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Accelerating innovation at AWS Security

CJ Moses, CISO of AWS, delivers a leadership session to highlight the state of security and what’s next.

Werner Vogels Keynote Play-by-play

Highlights from Dr. Werner Vogel’s keynote at AWS re:Invent 2022.

Ruba Borno AWS Partner Keynote Play-by-play

Highlights from Ruba Borno’s AWS Partner keynote at AWS re:Invent 2022.

Swami Sivasubramanian Keynote Play-by-play

Highlights from Swami Sivasubramanian’s data and machine learning AWS re:Invent 2022 keynote.

Adam Selipsky Keynote Play-by-play

Highlights from Adam Selipsky’s AWS re:Invent 2022 keynote.

Monday Night Live With Peter DeSantis

Highlights from AWS re:Invent 2022’s Monday Night Live with Petere DeSantis

New Features That Will Help You Build Better From Day One at AWS re:Invent

Notable new features and functionality announced during day one at AWS re:Invent 2022.

The Five Most Interesting AWS (p)re:Invent Announcements for Cloud Security

Leading up to AWS re:Invent, these 5 great new features launched to help your cloud security practice.

Making 'included_files' in Netlify Functions Actually Work

The included_files feature of Netlify Functions can be confusing. Here’s how to get it working.

I Fixed My Website in 317 Effortlessly Easy Steps...After I Broke It

I’ve been publishing to markn.ca for almost 22 years. I broke it yet again in order to fix it.

The Ultimate Guide to AWS re:Invent 2022

The best conference in cloud is back for 2022. Here’s how to get the most out of the show!

It’s Official, Serverless Is Now Meaningless and That’s...Ok?

Serverless used to mean something…maybe. Does it mean anything to the cloud community today?

Okta Breach Highlight The Challenges of Incident Response Communications

Okta is responding to a public cybersecurity incident, what can we learn from how they handled communications?

CloudFlare Launches an API Gateway

CloudFlare launches a new API Gateway product, will is shake up the market?

Automating Audit Evidence Collection Natively in AWS

Google Cloud makes some small pricing adjustments and reactions are mixed. Here are my thoughts.

Google Cleans Up Google Cloud Development

Google Cloud recently cleaned up both the CLIs and SDKs for building in the Google Cloud.

Automating Audit Evidence Collection Natively in AWS

The AWS Audit Manager can help organize all of your audit and compliance evidence. This solution helps streamline the collection of non-AWS resource data points.

Some Thoughts on AWS Well-Architected Custom Lenses

The AWS Well-Architected Tool allows users to create their own Custom Lenses. I have thoughts…

Your Web Browser As Your Computer

Google Chrome OS Flex is going to help put Chrome OS on a lot more computers. That’s a good thing, right?

Web3 Is Full of Optimism, A $2 Million Dollar Bug Might Change That

Optimism (an L2 Ethereum project) just paid out a two million dollar bug bounty.

Thoughts On The AWS Virtual Waiting Room Solution

Building a ticketing or registration system? AWS just released a solution to help queue demand.

Preventing That “Whoops” Moment With Your Data In The Cloud

Attackers can find your cloud misconfigurations with almost no effort, why can’t you?

Making Sure Events Don't Drop In The AWS Cloud

Once you’ve aggregated all of your AWS Security Hub Findings, here’s one way to visualize and analyze them.

Visualizing A Lot of AWS Security Hub Findings

Once you’ve aggregated all of your AWS Security Hub Findings, here’s one way to visualize and analyze them.

Why Do Amazon S3 Data Breaches Keep Happening?

Misconfigurations in Amazon S3 keep happening. Here’s why and how to stop them.

Enriching AWS Security Hub Findings

AWS Security Hub Findings are great, but they can be better. Here’s a simple pattern from the AWS team to enrich those findings automatically.

Can We Improve How IDT Stored Secrets in AWS in 2017?

In late 2017, IDT did an AWS “This is My Architecture” video. The video talks about how they managed secret information in their AWS environment.

Can We Improve How iRobot Deployed Microservices in 2017?

In late 2017, iRobot did an AWS “This is My Architecture” video. The video talks about how they deployed their microservices in AWS.

Stephen Schmidt's Security Leadership Session at AWS re:Invent 2021

The leadership session at AWS re:Invent provide a deeper dive into a specific area of focus. Stephen Schmidt, CISO at AWS takes the stage to talk all things security.

