Latest Blogs About "Cloud Security"

193 total posts.

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73% of Companies Have Critical AWS Security Misconfigurations

Jackson Connell

April 18, 2017

Threat Stack Delivers Wake Up Call Wide open SSH and infrequent software updates among top risks identified in the majority of cloud-based ...

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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 ...

5 Min Read
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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Resources for DevOps Pros to Learn About Security

Tom McLaughlin

April 6, 2017

These days, security should be part of everyone’s job. This is especially true for DevOps teams, which are responsible for developing, delivering, ...

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Calculating TCO: The Real Cost of Cloud Security

Chris Gervais

April 5, 2017

This post examines the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a cloud security system, not in terms of the actual dollars and cents cost of a system, but ...

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New Playbook: Jump Starting Your Cloud Security Journey

Tom McLaughlin

April 4, 2017

Cloud security is a complex subject, and customers sometimes tell us that one of their biggest challenges is simply knowing where to start. In ...

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How to Implement a Security Awareness Program at Your Organization

Bob Allin

March 21, 2017

Security isn’t just a technical problem. It’s also a people problem, and keeping the people side of the security equation strong requires that ...

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How to Prepare Your Company Culture for Its First Security Hire

Chris Gervais

March 17, 2017

We often think of security as a technology problem. But at its core, security is and always has been a people problem. You can have the fanciest ...

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Ask Us Anything: Recap on How to Get Started With DevOpsSec

The Threat Stack Team

March 15, 2017

You’re probably familiar with DevOps by now. It’s the collaboration between Development and Operations teams by leveraging the same tools and ...

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DevOpsing at Home

Vitaliy Zakharov

March 13, 2017

I remember the days when SysAdmins bragged about server uptimes that were sometimes measured in years. I have been out of the SysAdmin world for ...

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Steps for Establishing Your AWS Security Roadmap

The Threat Stack Team

March 10, 2017

Yesterday, we hosted one of our most popular webinars to date: Steps for Establishing Your AWS Security Roadmap. Threat Stack’s VP of Engineering, ...

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Boston-Based Venture Capitalists Weigh in on the Importance of Cybersecurity

Greg Dracon

March 8, 2017

At Threat Stack we have developed best practices around cloud security — when it should be introduced, what it should cover at each stage of the ...

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How to Answer Your Board’s Tough Security Questions

Kevin Durkin

March 7, 2017

Picture the scene: You’re at the monthly board of directors meeting when someone asks, “So, what are you guys doing about security?” Even ...

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5 Tips to Streamline Your Security Team

Chris Gervais

March 3, 2017

If you’ve ever hired security pros, then you know the current talent shortage is no joke. A recent Computerworld survey found that compensation for ...

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Reliable UNIX Log Collection in the Cloud

Pat Cable

February 28, 2017

One way organizations can improve their security and operational ability is to collect logs in a central location. Centralized logging allows ...

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How to Stay Secure on Slack

Pete Cheslock

February 27, 2017

If you’re already on the Slack bandwagon, then you have probably experienced first-hand how it can make communications between teams far simpler ...

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Don’t Make Perfect Security the Enemy of Good Security

Tim Armstrong

February 24, 2017

We’ve written before about what it means to meet compliance standards without going completely overboard. Today, we want to talk about how that ...

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How to Talk to Your Prospects About Cloud Security

Jim McDonough

February 23, 2017

Security can be a huge sales and business enabler, as I've mentioned before. If your company and its prospective customers are in a regulated ...

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How to Use Ops Tools for Security and Security Tools for Ops

Tim Armstrong

February 17, 2017

Investing in SecOps doesn’t just mean hiring folks who know how to blend together software development, IT operations, and security skillsets. It ...

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W-2 Phishing Scams: What You Need to Know to Stay Secure

Kevin Durkin

February 10, 2017

The IRS recently issued a warning that W-2 phishing scams are on the rise. In fact, 29,000 victims have already been claimed in 2017 to date! The ...