Introducing Continuous Compliance

Cloud Tamer

In this blog post, I'll introduce the latest functionality in cloudtamer.io: continuous compliance. Enhancing our Compliance Pillar. Compliance Automation - the orchestration of applying baselines and configurations across all of your cloud accounts. Compliance Best Practices.

Achieving SOC 2 Compliance in DevOps

Dzone - DevOps

devops aws devsecops compliance aws security compliance management compliance requirements compliance challenges soc 2Information security is even more important nowadays with more and more companies operating in the cloud than ever before.

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Host Intrusion Detection for Compliance in AWS and Multicloud Environments

Lacework

This is where organizational and user data is being transacted, and because of the AWS Shared Responsibility [.]. The post Host Intrusion Detection for Compliance in AWS and Multicloud Environments appeared first on Lacework. Blog aws compliance CIS Benchmark Host IDS

4 stops on the road to PCI compliance for AWS

Netskope

Have you moved PCI cardholder data to Amazon Web Services (AWS)? AWS has been PCI DSS certified for many years but you still need to take steps to ensure the “security in the cloud.” Ultimately, the responsibility for PCI compliance rests on you, not AWS. .

How to Achieve Continuous AWS & NIST Compliance

Cloud Conformity

Cloud Conformity continue to ease compliance difficulties for their customers. Introducing the new Cloud Conformity Reports for Compliance Standards. A high compliance score will help you to avoid the worst case scenario, like the dreaded data breach, as much as possible.

Cloud Compliance Security, Part 1: Understanding Expectations & Building Requirements

Lacework

Most organizations associate their cloud compliance programs together with governance and risk. Governance, risk and compliance (GRC) programs represent a collection of controls designed to ensure that your organization manages their information security risks appropriately and that your security controls operate effectively. The post Cloud Compliance Security, Part 1: Understanding Expectations & Building Requirements appeared first on Lacework.

Security vs Compliance | Hacking In To Cybersecurity

Linux Academy

Our previous posts in this series have focused on informing you, the reader, on how to land a job in the cybersecurity career field , but we’re going to switch gears in this episode and talk about something that every security professional needs to understand: Does Compliance equal Security? Compliance Defined. Let’s start off by defining compliance. Compliance is the act of being in accordance with established guidelines or specifications.

Choosing the Right AWS Certification For You

Linux Academy

There are currently 6 AWS certification exams, and 4 specialty AWS certification exams. These are the: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner. AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level (AWS CSA). AWS Certified Developer – Associate Level (AWS CDA).

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Learn AWS by Doing with New AWS Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

AWS is one of the fastest growing cloud service platforms offered today. Whether you’re an experienced AWS user or just starting out, there’s always more to learn. Check out our newest AWS hands-on training content below! New AWS Courses. Ready to learn AWS by doing?

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Cloud Compliance Security, Part 2: The Importance of Security Controls

Lacework

In our previous blog on compliance security, we looked at the importance of an organizations’ security approach and how to effectively build requirements that meet cloud compliance security demands. Blog automated cloud security AWS Cloud Compliance gcp

The Common Myths of AWS Security

Netskope

During the discussion, a Chief Information Security Officer from a global organization gave his perspective on why it’s critical to maintain continuous compliance in AWS and cloud infrastructure environments and the common misconceptions that exist. “We Cloud Compliance.

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Leveraging AWS Trusted Advisor for Security and Compliance

Coalfire

The benefits of undergoing mandatory or voluntary cybersecurity compliance assessments are well known throughout the cybersecurity industry. Despite the benefits, compliance assessments can be labor intensive and painful.

How to Design DevSecOps Compliance Processes to Free Up Developer Resources

DevOps.com

DevSecOps is able to provide compliance processes far more effectively than before, and without jeopardizing security while also freeing up developer resources. The post How to Design DevSecOps Compliance Processes to Free Up Developer Resources appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevSecOps automation AWS devsecops shift leftAnything that gets rolled out quickly in the technological world is a major step forward—as long as it doesn’t compromise security.

An Inside Look At AWS Secrets Manager vs Parameter Store

Linux Academy

An Inside Look At AWS Secrets Manager vs Parameter Store. About a year ago (April, 2018), AWS introduced AWS Secrets Manager. Using Secrets Manager, you can secure, audit, and manage secrets used to access resources in the AWS Cloud, on third-party services, and on-premises.

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Understanding AWS VPC Egress Filtering Methods

Aviatrix

Security in AWS is governed by a shared responsibility model where both vendor and subscriber have various operational responsibilities. Method #3: AWS Native Services. AWS provides a NAT gateway service and instances to allow your private subnets to reach the Internet.

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Operational Resilience in the Cloud | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

The cloud allows you to drive improved SLAs on applications, reduce regulatory compliance complexity, minimize unplanned outages that unexpectedly cut revenue or cost money to address. AWS continuously applies best-of-breed protections to all of its global infrastructure. Leverage AWS automation and tools available to you to mitigate the most severe security risks, and resist or eliminate denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. AWS allows you to build a world-class infrastructure.

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The Ultimate, Non-Technical Guide to AWS

Linux Academy

One of the most common questions people ask us is, “Do I need to have an IT background to start using AWS?” Knowing how networking works, and being familiar with the client-server model will help you understand the ins and outs of AWS, but what if you need something even more basic than that? Part of what makes AWS so useful is its technical complexity. AWS in non-technical terms. The non-technical guide to AWS services. Can non-technical people learn AWS?

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Cloudticity Brings HIPAA Compliance to Amazon Cloud Native Workloads

The New Stack

Cloudticity is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) managed service provider that has been working to help healthcare companies make the move to the public cloud. The post Cloudticity Brings HIPAA Compliance to Amazon Cloud Native Workloads appeared first on The New Stack.