Werner Vogel's Keynote at AWS re:Invent 2021

AWS re:Invent is always THE event in cloud. Werner Voegls delivered the latest version of his hotly anticipated keynote on day four.

How To Build Streaming Media Solutions In The AWS Cloud

Amazon Inspector first launched in 2015. Now in 2021, it’s re-launching with a brand new architecture and a host of new features.

Peter DeSantis' Keynote at AWS re:Invent 2021

AWS re:Invent is always THE event in cloud. Petere DeSantis’ keynote provided a peek behind the curtain of the technology that drive AWS itself.

Opinions my own: Corey Quinn & Bill Vass

Corey Quinn interviews key AWS leaders in a casual settings. This time he sits down with Bill Vass, VP Technology & Engineering

Swami Sivasubramanian's Keynote at AWS re:Invent 2021

AWS re:Invent is always THE event in cloud. Swami Sivasubramanian took the stage to deliver the machine learning focused keynote on day three.

A First Look At The Brand New Amazon Inspector

Amazon Inspector first launched in 2015. Now in 2021, it’s re-launching with a brand new architecture and a host of new features.

Adam Selipsky's Keynote at AWS re:Invent 2021

AWS re:Invent is always THE event in cloud. Adam Selipsky gave his first keynote as the CEO of AWS. Here’s what he covered during this two hour session.

AWS Re-launches Amazon Inspector To Find Software Vulnerabilities

AWS re-launches a dramatically improved Amazon Inspector, a software vulnerability discovery/management service.

The Top AWS re:Invent Announcements

Here are the top AWS announcements leading up to and during AWS re:Invent 2021.

AWS re:Invent Virtual Session Catalog

AWS re:Invent has over 500 sessions available remotely. Here’s a near complete list for easy searching.

Getting The Most Out of AWS re:Invent Remotely

AWS re:Invent is always THE event in cloud. This year a lot of people can’t attend in person. This post tells you how to get the most out of the virtual side of the event.

The Ultimate Guide to AWS re:Invent 2021

AWS re:Invent is always THE event in cloud. This post is the ultimate guide to getting the most out of the show.

Performance Efficiency in the AWS Well-Architected Framework

An overview of the AWS Well-Architected Frameworks’ Performance Efficiency pillar.

How (Not)? To Move A Security Practice To The Cloud

Most security practices make the same set of mistakes when moving to the cloud. This talk looks at those mistakes and how to avoid them.

Reliability in the AWS Well-Architected Framework

An overview of the AWS Well-Architected Frameworks’ Reliability pillar.

Updating Your Security Practice for the Cloud, Step-by-Step

There are massive opportunities to advance your security practice as your business moves into the cloud. This talk provides a step-by-step approach that will help you maximize them.

Cost Optimization in the AWS Well-Architected Framework

An overview of the AWS Well-Architected Frameworks’ Cost Optimization pillar.

Security in the AWS Well-Architected Framework

An overview of the AWS Well-Architected Frameworks’ Security pillar.

Operational Excellence in the AWS Well-Architected Framework

An overview of the AWS Well-Architected Frameworks’ Operational Excellence pillar.

Can We Improve How Airbnb Tested Their Amazon RDS Databases in 2017?

In late 2017, Airbnb did an AWS “This is My Architecture” video. The video talks about how they built a system to test their Amazon RDS databases.

Smithy

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. This repo helps you visualize your AWS workloads and highlight areas of cost.

AWS Data Wrangler

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. AWS Data Wrangler is a bridge between python pandas DataFrames and AWS data services.

Amazon API Gateway Serverless Developer Portal

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. This repo provides an easy way for developers to view your Amazon API Gateway APIs.

Amazon S3 Glacier Re:Freezer

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. This repo helps you visualize your AWS workloads and highlight areas of cost.

AWS Perspective

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. This repo helps you visualize your AWS workloads and highlight areas of cost.

Amazon QuickSight Embedding SDK

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. The code in this repo lets your embed Amazon QuickSight dashboards in your HTML.

AWS WAF Security Automations

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. This repo contains a solid set of AWS WAF rules for common web-based attacks.

Gluon TS (Time Series)

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. Gluon TS helps you create forecast models for time series data.

The Infinite Loop of Lost Potential

AWS re:Invent is always THE event in cloud. As 2021 draws to a close, what path will AWS set the cloud on. What new services, features, and tools will builders get to create with?

