Tips for a Successful AWS re:Invent 2018

AWS re:invent is less than a month away, but if you’re like most IT and security professionals you have your hands full. This year we’re sharing some tips for AWS re:Invent that will help you take advantage of great online…

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Best Practices for Securing Amazon EC2

As enterprises move applications from traditional data centers to a public or hybrid cloud , their legacy security model also needs to change to support the new environment. For example, in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment, AWS is responsible…

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F1000 Biotech Firm, Bio-Rad, Selects CloudPassage

Bio-Rad Laboratories, a $2.2B Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics leader whose history spans more than six decades will secure critical cloud assets with Halo Cloud Secure! Given the nature of Bio-Rad’s business, securing cloud assets in Microsoft Azure is a…

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Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit is nearly here!

The 2017 Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit is nearly here! We’re especially excited for this year’s summit because from June 12 – 15, we’ll be showcasing a booth and headlining a speaking session that you won’t want to miss….

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Rapid transformation in computing – IaaS market trends

We are currently witnessing a huge transformation in how computing is done, with on-premises infrastructure being steadily and rapidly replaced by cloud infrastructure. If smartphones were the technology story of the last decade, then Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) may very well be…

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CloudPassage Halo update — Making PCI Easier

We’re happy to announce a CloudPassage Halo update! In this release we’ve focused on simplifying customers’ compliance efforts, deepening integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) using EC2 metadata, and increasing the accuracy of known software vulnerabilities detection for the Microsoft…

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Security Breaks DevOps – Here’s How to Fix It

The concepts of communication, collaboration, abstraction, automation and orchestration are cornerstones of the rapidly growing DevOps movement. At the same time reliance on virtualized infrastructure and Infrastructure-as-a-Service has exploded, making manual provisioning and management simply not feasible anymore; it takes…

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Alternative Chains Certificate Forgery

On Thursday, July 9th the OpenSSL Project Team released a security advisory with the details and the patched versions of OpenSSL affected by the vulnerability called the “Alternative chains certificate forgery” (CVE-2015-1793). The team had announced on their OpenSSL-announce mailing…

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Application Membership Control with CloudPassage Halo

Let’s face it- nobody’s production environment is completely pristine and secure.  Ideally, we try to embrace security as a cultural component or state of mind, and we create processes to cover our asse(t)s and hope that we don’t hobble our productivity in…

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