Anatomy of an Attack: How the Cloud Gets Hacked

The cloud is very different from on-premise infrastructure in several key ways. Some of these differences become apparent when it comes to external attacks.  To get to the core of how these attacks can unfold differently in the cloud (and how they are the same), Threat Stack recently hosted a webinar in which I interviewed security engineer Anthony Alves about the anatomy of a cloud attack.

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Turn the Cyber Kill Chain against your attacker

As businesses move to the cloud, the rapid adoption of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is no surprise. Unfortunately, securing the cloud and the data within it is no easy task. The speed and complexity of cloud computing requires a new, software-defined approach that differs from the strategies employed in a traditional, on-premise data center, leaving many wondering where to start. Read more “Turn the Cyber Kill Chain against your attacker”