Why Is Cloud Security So Hard? (Hint: It’s Not)
Securing a new environment without knowing the rules of the road can be hard. Take the time to learn the rules and avoid speedbumps.
Part 2 of a series of articles that relates information security to replacing and constructing a shingle based roof to fill in gaps Based on real-life!
Gaps in your roof can be concerning. To an untrained eye, that gap is a BIG problem. Could water get in there? Shouldn’t it be tightly connected?
Alone in a vacuum… IT IS!
However, with patience, wisdom, and experience, we understand that gaps can be covered with silicon, sheathing, felt, and, of course, shingles on top. All of which provide layers of protection.
The same can be said in Information Security.
Here are some examples:
Whether you’re a carpenter, CIO, or security practitioner, we have to work in a reality that is not perfect or ideal. There are always multiple solutions to a problem.
It’s up to us to find the one that works yet keep iterating.
Have gaps in your AWS environment? I’ll bring my hammer and nails, and we can figure out a solution! You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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