Cloud audit is similar to any other audit, however, its main focus is on the nuances of cloud environments. The purpose of cloud computing audits is to determine whether cloud workloads are using best practices, complying with appropriate standards, and complying with certain benchmarks when offering services. The dynamic nature of software-as-a-service (SaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments in the cloud increases the importance of auditing and compliance.
In this article, we will take a look at how your application can accomplish ISO 27001 in AWS Cloud. International Organization for Standardisation, also known as ISO/IEC 27001:2013, is an international body that governs the specific set of laws and regulations to secure the information. It partners with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and works […]
Amazon S3 (Amazon Simple Storage Service) is an object storage service. It is the most popular public cloud service that offers data availability, security, and performance. It is used by both small and large businesses. To automatically monitor all your AWS resources for any security issues and potential exposure, AWS S3 is a great way […]
In this article, we will take a comprehensive look at what HIPAA compliance is, it’s purpose, need, components and rules and how you can be HIPAA compliant!
In this blog post, we will take a look at the top 13 AWS EC2 misconfigurations that you should avoid. Let us brush up our knowledge on what AWS EC2 is first. We will be covering the below topics: What is AWS EC2? The 13 Common AWS EC2 Misconfigurations How Can Cloudanix Help? What is […]
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The GDPR can be considered as the world’s most robust law on data protection. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 is legislation that specifies the regulation on data privacy and protection in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). The provisions of the GDPR are consistent across all 28 EU member states, which means every organization around the world which has a business in the European Union or handles data of EU residents should be GDPR compliant.
A chief information security officer (CISO) is the senior-most executive who holds the responsibility for establishing strategies to ensure that an organization’s data and information is secure. Traditionally, a CISO works together with the CIO. The position CISO is often used interchangeably with the titles of Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Vice President of Security. CISO generally reports to the CIO or CEO.
Cyberattacks have been very prominent in the last decade. Just last week, social media giant Twitter fell prey to it wherein accounts of prominent personalities, like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, former U.S. President Barack Obama, and others were hacked. While we cannot stop these attacks completely, there are certain rules and regulations that, if followed, will significantly reduce the risks. Many times, organizations need to comply with many such rules and regulations which have overlapping qualities.
Know the difference between Compliance Standards like NIST, CIS/SANS 20, and ISO 27001 which are best used to assess their security & maturity. Read more!