5 Common DNS Attacks

The Domain Name System (DNS) security directly impacts both end users and service providers, as the system’s critical nature makes it a sought-after target for those attempting to compromise or disrupt Internet services via DNS attacks.   DNS is the…

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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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Who’s responsible for security in AWS?

One of the biggest questions to be answered as enterprises migrate to AWS is, who’s responsible for security? The AWS shared responsibility model for security is a must-read for security and compliance practitioners starting their AWS journey. AWS does provide…

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A look at CloudPassage Halo and Amazon Inspector

As much as we’d enjoy not facing competition, the fact remains that other companies endeavor to provide some of the same services we do. Let’s just say that some of these companies are small, some of them are large, and…

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