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How to Secure a Modern Web Application in AWS

  • Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Shaun McCullough and David Aiken
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Overview

In this recorded webcast, Shaun McCullough will provide an introduction to exploring the vulnerabilities associated with modern web applications, the web application firewalls and DevSec operations that oversee security for continually updating of code. That process, known as threat modeling, is vital to the ability to prioritize vulnerabilities and security operations to meet those challenges. Shaun will offer practical recommendations for addressing threats, with a focus on web apps, while running in an IaaS/PaaS cloud service using a DevOps process.

Attendees will learn:

  • The meaning and process of threat modeling and DevOps
  • Threat modeling for a web app front end
  • Risks associated with the DevOps process
  • How to seamlessly integrate security

Speaker Bios

Shaun McCullough

Shaun McCullough is a community instructor for the SEC545 Cloud Security Architecture and Operations class and gives back to his profession by mentoring and supporting the next generation of cyber professionals. With 25 years of experience as a software engineer, he has been focusing on information security for the past 15 years. Shaun is a consultant with H&A Security Solutions, focusing on secure cloud operations, building DevSecOps pipelines and automating security controls in the cloud. He also served as technical director of red and blue team operations, researched advanced host analytics, and ran threat intelligence on open source platforms in his work with the U.S. Department of Defense.


David Aiken

David Aiken is a Solutions Architect Manager at AWS Marketplace and is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect. He leads a team of specialist SA’s that help customers implement security and governance best practices. His skills include cloud computing, enterprise architecture, agile methodologies, web services, and software design and development. David has also worked as a product manager, technical specialist, and architect evangelist.

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