Latest Blogs About "Cloud Security"

193 total posts.

4 Min Read
Ignore the Splashy Headlines: Why Security Should Look Inward, Not Out

Bob Allin

February 6, 2017

It’s easy to get distracted by splashy headlines about breaches at corporations with household names. And of course state-sponsored, targeted ...

2 Min Read
Threat Stack Blog Series: Starting Your Cloud Security Journey

Tom McLaughlin

February 3, 2017

More and more companies are migrating to the cloud — and for good reason considering the many benefits such as speed, flexibility, and reduced ...

4 Min Read
How to Use Automation to Improve Your Cloud Security Posture

Tim Armstrong

January 27, 2017

Automating security processes and workflows can help teams lower Mean Time To Resolution (MTTR), maintain or strengthen an organization’s security ...

5 Min Read
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 ...

4 Min Read
To Build or Buy Your Own Security Platform: That is the Question

Tim Armstrong

January 23, 2017

What’s your priority: to become a Security Company or be a Secure Company? If you’re truly in the security business, then of course you’ll ...

3 Min Read
How Banks Can Move to the Cloud Securely

Jim Crowley

January 20, 2017

Thinking about following the industry leaders into the cloud? In a previous post we talked about why banks like Capital One are moving to the cloud ...

4 Min Read
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 ...

2 Min Read
Boston Cloud Security & Incident Management Workshop Recap

Tom McLaughlin

January 13, 2017

Last night we got together with our good friends from PagerDuty to host an event at District Hall in the Seaport area of Boston. It was a fun ...

3 Min Read
Why Banks are Moving to the Cloud — And Why You Should Too

Jim Crowley

January 12, 2017

A major shift is taking place in banking right now. It’s a shift many banks have been pretty hush-hush about until now, and that naysayers said ...

2 Min Read
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 ...

4 Min Read
What Insurance Companies Need to Know About Cloud Security in 2017

Jim Crowley

January 10, 2017

Few understand the concept of mitigating risk better than the insurance industry. The insurance industry faces a unique set of challenges when it ...

5 Min Read
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 ...

5 Min Read
According to Our Readers: Threat Stack’s Top 10 Blog Posts for 2016 (and More)

Tim Armstrong

December 28, 2016

One of our goals at Threat Stack is sharing information that will help you learn about the current cloud security threat landscape in order to ...

4 Min Read
How to Optimize Your Incident Response Process in the Cloud

Venkat Pothamsetty

December 23, 2016

Bad guys know the faster they move, the more they’ll be able to accomplish: the more data they’ll be able to steal, the more money they’ll be ...

6 Min Read
Test Systems: The Soft Underbelly of System Security

Apollo Catlin

December 22, 2016

Test systems are the guts of your overall system design. Test systems embody an incredible amount of the history of how your team’s code and ...

4 Min Read
How to Monitor Outbound and Inbound Connections to Maintain Cloud Security

Venkat Pothamsetty

December 21, 2016

When it comes to staying secure in the cloud, an important practice is to monitor both incoming and outgoing connections from your network. Why? ...

3 Min Read
The USENIX LISA 2016 Conference: In Their Own Words

Tom McLaughlin

December 16, 2016

The USENIX LISA 2016 Conference wrapped up a week ago after a tremendous five-day program of workshops, training sessions, presentations, talks, and ...

< 1 Min Read
The Cloud Security Use Cases Playbook

Venkat Pothamsetty

December 15, 2016

Over the last year, we have published a number of playbooks that, together, deliver strategic and tactical information to guide you from high-level ...

4 Min Read
Measurably Decreasing Mean-Time-To-Know With Threat Stack

Craig Chamberlain

December 13, 2016

In our last post, we took a look at traditional security incident response vs. the possibility to dramatically increase security velocity (which I ...

5 Min Read
AWS re:Invent 2016 Sets Records for New Services and Attendance

Tom McLaughlin

December 5, 2016

Interested in attending AWS re:Invent 2017? Take a look at what we'll be up to. AWS re:Invent 2016 has come and gone and what an event it was! ...

5 Min Read
5 Things Security Can Learn From Operations’ Transition Into DevOps

Tom McLaughlin

December 2, 2016

Over the past couple of years, a discussion has been brewing in the Security community about the future of its work. On one hand, the need for a ...