Five Strategies for Mitigating the S3 Ransomware Threat
Detailed steps for better ransomware protection of your AWS environment
The AWS Shared Responsibility Model: Everything You Need to Know
What the Shared Responsibility model means, its many challenges & how to protect your cloud infrastructure.
AWS Resource Provisioning with Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) – What You Need To Know
What to pay attention to when using ABAC in order to avoid unnecessary security gaps.
AWS Condition Context Keys for Reducing Risk
A Least Privilege cheat sheet on using AWS global condition context keys to achieve least privilege.
The Battle for Least Privilege Policy: Why Automated Analysis Trumps Native AWS Tools
AWS methods for granting & controlling access, plus native tools for detecting & repairing excessive permissions.
AWS’s Access Analyzer Preview Access is Great — But Is It Enough?
Learn the ins and outs of the preview access capability in Access Analyzer.
Keep Your IAM Users Close, Keep Your Third Parties Even Closer – Part 1
Part 1 on third-party access configuration and control, and how it can go sideways with IAM permissions.
Keep Your IAM Users Close, Keep Your Third Parties Even Closer – Part 2
Part 2 explores best practices against third-party access risk and how automated analysis can help.
Auditing PassRole: A Problematic Privilege Escalation Permission
How to determine which identities need iam:PassRole to help enforce “use it or lose it” least-privilege.
The AWS Managed Policies Trap
The “AWS Managed Policies Trap” and how to escape using automated analysis of environment configuration and activity logs.
Who Holds the Keys to the Kingdom? (Part 2 of 2)
Part 2 takes a look at sensitive AWS Resources – secret strings and keys used in AWS.
Who Holds the Keys to the Kingdom? (Part 1 of 2)
Part 1 of a series takes a look at sensitive AWS Resources - secret strings and keys used in AWS.
AWS Identity Federation and Least Privilege – Friends or Foes?
How to address the challenges in basic and advanced implementations of AWS federation.