Common Mistakes And Critical Security Issues To Address In The Cloud

Mar 18, 2021 / by SecureCloudDB posted in AWS, Shared Responsibility

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The following excerpt regarding the most common mistakes and critical security issues to fix in the cloud is taken from a live panel titled Cloud Security 2021: Emerging Trends, Threats, and Responses. The cloud provider, auditing, managed service provider and enterprise communities were represented by Tim Sandage of AWS, Mike Hughes of Prism RA, Jeff Collins of Lightstream and Tyler Kennedy of Rewind. The session was moderated by Aaron Klein of SecureCloudDB.

Panelists identified authentication, accountability, permissions and more - do you agree with what these security experts say about what they deem to be the biggest issues in data protection in the cloud?

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AWS Security Hub & SecureCloudDB Integration

Mar 4, 2021 / by SecureCloudDB posted in AWS, Shared Responsibility

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Security is a Shared Responsibility

It can be easy to assume Cloud Providers provide complete and total security. However, that is not the case. Amazon’s Shared Responsibility Model makes it clear that AWS is “responsible for security ‘of’ the cloud” while AWS customers are “responsible for security ‘in’ the cloud.” 

Per Amazon, “Customer responsibility will be determined by the AWS Cloud services that a customer selects. This determines the amount of configuration work the customer must perform as part of their security responsibilities.”

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Cloud Security Baseline and The AWS Shared Responsibility Model

Feb 25, 2021 / by SecureCloudDB posted in AWS, Shared Responsibility

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The following excerpt regarding who is responsible when it comes to security in the cloud is taken from a live panel discussion titled Cloud Security 2021: Emerging Trends, Threats, and Responses. The cloud provider, auditing, managed service provider and enterprise communities were represented by Tim Sandage of AWS, Mike Hughes of Prism RA, Jeff Collins of Lightstream and Tyler Kennedy of Rewind. The session was moderated by Aaron Klein of SecureCloudDB.

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Don’t Overlook These 8 Security Basics in Cloud Databases

Nov 4, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Video, Data Breaches, On-Prem vs Cloud Databases, AWS, Shared Responsibility

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In on-premises data centers, organizations are responsible for everything from making sure no one steals the server or hard drive to making sure the operating system and routers are set up properly and data protection security measures are in place. 

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4 Common Cloud Database Security Misconceptions and How to Avoid Them

Oct 8, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Permissions, Shared Responsibility, Audits

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The use of cloud databases is growing exponentially among businesses. Yet, many organizations are not as familiar with the technology as they are with on-premises databases — or how to best secure the data in it. (Download this white paper—Database Security: Moving to the Public Cloud—to explore the architectural and security differences between the public cloud and on-premises databases in more depth).

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