Whitepapers

5 Security Considerations for Leveraging AWS GovCloud

5 Security Considerations for Leveraging AWS GovCloud

AWS GovCloud is used by federal agencies and organizations that want to run workloads with sensitive data, while benefitting from public cloud efficiency and keeping in compliance with government regulations and guidelines like NIST 800-53, FedRAMP, CJIS, NIST 800-171 and HIPAA.

While AWS simplifies compliance by covering the physical security and access controls, with over 400 configurable security measures, the users’ shared responsibility for the security in the cloud requires them to monitor changes to their infrastructure that inadvertently puts them out of compliance.

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Continuous Monitoring and Compliance in the Cloud

Continuous Monitoring and Compliance in the Cloud

In today’s fast-paced, globally interconnected digital environment, ensuring ongoing security and meeting various compliance requirements is no simple feat. Ensuring consistent security controls across cloud environments requires new methodologies for security and auditing teams.

This white paper will explore how to incorporate continuous monitoring and compliance in the cloud to achieve full visibility, control and the compliance posture essential to your organization.

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Orchestrating Security in the Cloud

Orchestrating Security in the Cloud

The SANS Institute recently surveyed 485 IT pros investing in private and/or public cloud infrastructure about their biggest cloud security concerns and challenges.

Download this white paper to see the results and an analysis of top cloud security concerns cited in the survey, including:

  • Lack of control over access to data
  • Geographic location of sensitive data
  • Compliance
  • Visibility and security controls built into organizations’ public and hybrid cloud environments
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