remediate Open Infrastructure Ports

Stephen Fitzgerald

August 14, 2018

The evidence is clear — open infrastructure ports lead to security vulnerabilities. When AWS S3 buckets or SSH ports are left open, they can leave ...

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

Threat Stack Marketing Team

October 13, 2017

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 ...

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6 Ways to Adopt a Cloud-Specific Security Paradigm

Natalie Walsh

October 6, 2017

Cloud technologies and traditional security processes are as bad a match as stripes and polka dots. They simply aren’t built to mix well together. ...

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12 Low-Cost Cloud Security Practices With Big Payoffs

Chris Gervais

September 12, 2017

Good security takes effort. But it’s not impossible — far from it. The key to achieving better security is to focus on embedding the right types ...

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5 Things All Security Teams Should Be Doing (But Many Aren't)

Anthony Alves

April 13, 2017

Security teams are expected to do a lot these days. From properly configuring the cloud environment, to protecting the organization from today’s ...

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Why You Should Think of Security as a Skill, Not Just a Role

Threat Stack Marketing Team

April 12, 2017

A common mistake that we see organizations make is putting off security until they hire someone who specializes in it. Depending on the size of your ...

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The 5 Questions Your Security Team Should Be Able to Answer

Anthony Alves

April 10, 2017

In a time when security consciousness is high and stories about security breaches are all too frequently in the headlines, your security team needs ...

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Cloud Security Best Practices: Finding, Securing, & Managing Secrets, Part 2

Tom McLaughlin

February 26, 2017

In Part 1 of this post we explained how you can find all the secrets in your environment. In Part 2 we will discuss effective ways to store and ...

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How to Secure Your Cloud Environment for What’s Next

Tim Armstrong

January 24, 2017

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we put a magnifying glass on some of the top cloud security trends and lessons learned in 2016. In Part 2, we’re ...

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To Predict Cloud Security’s Future, We Must First Understand Its Past

Tim Armstrong

January 19, 2017

The conversations about cloud security are changing rapidly. A few years ago, companies were hesitant to even talk about moving to the cloud because ...

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Why You Can’t Wait Until a Security Person is Hired

Tim Armstrong

January 11, 2017

Organizations wait to implement security solutions for a variety of reasons. One that we often hear is that they’re looking to land that cloud ...

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Your Year-End Cloud Security Health Check: Reflections and Resolutions

Tim Armstrong

December 29, 2016

It’s the end of the year — a classic time for reflection. So before we charge into 2017, let’s ask: What went well in the world of ...

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Best Practices for Implementing & Scaling Security in AWS

Tim Armstrong

November 18, 2016

Security is a shared responsibility when you run your business on Amazon Web Services (AWS). To hold up your end of the bargain, there are many best ...

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Cloud Security: Where to Get Started, Part 2

Pete Cheslock

October 17, 2016

Last week, we released Part 1 of a two-part series on the low-hanging security best practices companies can implement to improve their security ...

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Cloud Security: Where to Get Started, Part 1

Pete Cheslock

October 13, 2016

If you look at how and when different companies implement security, it’s clear the approach runs the gamut. Some go all in from day one while many ...

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How to Create a Security-Minded DevOps Organization: Three Best Practices

Pete Cheslock

September 22, 2016

You’re a week into your new job and a colleague shouts out across the room before a big deployment: “Hey John, you’ve got security covered, ...