AWS Lambda Powertools (Python)

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. This post looks at the AWS Lambda Powertools for Python.

Can We Improve How Station X Processed Genomics Data on AWS in 2017?

In late 2017, Station X did an AWS “This is My Architecture” video. The video talks about how they built out a genomics processing pipeline on AWS.

AWS Deployment Framework

AWS Labs has a lot of open source code up on GitHub. This post looks at the AWS Deployment Framework.

Avoiding overload in distributed systems by putting the smaller service in control

The Amazon Builder’s Library is a great set of deep dive papers into the challenges with modern systems. This post looks at how Amazon balances system stability between control and data plane requests.

Automating safe, hands-off deployments

The Amazon Builder’s Library is a great set of deep dive papers into the challenges with modern systems. This post looks at how Amazon conducts hands-off deployments.

This One Mistake Will Stop a DevSecOps Shift Left Strategy Dead in Its Tracks

DevSecOps is the latest in a long line of buzzwords. The core makes sense: work on security earlier. But why isn’t this everywhere? Here’s the biggest mistakes teams are making trying to “do” DevSecOps.

Fairness in multi-tenant systems

The Amazon Builder’s Library is a great set of deep dive papers into the challenges with modern systems. This post highlights some of the challenges in dealing with multi-tenant systems.

Making retries safe with idempotent APIs

The Amazon Builder’s Library is a great set of deep dive papers into the challenges with modern systems. This post highlights some of the challenges that the retry pattern presents.

Can We Improve How Capital One Enforced Policies in AWS with Cloud Custodian in 2017?

In late 2017, Capital One did an AWS “This is My Architecture” video. The video talks about how they built Cloud Custodian and how that tool helps them enforce policies in the AWS Cloud.

Timeouts, retries, and backoff with jitter

The Amazon Builder’s Library is a great set of deep dive papers into the challenges with modern systems. This post highlights some of the challenges in dealing with failure at scale.

Machine Learning Best Practices for Public Sector Organizations

AWS has a huge library of fantastic resources. This post highlights the recently released whitepaper walking public sector organizations through machine learning best practices

AWS Serverless Multi-Tier Architectures with Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda

AWS has a huge library of fantastic resources. This post highlights the recently released whitepaper talking about serverless multi-tier architectures.

NIST Cybersecurity Framework

AWS has a huge library of fantastic resources. This post highlights the recently updated whitepaper aligning the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to AWS.

Reactive Systems on AWS

AWS has a huge library of fantastic resources. This post highlights the recently released whitepaper about building reactive systems on AWS.

Can We Improve How New Relic Built Their Terraform in 2017?

In late 2017, New Relic did an AWS “This is My Architecture” video. The video talks about how they setup their Terraform execution plans in a modular fashion. This provided the team some much needed flexibility when managing builds.

Practicing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery on AWS

AWS has a huge library of fantastic resources. This post highlights the recently updated whitepaper on building out a CI/CD practice in the AWS Cloud.

AWS re:Invent 2021

AWS re:Invent is always THE event in cloud. As 2021 draws to a close, what path will AWS set the cloud on. What new services, features, and tools will builders get to create with?

AWS re:Invent Announcements

Here’s what AWS announced leading up to and during AWS re:Invent 2021.

AWS re:Invent Security Attendee Guide 2021

Are you a security professional or a builder looking to learn more about security? This year, I wrote the official guide for security attendees to AWS re:Invent. Here’s what’s in it and why.

Can We Improve How CorpInfo handled IoT Events in 2017?

In late 2017, CorpInfo did an AWS “This is My Architecture” video. The video walks through how they handled a massive amount of events coming from various IoT devices they had deployed. Remember, this was before any of the AWS IoT-specific services!

Can We Improve How Civitas Learning Batch Processed PII in 2017?

In late 2017, Civitas Learning did an AWS “This is My Architecture” video. It was one of the first. The video walks through how they handled processing personally identifiable information at scale using batch processing.

Can We Improve How FT.com Got Developers To Focus on Costs in 2017?

In late 2017, the Finanical Times wanted to get developers to factor in cost to their designs. They created a gamified solution to help drive this change…and it worked.

Say What? Easily Transcribing Audio and Video Files Using the Google Cloud

We’re producing more audio and video than ever. But you can’t get the most out of that content until you transcribe it to text. In this stream we do that using the Google Cloud.

