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March 2, 2017 | Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR)
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Shackleford: Learning the Right Lessons from AWS Outage

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, was an interesting day. For some (myself included) it was Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, a day of revelry and parades. For many not in New Orleans, it was an incredibly bad day in IT; Amazon Web Services experienced a massive outage in their Simple Storage Service (S3), which apparently runs a staggering portion of the Internet. Many sites were unreachable, content was unavailable, and in a true flash of irony, Amazon’s own availability dashboard was “frozen” because the icons signifying service status were hosted from…you got it, S3.

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November 20, 2017 | Security Awareness, Phishing, Social Engineering
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Defend Your Internal Phishing Campaign to Upper Management

Security teams know internal phishing programs are important, but how can they prove that to others in the organization? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford explains how internal phishing campaigns help validate other security controls and offers multiple stats to prove their benefits, including the fact that simulated phishing attacks yield an average ROI of 37 percent.

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November 2, 2017 | Security Operations Centers (SOCs)
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 SOC Year 1: Set Realistic Expectations

Most organizations struggle to understand what a mature security operations center (SOC) should look like, let alone a fairly new one. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford details some key metrics to track and some realistic expectations to set for the SOC's first year.

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October 25, 2017 | Cloud Network and Host Controls
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Hybrid Cloud Security: Know the Fundamentals

While hybrid clouds offer more visibility and control than cloud-only environments, they also require smart architecture and security designs to keep data safe and the business as a whole up and running. In this report, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford details the key fundamentals of hybrid cloud security, including automation, continuous monitoring and shift-left strategies designed to ensure your hybrid cloud workloads remain secure today - and over time. 

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