Tag: Security

VPN Encryption: How to Find the Best Solution

Wendy Dessler
Wendy Dessler
July 17, 2020

Each day there are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created. People in all corners of the earth use the internet all day, every day. When we browse so...

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  • Encryption
  • IPsec
  • Security
  • VPN

Blog Digest: Which Certifications Should I Get?, The 12 Microsoft Azure Certifications, 6 Ways to Prevent a Data Breach, and More

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
July 16, 2020

The Cloud Academy Monthly Blog Digest keeps you up-to-date on the latest technology trends and best practices on AWS, Google Cloud, Security, DevOp...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • blog digest
  • Certifications
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  • OWASP
  • OWASP Top 10
  • Security
  • VPCs

6 Ways to Prevent a Data Breach 

Bea Potter
Bea Potter
June 10, 2020

The cloud is a new territory for the digital world. But with all of its benefits, there also come risks and dangers. If your business depends on th...

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  • data breach
  • Security

Blog Digest: 5 Reasons to Get AWS Certified, OWASP Top 10, Getting Started with VPCs, Top 10 Soft Skills, and More

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
June 2, 2020

The Cloud Academy Monthly Blog Digest keeps you up-to-date on the latest technology trends and best practices on AWS, Google Cloud, Security, DevOp...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • blog digest
  • Certifications
  • Cloud Academy
  • OWASP
  • OWASP Top 10
  • Security
  • VPCs

OWASP Top 10 Vulnerabilities

Vijayakumar Athithan
Vijayakumar Athithan
May 8, 2020

Over the last few years, more than 10,000 Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) vulnerabilities have been reported into the Common Vulnerab...

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  • Machine Learning
  • OWASP
  • OWASP Top 10
  • Security

Blog Digest: AWS Breaking News, Azure DevOps, AWS Study Guide, 8 Ways to Prevent a Ransomware Attack, and More

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
April 30, 2020

The Cloud Academy Monthly Blog Digest keeps you up-to-date on the latest technology trends and best practices on AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud, and ...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • blog digest
  • Certifications
  • Cloud Academy
  • programming
  • Security

8 Ways to Protect Your Data From a Ransomware Attack

Daniel William
Daniel William
April 15, 2020

Ransomware attacks have continued to grow both in scope and audacity over the past several years. This type of malware has become one of the big...

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  • attacks
  • data
  • ransomware
  • Security

Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: How Do AWS Certifications Increase Your Employability, How to Become a Microsoft Certified Azure Data Engineer, and more

Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
March 17, 2020

The Cloud Academy Monthly Blog Digest keeps you up-to-date on the latest technology trends and best practices on AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud, and ...

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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • blog digest
  • Certifications
  • Cloud Academy
  • programming
  • Security

Azure Security: Best Practices You Need to Know

Orion Withrow
Orion Withrow
December 17, 2019

When it comes to Azure Security best practices, where do you begin? In a lot of ways, Azure is very similar to any other data center. But with that...

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  • Azure
  • azure best practices
  • azure security center
  • Security

Cloud Computing Solutions: 7 Trends for the Future

Chester Avey
Chester Avey
November 7, 2019

The world of cloud computing is in a state of flux. Not long ago, the cloud was considered an emerging technology, known only to IT specialists. To...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • internet of everything
  • multi-cloud
  • Security
  • SEO

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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
— March 20, 2020

The 12 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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Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— November 13, 2019

Advantages and Disadvantages of Microservices Architecture

What are microservices? Let's start our discussion by setting a foundation of what microservices are. Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). ...

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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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Stuart Scott
— April 27, 2020

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020, though you can still take SAA-C01 through July 1, 2020. This post will focus on version SAA-C02. The AWS...

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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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  • AWS
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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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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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  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— January 23, 2020

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn 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 was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Continuous Learning
Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 6, 2019

Google Cloud vs AWS: A Comparison (or can they be compared?)

The "Google Cloud vs AWS" argument used to be a common discussion among our members, but is this still really a thing? You may already know that there are three major players in the public cloud platforms arena: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)...

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  • AWS
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Kubernetes
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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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  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Cloud Migration
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Thomas Mitchell
— July 14, 2017

How I Prepared for the 70-533 Azure Exam

I have been an IT Professional for over two decades.  In that time, I have seen and experienced many changes in the IT landscape. Such changes included the move away from Novell to a fledgling company called Microsoft, the shift to something called Active Directory, and the explosion of...

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