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Seven tips for protecting your AWS Cloud

This week disappointing news came from service provider Code Spaces, a company that provided support for devops application management. Code Spaces, which was hosted in Amazon Web Service's cloud, ceased operations. after suffering a distributed denial-of-service attack by a perpetrator who demanded ransom and then began deleting data when company officials logged into their AWS account to stop the attack.

Brandon Butler | 20 Jun | Read more

Vendor to IT: You're blocking the wrong services

IT departments have only a loose handle on what types of cloud-based services are being used within their organisations, and many services are being used without the IT department's blessing. Meanwhile, in an attempt to curb this behaviuor, IT departments commonly block popular cloud-based services, but allow potentially more high-risk services to be used unfiltered.

Brandon Butler | 26 Sep | Read more