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The Evolution of Serverless, Part 1: From Microservices to Containers

Nov 7, 2018 8:03:37 AM / by Anatoly Aliev posted in serverless, cloud security, workload protection

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The post is part one of a blog series on the evolution of serverless security. The process of building applications has changed over time. Today, applications are designed to make use of multiple public clouds in addition to on-premises IT resources. They are also designed to use microservices, containers, and serverless. Each of these steps has been part of the evolution of application design, moving us towards applications that are inextricably interwoven with the infrastructure and workload automation software that controls the applications themselves.

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What Is ChatOps and How Does It Scale Up Cloud Security?

Oct 18, 2018 3:43:35 AM / by Elad Ishay posted in devsecops, cloud security, Slack, chatops

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Here’s a recent scenario: an organization’s  security team receives an alert from the monitoring system on their Slack channel with the content below:


AWS Account : SomeCompany_Development

IAM User : joel.burns@company.com

AWS API : AllowSecurityGroupIngress

Source IP Address : xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

Security Group ID : sg-4fxxx4dx

Security Group Region : us-east-2

IP Protocol : tcp

From : 22

To : 22

IPRange : 0.0.0.0/0

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Micro-segmentation for Better Cloud Security

Oct 10, 2018 5:20:56 AM / by Tal Rom posted in cloud security, Micro segmentation, workload protection

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Micro-segmentation is an emerging practice that is quickly becoming a critical facet of cloud security. Its objective is not only to prevent compromise, but also to deal with what happens after compromise occurs. The purpose of micro-segmentation is to isolate applications and services from one another in order to prevent attackers from achieving their goalseven if they succeed in initially breaching the organization’s IT defenses.

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Embedding Developers Know-how as Security Policy

Sep 5, 2018 7:43:11 AM / by Tal Rom posted in devsecops, cloud security, kubernetes

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Deploying workloads in cloud environments comes with many benefits for businesses in terms of time to market, scalability, cost reduction and ease of use.

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Knative Trifecta: Kubernetes, Serverless and Istio Service-mesh

Aug 8, 2018 1:03:00 PM / by Karine Regev posted in serverless, devsecops, cloud security, kubernetes

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Trifecta: a variation of the perfecta in which a bettor wins by selecting the first three finishers of a race in the correct order of finish source

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Cloud Security - Learning the Basics

Aug 7, 2018 7:51:33 AM / by Tal Rom posted in cloud security

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This is the third post in a series focused on cloud security fundamentals.

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Cloud Network Management and Security

Jul 26, 2018 4:31:48 AM / by Tal Rom posted in cloud security

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The post is part two of a blog series on cloud security basics and fundamentals. In this instalment, cloud network management and security are addressed.

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Cloud Security and the Shared Responsibility Model

Jul 4, 2018 12:47:48 PM / by Ranny Nachmias posted in cloud security

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The post is part of three-part blog series on cloud security basics and fundamentals. In this installment, cloud security and the shared responsibility model are addressed.

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AWS Security Best Practices (+ Free white paper to download)

Jun 20, 2018 12:57:14 PM / by Elad Ishay posted in AWS, cloud security, security services

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Security is critical to any organization. In the tech world, security can be defined as a set of controls and policies that protect and secure applications, data, and the technological infrastructures they operate on. In this blog we will be looking at the most common AWS security best practices.  

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