Secure Your Oracle Applications on AWS: an MSP Perspective

Apps Associates

As more businesses migrate their legacy Oracle Applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS), an in-depth knowledge of the AWS shared responsibility model for security and compliance has become of paramount importance for the Managed Services Provider (MSP), as it is the MSP’s responsibility to address security at the operating system, network, platform and applications level. … Continue reading "Secure Your Oracle Applications on AWS: an MSP Perspective".

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Continuous Compliance for Healthcare in the Cloud

Saviynt

For example, an IaaS cloud – think AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform can integrate with a connected SaaS application like Office 365 or Dropbox. To help protect your valuable assets and PHI, modernize your platform and demonstrate continuous compliance.

5 Things You Need to Know About AWS Regions and Availability Zones

ParkMyCloud

Anytime you provision infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will need to choose which of the AWS Regions and Availability Zones it will live in. What are AWS Regions and How Many are There? . Here’s a look at the different regions and their AWS code. .

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Palo Alto Networks to Integrate VM-Series and Prisma Cloud With AWS Outposts

Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks today at AWS re:Invent 2019 said it intends to integrate VM-Series virtual firewalls and Prisma Cloud, the industry’s most complete Cloud Native Security Platform (CNSP), with AWS Outposts, a new service from Amazon Web Services, In c.

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Ensuring SOD Compliance in your Hybrid Ecosystem

Saviynt

Having the appropriate tools in place to ensure Segregation of Duties compliance in your hybrid ecosystem helps protect you from compliance violations, fraud or the misappropriation of financial statements while better securing your data. .

FoundationDB: A Reliable Key-Value Store with ACID Compliance

The New Stack

And of the differences between FoundationDB and the plethora of other databases value stores out there is that it provides ACID compliance, which means it provides all transactional support unlike a lot of other databases,” Motivala said. KubeCon + CloudNativeCon sponsored this podcast.

The ABCs of Cloud Governance: Compliance Automation

Cloud Tamer

Here are the important requirements for the last pillar: compliance automation. For compliance to be effective, it’s critical to have a consistent set of policies that govern usage. For example, a lot of our federal customers need to maintain compliance with FedRAMP.

The ABCs of Cloud Governance: Compliance Automation

Cloud Tamer

Here are the important requirements for the last pillar: compliance automation. For compliance to be effective, it’s critical to have a consistent set of policies that govern usage. For example, a lot of our federal customers need to maintain compliance with FedRAMP.

Saviynt Announces Completion of Key Security Compliance Initiatives

Saviynt

Saviynt recently announced the completion of three key information security compliance initiatives Type 2 SOC 1, Type 2 SOC 2, ISO/IEC 27001, and ISO/IEC 27017 for Saviynt Identity Governance and Cloud Security Solution on both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

AWS EBS Volume Types & What to Use Them For

ParkMyCloud

AWS offers several EBS volume types that you can use for your storage needs. Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) is AWS’s block-level, persistent local storage solution for Amazon EC2. Cloud Storage Cost Comparison: AWS vs. Azure vs. Google.

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AWS Tags. What Are They Good For?

Hypergrid

Resource tags may seem unimportant or trivial as you get started on AWS. But as your estate grows tags are fundamental to operational scalability and managing sprawl in your AWS account. Some History On AWS Account Management. Best Practice 7: Tag Compliance.

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CircleCI launches support for AWS GovCloud

CircleCI

We recently released CircleCI server v2.19, which includes AWS GovCloud support as well as other new upgrades and performance enhancements. GovCloud is an AWS service specifically built for U.S.

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Automating Security Compliance with Ansible: DevSecOps made Easy

Tandem

Facing the Challenge of Compliance. Obtaining compliance represented potentially hundreds of changes that we might have to make to harden our infrastructure. Path to Compliance: Identify, Repair, Test. AWS GovCloud hosts our application infrastructure.

AWS Control Tower Offers Automated Multi-Account Management

The New Stack

While some users may have enjoyed early access to Control Tower, AWS chief information security officer Stephen Schmidt announced during the keynote that the tool would now be generally available to all AWS customers. The software has been natively integrated into 70 AWS services.

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Third Party Optimization Tools Over AWS Native Tools ?

Hypergrid

On AWS for example, cost control and security/compliance management are the two major issues that come up when operating at scale. Monitor all 3 primitives (1x EC2 Policy, 1x EC2 Role, 1x Bucket Policy) to ensure compliance with security policy. Using Native AWS Tools.

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Third Party Optimization Tools v. AWS Native Tools

Hypergrid

On AWS for example, cost control and security/compliance management are the two major issues that come up when operating at scale. Monitor all 3 primitives (1x EC2 Policy, 1x EC2 Role, 1x Bucket Policy) to ensure compliance with security policy. Using Native AWS Tools.

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Are You Ready for AWS (and is AWS Ready for You)?

taos

Many organizations are drawn to Amazon Web Services (AWS) because of how quick and easy it is to provision new infrastructure to either augment or replace existing infrastructure. At first blush, AWS capabilities?—?instant If you need help along your AWS journey, Taos is here to help.

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Cloud Compliance Management: A Data-Driven Approach to Managing Risks in the Cloud

Hypergrid

In the AWS cloud, Trusted Advisor and AWS Config evaluate your configuration against established norms. HyperCloud: A Continuous, Automated and Adaptive Approach to Compliance and Security. We invite you to sign up for a 30-day no-strings-attached trial on AWS marketplace.

Alert Logic Adds More Threat Detection to AWS Identity Management

The New Stack

Alert Logic has extended its network intrusion detection system (IDS) capabilities for Amazon Web Services (AWS ) by integrating it with AWS IAM Access Analyzer, in a move intended to improve the visibility DevOps have for deployments on AWS’ cloud.

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