Continuous Monitoring in the Cloud
June 01, 2018, Michael Pitcher, Vice President, Technical Cyber Services, Coalfire Federal
I recently spoke at the Cloud Security Alliance’s Federal Summit on the topic “Continuous Monitoring / Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Concepts in the Cloud.” As government has moved and will continue to move to the cloud, it is becoming increasingly important to ensure continuous monitoring goals are met in this environment.
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner: A Valuable Certification for Professionals in Non-Technical Roles
May 16, 2018, Jennifer Tonisson, Partner Marketing Manager, Technology & Cloud, Coalfire
Within the past year, AWS unveiled what is arguably one of the best programs they have ever offered to non-technical professionals in the AWS Partner Network (APN): the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification. The program, which is especially valuable for those in sales or marketing roles, doesn’t offer any high-tech products or services for selling or marketing AWS. Instead, it offers a learning path and a certification that is intended to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively demonstrate an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud.
Cloud Security Governance - Optimizing the Business Benefits of Security in the Cloud
May 02, 2018, Michael Addo-Yobo, Managing Principal, Cyber Risk Advisory, Coalfire
Enterprises are increasingly pursuing the business advantages of migrating technology platforms and services into the cloud environment leveraging one or more of the three main cloud service areas – Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).
Sleuthing the Cloud: The Challenges of Forensics in Cloud Environments
April 04, 2018, Robert Meekins, Director, Forensics, Coalfire
More and more companies are embracing Cloud computing for the practicality, efficiency, and economy of outsourcing the housing, maintenance, and monitoring of applications and their associated infrastructure to a third-party provider.
She Powers Tech
December 01, 2017, Jennifer Tonisson, Partner Marketing Manager, Technology & Cloud, Coalfire
November 28th at the Venetian in Las Vegas, AWS re:INVENT held an important session that could shape the future of technology. The sold-out session, SHE POWERS TECH: Women Supporting Women in Tech, filled a ballroom with 500 women in technology and a few men who were interested in the topic. Sandy Carter, Vice President of Amazon Web Services, spoke about the importance of women supporting women in technology.
Getting cert-y with all-5 AWS certs
July 12, 2017, Jeremy Gibbons, AWS Channel Lead, Coalfire
I thought my recent experience achieving all five (5) AWS certs might be helpful to others in the community that are looking to do the same. However, this blog isn’t meant to stand on its own, and I encourage everyone interested in going for all 5 certs to read other blogs posts too.
AWS Public Sector Summit 2017: Cloud Super Powers and Security
June 16, 2017, Marshall England, Industry Marketing Director, Technology & Cloud
Coalfire recently returned from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Summit, held in Washington, D.C., which addresses some of the most pressing issues today’s leaders face around security, governance and compliance, and more. While Coalfire has attended the show in the past, we were especially amazed at how strong of a conference this year was. The crowd totaled more than 10,000 attendees – up from 50 at the first Public Sector Summit only eight years ago.
AWS releases PCI DSS Quick Start for Deploying PCI DSS In-Scope Workloads
May 24, 2016, Communications Team, Coalfire
In the next step to help customers adopt their platform for PCI, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has released their PCI DSS Quick Start program. The PCI DSS Quick Start program is the next evolution of cloud providers developing tools for rapid deployment of standardized configurations to drive adoption in heavily regulated industries. The Quick Start program was wholly developed by AWS field teams to help provide guidance on reference architectures, configuration and tools to rapidly deploy the guidance.