Meanwhile in Security

Meanwhile in Security

Cloud security is a minefield of news that assumes the word "Security" is lurking somewhere in your job description. It doesn't have to be this way. Weekly cloud security news for people with other jobs to do. Cloud Security For Humans.

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September 2, 2021 9 min

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  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Vulnerability Exposed Thousands of Databases: https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/microsoft-azure-cloud-vulnerability-exposed-thousands-of-databases
  • Google, Amazon, Microsoft Share New Security Efforts After White House Summit: https://www.darkreading.com/operations/google-amazon-microsoft-share-new-security-efforts-post-white-house-summit
  • New Data-Driven Study Reveals 40% of SaaS Data Access is Unmanag...
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    August 19, 2021 10 min

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  • AWS Cancels re:Inforce Security Conference in Houston Due to COVID-19: https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/aws-cancels-re-inforce-security-conference-in-houston-due-to-covid-19
  • Cloud-native security benefits and use cases: https://searchcloudsecurity.techtarget.com/tip/cloud-native-security-benefits-and-use-cases
  • The state of cloud security: IaC becomes priority one: https://techbeacon.com/security/state-cloud-security-iac-beco...
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    August 12, 2021 9 min

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  • Cloud Security Basics CIOs and CTOs Should Know: https://www.informationweek.com/cloud/cloud-security-basics-cios-and-ctos-should-know/a/d-id/1341578?
  • Spring 2021 PCI DSS report now available with nine services added in scope: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/security/spring-2021-pci-dss-report-now-available-with-nine-services-added-in-scope/
  • Top 5 Benefits of Cloud Infrastructure Security: https://www.kratikal.com/blog/top-5-...
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    August 5, 2021 10 min

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  • 4 Factors that Should Be Part of Your Cybersecurity Strategy: https://www.csoonline.com/article/3625254/4-factors-that-should-be-part-of-your-cybersecurity-strategy.html
  • Software Bill of Materials’—not just good for security, good for business: https://thehill.com/opinion/cybersecurity/564787-software-bill-of-materials-not-just-good-for-security-good-for-business
  • Third Party Security Failure Caused 1 TB Data Breach at Saud...
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    July 29, 2021 8 min

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  • What does it Take to Secure Containers?: https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/what-does-it-take-to-secure-containers-
  • Critical ICS vulnerabilities can be exploited through leading cloud-management platforms: https://threatpost.com/industrial-networks-exposed-cloud-operational-tech/168024/
  • Kaseya Obtains Universal Decryptor for REvil Ransomware: https://threatpost.com/kaseya-universal-decryptor-revil-ransomware/168070/
  • Kubern...
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  • How to Bridge On-Premises and Cloud Identity: https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities—threats/how-to-bridge-on-premises-and-cloud-identity-/a/d-id/1341512
  • How AWS is helping EU customers navigate the new normal for data protection: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/security/how-aws-is-helping-eu-customers-navigate-the-new-normal-for-data-protection/
  • Cloud security should never be a developer issue: https://www.securitymagaz...
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    July 15, 2021 9 min

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  • Fake Amazon cloud service AWS InfiniDash quickly goes viral: https://siliconangle.com/2021/07/05/fake-amazon-cloud-service-aws-infinidash-quickly-goes-viral/
  • 7 Unconventional Pieces of Password Wisdom: https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/7-unconventional-pieces-of-password-wisdom/d/d-id/1341400
  • Pentagon Cancels Disputed JEDI Cloud Contract With Microsoft: https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2021-07-0...
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  • Cyber insurance isn’t helping with cybersecurity, and it might be making the ransomware crisis worse, say researchers: https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-has-become-an-existential-threat-that-means-cyber-insurance-is-about-to-change/
  • House lawmakers introduce bill to increase American awareness of cyber threats: https://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/560077-house-lawmakers-introduce-bill-to-increase-american-awarene...
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  • Cybersecurity industry reacts as antivirus pioneer John McAfee found dead: https://www.csoonline.com/article/3623188/cybersecurity-industry-reacts-as-antivirus-pioneer-john-mcafee-found-dead.html
  • Storms & Silver Linings: Avoiding the Dangers of Cloud Migration: https://beta.darkreading.com/cloud/storms-silver-linings-avoiding-the-dangers-of-cloud-migration
  • 7 ways technical debt increases security risk: https://www.csoo...
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    June 24, 2021 8 min

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    Jesse: Welcome to Meanwhile in Security where I, your host Jesse Trucks, guides you to better security in the cloud.

    Announcer: If your mean time to WTF for a security alert is more than a minute, it’s time to look at Lacework. Lacework will help you get your security act together for everything from compliance service configurations to container app relationships, all without the need for PhDs in AWS to write the rules. I...

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    Jesse Trucks is the Minister of Magic at Splunk, where he consults on security and compliance program designs and develops Splunk architectures for security use cases, among other things. He brings more than 20 years of experience in tech to this role, having previously worked as director of security and compliance at Peak Hosting, a staff member at freenode, a cybersecurity engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a systems ...

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    June 10, 2021 9 min

    Jesse Trucks is the Minister of Magic at Splunk, where he consults on security and compliance program designs and develops Splunk architectures for security use cases, among other things. He brings more than 20 years of experience in tech to this role, having previously worked as director of security and compliance at Peak Hosting, a staff member at freenode, a cybersecurity engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a systems ...

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    June 3, 2021 8 min

    Jesse Trucks is the Minister of Magic at Splunk, where he consults on security and compliance program designs and develops Splunk architectures for security use cases, among other things. He brings more than 20 years of experience in tech to this role, having previously worked as director of security and compliance at Peak Hosting, a staff member at freenode, a cybersecurity engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a systems ...

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    Jesse Trucks is the Minister of Magic at Splunk, where he consults on security and compliance program designs and develops Splunk architectures for security use cases, among other things. He brings more than 20 years of experience in tech to this role, having previously worked as director of security and compliance at Peak Hosting, a staff member at freenode, a cybersecurity engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a systems ...

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    Jesse Trucks is the Minister of Magic at Splunk, where he consults on security and compliance program designs and develops Splunk architectures for security use cases, among other things. He brings more than 20 years of experience in tech to this role, having previously worked as director of security and compliance at Peak Hosting, a staff member at freenode, a cybersecurity engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a systems ...

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    Jesse Trucks is the Minister of Magic at Splunk, where he consults on security and compliance program designs and develops Splunk architectures for security use cases, among other things. He brings more than 20 years of experience in tech to this role, having previously worked as director of security and compliance at Peak Hosting, a staff member at freenode, a cybersecurity engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a systems ...

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    May 11, 2021 30 sec
    Cloud security is a minefield of news that assumes the word "Security" is lurking somewhere in your job description. It doesn't have to be this way. Weekly cloud security news for people with other jobs to do. Cloud Security For Humans.
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    Jesse Trucks is the Minister of Magic at Splunk, where he consults on security and compliance program designs and develops Splunk architectures for security use cases, among other things. He brings more than 20 years of experience in tech to this role, having previously worked as director of security and compliance at Peak Hosting, a staff member at freenode, a cybersecurity engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a systems ...

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    April 29, 2021 9 min

    Jesse Trucks is the Minister of Magic at Splunk, where he consults on security and compliance program designs and develops Splunk architectures for security use cases, among other things. He brings more than 20 years of experience in tech to this role, having previously worked as director of security and compliance at Peak Hosting, a staff member at freenode, a cybersecurity engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a systems ...

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