What's New: SecureCloudDB Product Updates Effective 2020-10-22

Oct 28, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Product Updates

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SecureCloudDB is always working to improve our users' experience. We’re excited to announce that new features are available, specifically coverage for EC2 and on-premises databases (and it’s ridiculously easy to set up).
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Universal Foundational Support: What It Is & Why Organizations Need It

Oct 27, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Foundational Security

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As managing the risk of cyber incidents and breaches becomes more challenging and as attacks become more diverse, it is imperative that cybersecurity adapts and creates better ways to protect data and organizations from threats.

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Architectural Differences of Public Cloud and On-Premises Databases

Oct 22, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB

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Over the past decade, a significant portion of IT infrastructure has moved from proprietary data centers into public clouds. This move requires examining the technique used to manage and secure these resources, especially databases. In order to adequately secure data in the cloud, an understanding of the architectural differences between public cloud and on-premises databases is required.

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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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What's New: SecureCloudDB Product Updates Effective 2020-10-01

Oct 5, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Product Updates

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SecureCloudDB is always working to improve our users' experience. We’re excited to announce that new features — AWS Security Hub integration, create your own security rules, customize your Risk Assessment Report — and enhancements — expanded Database Activity Monitoring capabilities, alert set-up upgrades, home dashboard upgrades — are now available.
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A Breach-Proof Public Cloud Database Security Program — Part 10: Selecting Security Service Providers

Oct 1, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Security Program Series

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In this 10 part series, we review the key components that are needed to formulate and apply a consistent, regimented cloud database security program that helps ensure data is only available through authorized access. Part 9 reviewed reporting recommendations. Part 10 below provides considerations for selecting security service providers and concludes the series.

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A Breach-Proof Public Cloud Database Security Program — Part 9: Reporting

Sep 29, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Security Program Series

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In this 10 part series, we review the key components that are needed to formulate and apply a consistent, regimented cloud database security program that helps ensure data is only available through authorized access. Part 8 addressed the other side of monitoringalerting. Part 9 below reviews reporting recommendations. 

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A Breach-Proof Public Cloud Database Security Program — Part 8: Alerting

Sep 24, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Security Program Series

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In this 10 part series, we review the key components that are needed to formulate and apply a consistent, regimented cloud database security program that helps ensure data is only available through authorized access. Part 7 delved into public cloud database activity monitoring. Part 8 below addresses the other side of monitoringalerting.

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A Breach-Proof Public Cloud Database Security Program — Part 7: Activity Monitoring

Sep 22, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Security Program Series

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In this 10 part series, we review the key components that are needed to formulate and apply a consistent, regimented cloud database security program that helps ensure data is only available through authorized access. Part 6 discussed remediation, including how to proactively reduce risk. Part 7 below delves into public cloud database activity monitoring.

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A Breach-Proof Public Cloud Database Security Program — Part 6: Remediation

Sep 17, 2020 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Security Program Series

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In this 10 part series, we review the key components that are needed to formulate and apply a consistent, regimented cloud database security program that helps ensure data is only available through authorized access. Part 5 unpacked vulnerability assessments including the step-by-step process and critical areas to check. Part 6 below discusses remediation, including how to proactively reduce risk.

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