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Cloud Security July 31, 2017

How To Become HIPAA Compliant in Amazon Web Services

HIPAA compliance is a cornerstone for protecting sensitive patient data in hospital information systems. From a compliance management perspective, HIPAA can be a tedious framework to work with. Turning the requirements into hard rules isn’t…

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Cloud Security July 26, 2017

5 Recent Data Breaches from Hell, and Why You Need to Lock Down Your Public Cloud Data NOW

According to Gartner, 95 percent of the security failures in public cloud environments through 2020 will be the customer’s fault rather than the cloud service provider’s. As businesses continue to migrate production workloads and valuable…

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Cloud Security July 10, 2017

Why Prevention Is Essential for Public Cloud Security – Or, Don’t Forget the Umbrella

At the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in National Harbor, Sid Deshpande, a Gartner security analyst, talked about how organizations are most willing to spend on information security immediately after a breach. In doing…

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Cloud Security May 31, 2017

Security Bites: Finding (and Protecting Against) Exposed AWS S3 Buckets

This is the first in a series of short, ‘pragmatic’ cloud security posts. This time we’ll be covering AWS S3 Buckets. Intro AWS S3 is a very popular cloud based file / object storage service.…

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Cloud Security March 8, 2017

Introducing Cloud Formation Simulator Tool

AWS CloudFormation Templates (CFT) are designed to simplify deployment and management on AWS. CFTs have come a long way from being a declarative infrastructure blueprint. Power users of AWS CloudFormation now create CFTs which act…

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Cloud Security February 28, 2017

Dome9 Integration With Slack

Properly logging and storing your security access logs is always important, and Dome9 logs are no exception to this. Through our SNS integration, customers are already able to take events and push them into the…

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Cloud Security February 12, 2017

The Quest for Software Defined Cloud Governance – Introducing GSL

Preface The missing piece – Customization First try – General Purpose Language (aka Internal DSL) Next try – External DSL Meet Dome9 GSL – Governance Specification Language The language syntax The domain model Execution Engine…

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Cloud Security February 8, 2017

Announcing The Birth of Software-Defined Governance

Last September, Dome9 announced the availability of the new Dome9 Compliance Engine that radically simplifies tracking, reporting and enforcement of compliance and security best practices in the public cloud. The Compliance Engine automates data gathering…

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Cloud Security January 18, 2017

Embedding Keys in Code: A Bad Idea Just Got Worse

If you need any further justification to avoid embedding AWS credentials in code (hint: you really shouldn’t) – have a look at Truffle Hog.  It’s an open source project that searches for keys containing high-entropy…

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Cloud Security January 17, 2017

Dome9 Brings Best-in-Class Security Intelligence to Microsoft Azure

Dome9 Brings Trademark Security Intelligence To Microsoft Azure We’re excited to share with you that today Dome9 Security announced native, agentless support for Microsoft Azure, the second such infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform to benefit from the…

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