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

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.

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. .

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.

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

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.

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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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.

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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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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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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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. .

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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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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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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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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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.

AWS Virtual Private Cloud Now Offers Traffic Mirroring

The New Stack

This week at the inaugural AWS re:Inforce conference in Boston, however, AWS unveiled VPC Traffic Mirroring , a new feature that gives existing VPC users the ability to capture and inspect network traffic at scale.

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.

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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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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Complete Cloud Compliance for Amazon RDS and Amazon ElastiCache

Datica

While tremendously beneficial, securing this infrastructure has also now become the developer’s responsibility—completely changing how compliance is implemented, measured, monitored, and managed. Cloud Compliance Management Can Help.

One Woman’s Journey to Crack the AWS Cloud Exam

The New Stack

The Amazon Web Services Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam asks you to demonstrate familiarity with AWS services as the first step on your way to earning other AWS certifications. Cool — let’s just look at the complete list of AWS Products and… oh no.

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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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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.

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.

Should I Build or Buy Compliance and Integrations in 2019?

Datica

Our goal in building the Datica Portfolio of products was to reduce the barriers of compliance in the cloud for makers of digital health products. The TCO of Cloud Compliance. Compliance matters because it establishes the credibility of your product within the industry.

AWS New Services 2019 – What’s in Preview?

ParkMyCloud

As the cloud giant, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is constantly innovating – it’s no surprise that at any given time, there’s a list of AWS new services that will soon be released. We’ve put together a list of AWS new services that are currently in “preview” and are expected to be released later this year. Many of these were announced at AWS re:Invent 2018. Interested in a list of all the services AWS offers? See all 170 services here: AWS Services List.

How Paybase Overcame Default Kubernetes Security Settings for PCI DSS Compliance

The New Stack

With a hard-to-get PCI DSS (Data Security Standard) Level One compliance, Paybase is built to make regulation easier for its customers. Overcoming Kubernetes Challenges to PCI DSS Compliance.

2018 Growth for Cloud Conformity: 450 rules, 50+ services, 5+ Compliance Standards, and new…

Cloud Conformity

2018 Growth for Cloud Conformity: 450 rules, 50+ services, 5+ Compliance Standards, and new products [Infographic] AWS Best Practices in Cloud Conformity As 2018 comes to a close, the Cloud Conformity team has continued to bolster and add to our cloud infrastructure governance tools.

Hands on with AWS Security Hub?—?re:invent 2018 [preview]

Cloud Conformity

Hands on with AWS Security Hub - re:invent 2018 AWS Security Hub was announced today by AWS CEO, Andy Jassy, during his Keynote at re:Invent. The AWS Security Hub allows customers to consolidate the findings from a number of native AWS tools (GuardDuty, Inspector, etc.)

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Understanding Identity and Access Management Compliance

Saviynt

Compliance is often viewed as a burdensome roadblock to digital transformation. Understanding the way Identity and Access Management (IAM) compliance fits into the jigsaw puzzle of modernized IT infrastructure enables you to mature your strategies for better security. .

FaaS[t] Growth with Serverless Computing: Cost Optimizing Your AWS Lambda

Hypergrid

For example, the Serverless Framework is the leading deployment framework in the FaaS world, and can deploy to AWS, Google, Azure, IBM Cloud, or any Kubernetes Cluster – public or private. Cost Management for AWS Lambda. AWS offers a generous (and indefinite) free tier for Lambda.

Join Us At AWS re:Invent for Demos, Giveaways & More

Hypergrid

It’s the season of giving, and we’ll be doing that and more next week at AWS re:Invent. We’re excited to join in this year as an AWS Advanced Technology Partner , having passed Amazon’s elaborate business and technical requirements to achieve this status in just two months of being featured on AWS Marketplace. Signup for HyperCloud on AWS Marketplace. If you’re attending AWS re:Invent this year, check the dates and times below and mark your calendars!

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Cloud PAM with IGA: AWS Lambda & The Shared Responsibility Model

Saviynt

AWS Lambda creates a unique access risk since services, not people, trigger its cloud activities. What does the Shared Responsibility Model for AWS LAMBDA look like? AWS provides a detailed architecture in Lambda’s security model to ease the Shared Security Model requirements.

Migrating to AWS Cloud Services

iTexico

Amazon Web Services, or AWS for simplicity’s sake, is a cloud infrastructure platform that provides all the services, amenities, and storage your business needs to function on the internet. AWS also happens to be the cloud market leader, so they’ve got a reputation to uphold.

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HyperCloud™ Analytics Is Now Available on AWS Marketplace

Hypergrid

We’re excited to announce the availability of HyperCloud Analytics in the AWS Marketplace. AWS users now have the ability to optimize the AWS environment and user experience with a pay-as-you-go, no contract model for cloud migration planning and cloud usage optimization. Our relationship with AWS and opportunity to host HyperCloud in the AWS Marketplace is no small feat when you look at the numbers.

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AWS and Symantec Each Redefine the ‘Single Pane of Glass’ for the Cloud

The New Stack

This struggle was on display last month at Amazon’s security-focused AWS re:Inforce conference, with new products released by both Amazon and Symantec working toward this end. Twistlock sponsored this post.

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