ESP @ Work
Continuous Security and Compliance in the Cloud

Evident.io works with hundreds of InfoSec and DevOps professionals of all experience levels across every industry to make cloud infrastructure security and compliance easier. Every organization struggles with the many challenges of cloud security like threat detection, misconfiguration management, risk remediation and compliance with industry standards.

In this guide you’ll find snapshots that describe what challenges our customers are facing and the solutions they are using to overcome them.

All ESP @ Work posts are anonymous because we respect that our customers are not always able to publicly share their success.

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Security First
Creating a Secure, Compliant Public Cloud Environment

Threats in the cloud abound, and innovative solutions are required to protect against ransomware, hacking attempts, social engineering, and misconfigurations of assets. One of the most important challenges for CIOs and CISOs is having visibility into their cloud security, and then the ability to manage what happens within it. If they can’t identify where security or compliance gaps exist, there's no way to put the proper controls and protections into place.

This ebook provides a framework for developing a security-first approach to monitoring the state of your cloud environment, applying rapid fixes, and gaining control over all your operations in the cloud.

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The Six Essentials For DevOps Team Excellence

Innovative enterprises are using the cloud to benefit from agility, ease-of-use, and scalability advantages. It also enables them to build teams that apply continuous integration/continuous deployment methods to deliver applications and functionality faster and greater attention to customer needs. These teams are using DevOps to be more responsive and deliver innovation.

While speed can be a competitive advantage, security must be part of the equation in order to deliver viable products. If security is to become an integral part of an organization’s DevOps culture, the enterprise will need leadership that actively shows it cares about security.

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AWS Security Fitness Guide: 11 Exercises To Get CloudFit

Being "fit" is not a zero-sum game. Whether it's about your personal health, or the health of your cloud environment, maintenance and identifying issues before they explode into catastrophic problems are critical to sustaining long-term fitness.

In that spirit, our new ebook, "AWS Security Fitness Guide" provides 11 exercises that are critical to your organization being secure as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) customer.

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16 Ways to Protect Your Cloud from Ransomware

Ransomware is getting a lot of attention these days, but enterprises are not taking the preventative action they need to. Cloud environments with poor configuration, lack of policies, and permissive behaviors lead to too many openings that are exploitable.

In this ebook, we look at the different pieces of the cloud stack and address their unique security needs with precautions that enterprises should take to make their environment far more resistant to ransomware threats.

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11 Things To Focus On To Be PCI Compliant In AWS

You’ve moved your PCI Cardholder Data Environment (CDE) over to AWS, and you’re breathing a sigh of relief because AWS has been PCI DSS certified since 2010. Well, you’re just getting started. There’s lots of work still to be done.

You will need to take steps to ensure the “security in the cloud” which includes designing, building, and maintaining a compliant environment and policies. The ultimate responsibility for PCI compliance rests on you, not AWS.

This ebook will explore some practical tips and guidance that we’ve collected from our security and compliance experts who have built and managed PCI-compliant environments in AWS.

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Top 10 AWS Cloud Security Risks
And How To Resolve Them

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is so easy to get running. In an afternoon, you can build a whole new world of servers and services, ready for your workload. But when you flip the switch and make it public, what doors are you leaving open?

Proper configuration can get tricky if you don’t know what you don’t know. Even experts can miss avoidable, high-risk vulnerabilities in their cloud deployments. From the company that analyzes 10 billion events every month, we present the top ten security risks found in AWS deployments and help remediate these issues.

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Top 10 Best Practices for AWS Security

Ten Fast Fixes that Dramatically Improve your AWS Security

In this eBook, you will learn the top 10 AWS security controls and best practices that you can implement right away to accelerate your business in the cloud safely and securely.

As you will discover, most of these best practices are easy to implement and go a long way to ensuring your success in AWS.

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