Tag: Security

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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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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  • blog digest
  • Certifications
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  • 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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  • Certifications
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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
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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
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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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  • AWS
  • instance security
  • Security
  • security groups

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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  • Cybersecurity
  • Security

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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  • AWS
  • cloud security
  • DevOps
  • DevSecOps
  • Security

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

Popular Articles

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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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  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Microservices
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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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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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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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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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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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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  • Cloud Computing
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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  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Kubernetes
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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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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
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  • Cloud Migration