Operations Security

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In the last decade, the nature and complexity of security attacks have increased tremendously. From simple attacks, which focused on hacking exposed web pages, we have evolved to stealthy attacks, which focus on the hacker staying hidden for years on end inside the victim’s network with the sole purpose of stealing data.

This lesson provides you with an overview of operations security and how you can use it to mitigate the risks facing cloud-based infrastructure.

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Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basics of cloud security.
  • Learn about operations security techniques
  • Understand how to manage the vulnerability of your systems and applications.
  • Learn how to monitor and respond to events and security incidents.

Intended Audience

  • Solutions architects
  • Data engineers
  • Security engineers
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to secure their cloud infrastructure

Pre-requisites

To get the most out of this Lesson, you should already have a good understanding of cloud infrastructure and operations. Basic knowledge of IT security would also be beneficial.

About the Author
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Vish Chidambaram, opens in a new tab
Enterprise Security Leader
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Vish Chidambaram is an award-winning enterprise security leader with 18+ years of experience, skilled in areas spanning Automation, Security Operation Analytics and Reporting, Threat Management Life cycle, Agile/DevOps environments, SaaS/Cloud security, Business Development/Consulting, Program Management and more. Most recently Vish was the CISO at Rubicon Project, which is a SaaS based ad marketplace. Here he was responsible for securing a high performance SaaS platform with 40 billion transactions per day. He pioneered the integration of security in DevOps, by using automation, orchestration and machine learning tools. He is passionate about teaching security and believes staying current is particularly relevant in the security industry. He also mentors security professionals and advises them through career transitions. Details can be found at datacoreacademy.com or get in touch by writing to info@datacoreacademy.com. His LinkedIn page can be found at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vish-chidambaram/

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