Can We Improve How Netflix Handled Failover Using DNS In 2017?

In late 2017, Netflix explained how they tackled the problem of failing over when disaster struck. Four years later, how well does that design hold up? What could we improve given the services and features available today?

Lessons in Designing Blast Radius The Hard Way; One Mistake Crashes Facebook For Hours

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are deeply integrating into many aspects of daily life for many communities and business. One networking misconfiguration reminded 3.5 billion users of just that.

Can We Improve How Lyft Handled Service Discovery on AWS In 2016?

In late 2016, Lyft demonstrated the service discovery engine they built on AWS. Five years later, how well does that design hold up? What could we improve given the services and features available today?

Building a command line version of Apple's Live Text using Google Cloud

Live Text is now available in iOS and iPad OS but not macOS. I try to fix that with the help of Google Cloud in this tiny cloud project.

How To Build Strong Security Guardrails in the AWS Cloud With Minimal Effort

Misconfigurations are the number one security concern in the cloud. Guardrails can help you prevent misconfigurations from happening. This talk shows you the principles behind sustainable, useful guardrails.

How To Run Just One Container With AWS App Runner…Hopefully

As a new user in the AWS Cloud, is AWS App Runner the service that’ll get your one container up and running quickly? This post explores that question.

How a New User Can Run Just One Container in the AWS Cloud…Maybe

As a new user in the AWS Cloud, what does it take to get one container up and running? What service do you user? How many steps are there? This post explores that question.

What AWS re:Inforce 2021 Means for Cloud Security…and Cybersecurity in General

The second installment of AWS re:Inforce was entirely virtual and gave a great view of the state of security in the AWS Cloud. Here’s what the event says security practices and how to set yours up for success.

TFiR: Does The Cloud Hold The Key To Security Nirvana?

A discussion about the evolution of security in the cloud. Security is now becoming a critical piece of a developer’s pipeline, what does that actually mean?

RSAC 2021

A purely digital RSAC 2021 kicks off looking back at a challenging year and to the challenges ahead for the security community.

Ten Years of Cloud Security

The AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) service turns 10 years old today. While it’s a fantastic service that keeps adding features, it really was the first step towards real cloud security.

What Do You Want To Learn?

I recently made a career move and it’s allowed me to re-double my efforts in the community. What do you want to learn about cloud and security?

Debunking 30 Enduring Myths of Cloud Security

No other technology revolution has induced more fear, uncertainty, and doubt for so long than the cloud. This post explores the “why” of it and more…

Super Feeds

It’s hard to keep track of all of the amazing content on the web. To help, I’ve created a few “super feeds” for your favourite RSS reader.

Adding Guardrails To A Cloud Account After The Fact

Setting a new cloud account well is reasonably simple, but what about accounts that are already active? Here are some tips to add guardrails after the fact.

AWS re:Invent 2020, Week Three

Week three of three (!) for AWS re:Invent 2020 kicks off and this post will be my “live blog” for the week. Check back often for reactions, news, and tips on how to get the most out of the week.

Mistakes Were Made. Lessons Were Learned

There’s always more than one way to solve a problem. That’s a big advantage of AWS, but it can also be overwhelming to deal with. You will make mistakes. That’s ok.

AWS re:Invent 2020, Week Two

Week two of three for AWS re:Invent 2020 kicks off and this post will be my “live blog” for the week. It will be neither “live” not probably completed this week. Check back often for reactions, news, and tips on how to get the most out of the week.

Building Event Driven Applications With Amazon EventBridge

Amazon EventBridge helps build loosely coupled applications that scale independently and makes it easier to integrate cloud-based applications and services.

Security Best Practices the AWS Well Architected Way

As you continually evolve your use of AWS products and services, it’s important to consider ways to improve your security posture and take advantage of new security services and features. This session shares architectural patterns for meeting common challenges, service quotas, and tips and tricks for continually evaluating your architecture against …

Monitoring Production Services at Amazon

To operate services, Amazon relies on having high-fidelity visibility into how its systems behave and the user experience, whether that’s using AWS services or shopping on Amazon.com. In this session, learn about Amazon’s never-ending journey for the perfect granularity of monitoring. This session covers the full spectrum of monitoring at Amazon, …

Andy Jassy Keynote, AWS Re:Invent 2020

Coverage of the keynote of AWS re:Invent 2020 where Andy Jassy delivers new services, features, and more.

