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AWS Security: Bastion Host, NAT instances and VPC Peering

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Stuart Scott
October 16, 2019

Effective security requires close control over your data and resources. Bastion hosts, NAT instances, and VPC peering can help you secure your AWS ...

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Cybersecurity Lessons from the Biggest Data Breaches of the Decade

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Erika Singer
October 15, 2019

With an increasing number of products and services being dependent on the internet, consumers entrust more and more of their personal information t...

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  • Cybersecurity
  • data breaches

AWS Security Groups: Instance Level Security

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Stuart Scott
September 27, 2019

Instance security requires that you fully understand AWS security groups, along with patching responsibility, key pairs, and various tenancy option...

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  • instance security
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  • security groups

Cybersecurity vs. Information Security: Is There a Difference?

Saurabh Hooda
Saurabh Hooda
September 26, 2019

Is there really a difference between cybersecurity and information security? Although these two terms are often used interchangeably, there are qui...

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  • Cybersecurity
  • information security

7 Key Cybersecurity Threats to Cloud Computing

Chester Avey
Chester Avey
September 10, 2019

When businesses consider cloud computing, one of the major advantages often cited is the fact that it can make your business more secure. In fact, ...

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  • Security

How to Prepare for the (ISC)² CISSP Certification

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Stuart Scott
August 20, 2019

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), also known as (ISC)²,  is one of the most globally recognized certifications in th...

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  • (ISC)²
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CISSP
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DevSecOps: How to Secure DevOps Environments

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Adam Hawkins
August 9, 2019

Security has been a friction point when discussing DevOps. This stems from the assumption that DevOps teams move too fast to handle security concer...

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  • cloud security
  • DevOps
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Top 10 Things Cybersecurity Professionals Need to Know

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Paola Di Pietro
July 19, 2019

There has been an increase in data breaches over the recent years. With almost 143 million Americans who have had their data compromised in data br...

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  • Azure
  • cyber security
  • Security

AWS Control Tower & VPC Traffic Mirroring

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Stuart Scott
June 27, 2019

AWS re:Inforce 2019 is a two-day conference for security, identity, and compliance learning and community building. This year's keynote, presented ...

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  • re:Inforce 2019
  • traffic mirroring
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Getting Started With Site Reliability Engineering

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Adam Hawkins
December 12, 2018

Much has been written and discussed about SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) from what it is, how to do it, and how it's the same (or different) as...

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  • DevOps
  • SRE

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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery —  cloud-based or local — is up to you. But you’ll definitely want...

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Andrew Larkin
— June 6, 2019

The 11 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing. As the market leader and most ma...

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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— June 18, 2019

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers 11 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— October 18, 2018

Microservices Architecture: Advantages and Drawbacks

Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Microservices have become increasingly popular over the past few years. The modular architectural style,...

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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache? FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have config...

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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS works While we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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Stuart Scott
— July 26, 2019

How to Use & Install the AWS CLI

What is the AWS CLI? | The AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) is for managing your AWS services from a terminal session on your own client, allowing you to control and configure multiple AWS services and implement a level of automation. If you’ve been using AWS for some time and feel...

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John Chell
— June 13, 2019

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some clear benefits: Increases marketability to employers Provides solid credentials in a growing industry (with projected growth of as much as 70 percent in five years) Market anal...

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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements Introduction What are the prerequisites and requirements to start learning Cloud Computing? This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the Prerequisites to learning  Cloud Computing. This was a question I got a thousan...

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  • Cloud Computing
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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations dri...

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  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
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Stuart Scott
— October 16, 2019

AWS Security: Bastion Host, NAT instances and VPC Peering

Effective security requires close control over your data and resources. Bastion hosts, NAT instances, and VPC peering can help you secure your AWS infrastructure. Welcome to part four of my AWS Security overview. In part three, we looked at network security at the subnet level. This ti...

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