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How to Continuously Monitor and Assess Your Security Posture in the AWS Cloud

  • Monday, October 05, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT (2020-10-05 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Dave Shackleford, Nam Le


  • AWS Marketplace

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The ability to maintain your security posture is becoming increasingly complex as network perimeters become more software-defined and release cycles speed up.

To strengthen and maintain your security posture in the cloud, security teams can leverage automated means of continually assessing cloud network traffic, user activity, and configuration of systems and services running within the cloud environment.

Join SANS analyst Dave Shackleford and AWS Marketplace to learn how to create and implement an effective continuous monitoring and assessment strategy. They will present real-world examples that will help you secure your cloud control plane, identify misconfigurations, uncover security gaps, and enable you to better predict, prevent and respond to events.

Attendees at this webcast will learn how to:

  • Incorporate continuous monitoring into all configuration and environment states to bolster your detection and response activities
  • Scan and validate the configuration of cloud assets and cloud control plane settings
  • Find potential misconfigurations within the DevOps pipeline through infrastructure as code (IaC) evaluations
  • Build more effective cloud security posture metrics that can help meet compliance requirements

Register today to be among the first to receive the associated whitepaper written by SANS senior instructor and cloud security expert Dave Shackleford.

Speaker Bios

Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford, a SANS analyst, senior instructor, course author, GIAC technical director and member of the board of directors for the SANS Technology Institute, is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering. A VMware vExpert, Dave has extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He previously worked as chief security officer for Configuresoft and CTO for the Center for Internet Security. Dave currently helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.

Nam Le

Nam is a Specialist Solutions Architect at AWS covering AWS Marketplace, Service Catalog, Migration Services and Control Tower. He helps customers implement security and governance best practices using native AWS Services and Partner products. He is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and his skills include security, compliance, cloud computing, enterprise architecture and software development. Nam has also worked as a consulting services manager, cloud architect, and as a technical marketing manager.

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