AWS re:Invent 2020, Week One

Week one of three for AWS re:Invent 2020 kicks off and this post will be my “live blog” for the week. Check back often for reactions, news, and tips on how to get the most out of the week.

AWS re:Invent 2020

AWS re:Invent is always jam packed with new content. This post is a road map for my content during this three week virtual event.

AWS re:Invent Hot Takes

AWS launches a mountain of new features leading up to and during AWS re:Invent. Here’s the list of announcements for 2020 and my perspective on a lot of them that I think will help you build better.

The Ultimate Guide to AWS re:Invent 2020

AWS re:Invent is the best conference in cloud. This post lays out what you need to know to get the most out of the 2020 edition of this amazing event.

2020 AWS re:Invent Ultimate Guide

AWS re:Invent is the best conference in cloud. This year it’s an entirely virtual experience spread over 3 weeks. This post will help you get the most of out the event. (Updates regularly)

Applying the Well-Architected Framework, Small Edition

The Well-Architected Framework is a set of principles that can help you find the ideal build for the problem at hand…regardless of the size of that problem. This post walks you through the application of the framework to a small problem but delivers big returns.

Mornings With Mark

Mornings With Mark streamed regularly throughout 2018 and 2019. Speaking to issues around technology, security, and privacy, this short (5—9 min.) casual show helps viewers understand recent events and releases in tech.

Mornings With Mark

Mornings With Mark streamed regularly throughout 2018 and 2019. Speaking to issues around technology, security, and privacy, this short (5—9 min.) casual show helps viewers understand recent events and releases in tech.

Mornings With Mark

Mornings With Mark streamed regularly throughout 2018 and 2019. Speaking to issues around technology, security, and privacy, this short (5—9 min.) casual show helps viewers understand recent events and releases in tech.

The Unicorn Project Through a Security Lens

The Unicorn Project is the latest book from Gene Kim, one of the leaders of the DevOps movement. The book focuses on developer enablement and culture. What does this have to do with cloud security? Everything.

The cloud is an amplifier. It lets teams do more with less. This innovative and fast-paced approach creates a mountain of security …

Let's Talk Cloud - Season 2

The second series of my live streaming series for Trend Micro. In it,I speak to various cloud leaders about what’s happening in cloud.

Cloud Madness

A Cloud Guru is hosting Cloud Madness. Thirty two cloud services face-off over four rounds but only one will be crowned the champion. Here’s my completed bracket and reasonable for my picks.

Let's Talk Cloud - Season 1

In this live streaming series for Trend Micro, I speak to various cloud leaders about what’s happening in cloud.

Strong Security Made Simple

Organizations struggle with extending their security practices to the cloud. Traditional approaches don’t work, and new cloud-only practices duplicate work for an already overtaxed team. The goal of cybersecurity is simple: to ensure that what you build works as intended and only as intended. This session teaches you how the AWS Cloud Adoption …

3 Years of Serverless Security

Serverless architectures help you and your team focus almost entirely on delivering business value. They also break almost every existing security technique. I’ve been actively researching serverless security for a while now, here’s what I’ve learned over the past three years.

The Sky Is Falling Run

Cybersecurity is topic that comes up regularly as something you have to do…or should do…or are forced to look at by your security team. But why? There have been reports of serverless threats. Rumours of traditional security issues that should keep you up at night. Is any of it real?

When new technologies are adopted, cybersecurity implementations …

Advanced Security Automation Made Simple

Security is often misunderstood and addressed in the last stages of a build. Operationally, it’s ignored until there is an emergency. In this talk, we review several advanced security processes and discuss how too easily automate them using common tools in the AWS Cloud.

This approach helps you and your team increase the security of your build …

The Ultimate Guide to AWS re:Invent 2019

AWS re:Invent is the best conference in cloud. This post lays out what you need to know to get the most out of the 2019 edition of this amazing event.

Serverless Is An Ops Model

Serverless architectures are a fantastic solution to a lot—not all—design challenge. The benefits they bring are substantial and they can reduce the overall ops and development burden for a lot of teams. But when we’re talking about serverless, are we all talking about the same thing?

Stadia & Secure Access Design

Google recently announced a new, all-in-the-cloud gaming service called Stadia. For gaming fans, there’s a lot of potential that—fingers crossed—hopefully pans out.

