Can Regulated Industries Like Healthcare Find Security in the Cloud?

A recent article in Talkin Cloud took a look at a study by Elastica on Healthcare Industry Cloud Data Breaches. The...

LastPass Hacked — What’s The Security Impact?

Yesterday, LastPass announced to their users and the public that their service was hacked. At this early...

Richard Stiennon and Tim Prendergast Talk Cloud Security Trends

Richard Stiennon, Chief Research Analyst at IT Harvest sat down with Evident.io CEO Tim Prendergast to talk...

Compliance is Hard – Tales from ChefConf 2015

What an awesome experience ChefConf 2015 was! I've been to every single ChefConf, and I have to say, I learn more and...

The Marriage of DevOps and SecOps

The rise of cloud computing brings many exciting changes to the technology industry: elastic scalability of resources,...

AWS Security Best Practice #6: Rotate all the Keys Regularly

In the previous article, we had a pretty deep discussion on how and why to limit privilege in the AWS IAM service....

AWS Security Best Practice #5: Least Privilege

In the previous post in this series, I discussed a great way for EC2 instances to be able to use AWS services securely,...

AWS Security Best Practice #4: Use Roles for EC2

By now, you're getting the theme that security on AWS is all about being proactive. The point of proactive security is...

AWS Announces Important AWS Security Maintenance Advisory

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTAWS has released an important announcement about a Xen hypervisor security advisory that requires...

AWS Security Best Practice #3: Reduce IAM Users with Admin Rights

Based on the last two posts, you have disabled your AWS root user; removed any root keys, assigned an MFA to that user,...

AWS Security Best Practice #2: Enable MFA Tokens Everywhere

Here we are, a week later and now following up on to the second installment of our recommended Top Ten Security Best...

AWS Security Best Practices #1: Disable Root Account API Access Key

Today, we kick off a series on the top 10 security best practices we've come across based on our own experiences. As AWS...