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Tools & Templates

Cloud Terminology Cheat Sheet (Updated)

This cheat sheet compares key services and cloud terms among major cloud services. This update provides Google Computer Platform (GCP) terminology, in addition to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft's Azure. 

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Tools & Templates

Vendor Assessment Workflow

Successful vendor assessments are light and attuned to the context in which the vendor operates. This workflow steps through the process of classifying and vetting vendors in a way that results in faster, more accurate assessments without requiring massive questionnaires and a deluge of paperwork. 

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Tools & Templates

Purple Team Readiness Checklist

This checklist details key prerequisites to ensure organizations are fully prepared to participate in purple team exercises. For more information, see Harness the Power of Purple Teaming.

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Tools & Templates

IANS Decision-Maker: Microsegmentation Scenarios

Once your environment is highly virtualized, likely with some use of public cloud as well, the use of microsegmentation tools and controls for network isolation and access control will come up. But how can you tell if this is a technology you need? This tool steps you through three main scenarios and their decision factors.

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Tools & Templates

DevSecOps Workflow

DevOps is about changing how we think and work to accommodate the scale and speed of today’s cloud-based solutions. This “Shift Left” DevSecOps workflow provides a roadmap for ensuring security teams are also immersed in this new way of thinking and working. 

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