But the design of the system is an implementation of a pattern we use in securing high sensitivity data as well.

Has this pattern’s time finally arrived?

Cloud Costs & Security

A recent survey from RightScale showed a lot of confusion around cloud computing costs. The common take away? Organizations are surprised at how high their cloud bills are. Similarly, the community was surprised at the size of Lyft’s commitment to AWS (around 8 million per month).

But the root of this problem isn’t what you think.

Amazon Alexa Everywhere

Amazon announced a host of new “Alexa enabled” devices last week. What are the implications for your privacy at home?

Security in Devops

The DevOps movement is the single biggest opportunity security teams have had in a long time. The goal of DevOps is speed and innovation. That goal can be achieved with systems and automation: why not fully integrate security at the same time for a win-win?

The Ultimate Guide to AWS re:Invent 2018

AWS re:Invent is the best conference in cloud. This post lays out what you need to know to get the most out of the 2018 edition of this amazing event.

AWS San Francisco Summit 2018 Recap

All the news and notes from the 2018 AWS Summit in San Francisco

Working With Data

There’s a lack of easy-to-use tools for “average” users to analyze their data. In today’s world, that means something.

Voice Interfaces

Voice is going to play a huge role in the future. What are the security and privacy challenges?

The Ultimate Guide to Your First AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent is the best conference in cloud. This post lays out what you need to know to get the most out of your first time at this amazing show.

4 Principles for Hybrid Cloud Success

Four principles to help you navigate a cloud migration and the realities of hybrid cloud.

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of AWS re:Invent 2016

AWS re:Invent is the best conference in cloud. This post gives you the top five things to focus on to get the most out of the 2016 edition.

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of AWS re:Invent 2015

AWS re:Invent is the best conference in cloud. This post gives you the top five things to focus on to get the most out of the 2015 edition.

Exploring AWS Lambda

Great content from @marknca

Shared Responsibility Examples: Shellshock

The shared responsibility model defines how the cloud works. This post examines how Shellshock impacts that model.

Shared Responsibility Examples: POODLE

Recent vulnerability “POODLE” demonstrates how the shared responsibility model helps reduce your security workload.

Shared Responsibility Examples: The Re:Boot

The shared responsibility model is simple to explain but challenging to implement. This post examines how the models works for the latest Xen hypervisor bug.

AWS Expands to Frankfurt

AWS continues to expand it’s global network with the opening of a new region in Frankfurt, Germany.

Cloud Security: Shared Responsibility in Action

Great content from @marknca

Automating Security on Azure

Microsoft hosted it’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference and the focus on was Microsoft Azure. I delivered a talk focused on how to automate security operations in Azure.

The Code Spaces Nightmare

Code Spaces is the worst case scenario. A simple misconfiguration in the cloud cost them their business.

A Pragmatic Approach to Scaling Security in the Cloud

Cloud computing is more than just fast self-service of virtual infrastructure. Developers and admins are looking for ways to provision and manage at scale.

Security on Azure

How does security work in the Azure cloud? This post lays out the basics.

Getting Up to Speed on Azure

Microsoft Build 2014 kicks off a new era for Microsoft. One that will (hopefully) transform the company and focus on building out their cloud; Azure.

AWS Summit San Francisco 2014

As AWS opened their summit series for 2014, 5000+ people packed into the Moscone Center. There was a ton of energy in the air and I got to talk about updating security operations for the cloud.

Security Operations: The Big Picture

What does a modern security practice look like in the cloud? How do each of the area change?

Updating Forensics for the Cloud

Forensics is an area that’s often lacking in corporate environments. Few people have time to truly dig into an incident after it’s been resolved. Can we make forensics easier in the cloud?

Updating Network Security Monitoring for the Cloud

Network security monitoring is changing dramatically in the cloud as more and more responsibilities are shifted to the Cloud Service Provider. How should your team adjust?

Updating Incident Response for the Cloud

Incident response is often overlooked by everyone outside of the security team. In the cloud, automation and cooperation reign supreme.

Updating Security Operations for the Cloud

The cloud is a fantastic opportunity to improve your security posture…but only if you update how you handle operations.

Changes in the Cloud Discussion

The cloud security discussion has changed from ‘should we’ to ‘how do we’. Here are the top issues you should be tackling.