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12 AWS IAM Best Practices for Enhanced Security

12 AWS IAM Best Practices for Enhanced Security

When it comes to cloud security, AWS follows the Shared Responsibility Model. They secure the underlying infrastructure while you protect your data,
StrongDM: Breaking Glass Scenarios

StrongDM: Breaking Glass Scenarios

Let’s face it. If you work with any type of technology, you know that all software, hardware, and networking gear can fail in weird and unexpected
Ensure Secure Access and Mitigate Threats to FFIEC Controls
Ensure Secure Access and Mitigate Threats to FFIEC Controls
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) places significant emphasis on user security controls and the mitigation of potential risks posed by privileged users. To comply with FFIEC guidelines and safeguard critical systems, strong access management measures are crucial.
Simplify Kubernetes Management on AWS
Simplify Kubernetes Management on AWS
Secure access controls must be applied universally and consistently across all your infrastructure—from the Linux boxes in your datacenter to your Kubernetes clusters in AWS. StrongDM Dynamic Access Management is uniquely positioned to provide seamless, secure access across your entire stack, simplifying access management and compliance for your legacy systems and modern cloud stack.
SSH Tunnel and SSH Tunneling Explained
SSH Tunnel and SSH Tunneling Explained
SSH tunneling, also known as SSH port forwarding, provides a secure method for client applications to communicate with remote servers. By encrypting traffic, SSH tunnels ensure data protection during transmission. This article explores the significance of SSH tunneling, its advantages, how it works, and its various use cases.
AWS Authentication Best Practices (That Go Beyond MFA)
AWS Authentication Best Practices (That Go Beyond MFA)
AWS authentication confirms the identity of users trying to access your resources, safeguarding against potential intrusions and data breaches. But weak authentication practices—like easy-to-guess passwords and single-factor authentication (SFA)—are far too common and they leave the door wide open for threat actors. Weak authentication often leads to data theft, resource misuse, financial and reputational nightmares…the list goes on. On the contrary, strong authentication measures like
Infertility, Miscarriage, and the Workplace: Why Sick Time Isn’t Enough and How Companies Can Fix It
Infertility, Miscarriage, and the Workplace: Why Sick Time Isn’t Enough and How Companies Can Fix It
World Infertility Awareness Month happens every June to increase awareness regarding numerous infertility issues faced by couples across the globe. An estimated 1 in 6 people globally are affected by infertility, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. Yet, despite the prevalence of these issues, many workplaces still do not have adequate policies in place to support their employees during these difficult times.
What’s New at StrongDM | May 2023
What’s New at StrongDM | May 2023
Spring has sprung and the audits will come. How efficient are you at audit preparation? At StrongDM we reduce the administrative load and help customers get answers to the questions they need to reach regulatory compliance for internal and external audits.
The Annual Access Audit Survival Guide
The Annual Access Audit Survival Guide
So, you’ve decided to conduct an annual access audit. Now comes the obvious question: where do I start? Just like you wouldn’t embark on a mountain climbing excursion without a clear understanding of the terrain and gear you need, the starting point for an annual access audit requires an understanding of the process, people, and tools you’ll need to get started. Let’s go!
The Power of Remote Work: Creating a More Inclusive Workplace
The Power of Remote Work: Creating a More Inclusive Workplace
It’s undeniable: remote work is a catalyst for positive change, bridging gaps, and creating a more equitable and interconnected world. The benefits of remote work are widespread and well-documented. Remote work reduces carbon emissions by minimizing commuting and office-related energy consumption, contributing to a greener and more sustainable planet. It also enables companies to tap into a global talent pool, fostering innovation and cross-cultural collaboration.
Annual Access Audit: What Is It and How to Conduct It?
Annual Access Audit: What Is It and How to Conduct It?
The great outdoors and your infrastructure have more in common than you might think. Both environments have diverse ecosystems and unique terrain, but they can also feel wild and untamed. In the spirit of adventuring and access, we wrote this blog to help you learn why you should conduct an annual access audit every year.
3 Reasons Why Least Privilege Has Failed
3 Reasons Why Least Privilege Has Failed
The inability to audit, track, and understand how permissions are being used (or if they’re used at all) has been non-existent. Until now. The findings are clear: organizations need visibility into privileged access and its usage to fully understand and address their total attack surface.
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