September 14, 2018 | Tools & Templates | Cloud Network and Host Controls
Small teams are stuck at the ground level for cloud security and need to mature. Large teams keep making rookie mistakes when designing cloud architecture, managing apps and configuring systems. Both need to know what they’re doing wrong and how to do it right.
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are a major concern for all organizations. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty George Gerchow recommends Amazon Web Services (AWS) users invest in AWS Shield Advanced to get the most protection.
VPNs are expensive, unwieldy and difficult to operate and maintain, leading many organizations to consider other options. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford details the pros and cons of several non-VPN alternatives.
This checklist provides security settings for Zoom, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, Cisco Webex, Slack and Google Meets (aka Hangouts). Some settings are based on policy vs. security risk, but they are worth evaluating.