Disaster Recover In The Cloud

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Disaster recovery is an important part of any security plan you have for your organization. Disaster recovery in the cloud is equally important but is often overlooked. In this episode I take a look at different levels of disaster recover, how to apply them to the cloud and some ideas for defining your own disaster recovery plan.

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Uncovering flAWS In Your AWS Cloud Environment

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Scott Piper (@0xdabbad00) joins me to talk about flAWS, a website he created that is part capture the flag (CTF), red/blue team training, AWS security guide and honeypot! Lots of interesting topics of discussion in this episode you definitely don’t want to miss!

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IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS – Oh My!

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The big three! The “ah-s” or “as-s” if you will. I discuss what IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS are, what they stand for and what security related concerns you should have regarding each one.

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Malware – What Can We Do About It?

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Today’s episode is all about Malware – what can we do to protect ourselves, what are some best practices we can follow, etc. I’m a firm believer that Malware is something we can help curtail if we all do our part in protecting ourselves. The fewer systems there are to infect, the less common it will be.

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2017-10: DevSecOps and Rugged DevOps with Anurag “Archie” Agarwal – Head In The Cloud

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In this episode I speak with “Archie” Agarwal about DevSecOps and Rugged DevOps before venturing off to some other topics. Great interview, Archie is very knowledgable and a great guest! Have a listen and make sure to look up his company if you’re in the market for threat modeling to increase your security posturing.

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The Different Colours of Security

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In this episode, I take a look at the different colours that often come up in security discussions, such as black, white, red, blue, gray, and purple! Looking at each one in turn as well as figuring out what they mean is the purpose of this episode. And people thought InfoSec was boring…

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Let’s Talk About IDSs!

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In this week’s podcast I take a look at Intrusion Detection Systems (IDSs), what they are, what they do, how they work and how they fit into a cloud security model. I went a bit long on this one but I think it’s necessary given the breadth of this topic.

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Data Residency and Privacy with Ishay Tentser

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In this week’s podcast I welcome Ishay Tentser to discuss data residency, privacy and law. This is an important topic that can get overlooked as you focus on security, but with a global economy, it’s important to keep it at the forefront. Ishay is the CEO of IniTech-Digital Products & Innovation and was kind enough to join me from Jerusalem, Israel to discuss this important topic. Definitely not one you want to miss! You can reach Ishay via his email address, ishay@initech.co.il.

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Relationships and Soft Skills

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Taking a bit of a different turn in this episode. I will be looking at relationship building, whom to start with and who may require a softer touch. Do you want to be the security dictator or someone who is viewed as a peer? Fears or respected? Have a listen!

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A high level overview of DevOps and Related Tools

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Back from a mini-break for Mother’s Day, in today’s podcast I take a look at system provisioning and the tools your DevOps team may want to look into, and how these tools can help increase your security stance in the cloud! Tools like Chef, Puppet, Terraform and Cloudformation are on the agenda and can be invaluable for success in your adventures in the cloud!

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