AWS Shield

Cloud Compliance – How AWS Shield Plays a Part

In our last article, we took a look at some of the most common compliance regulations that affect IT organizations and their cloud stratagem. Understanding the requirements around compliance can help to inform your cloud infrastructure plans, but is only part of the equation. Today, I want to talk about how the recently announced (AWS re:Invent 2016) AWS Shield can help organizations put some of the complex issues into perspective in a more comprehensive policy. (more…)

Compliance

Information Security Compliance – What is it and how does it affect my organization?

Compliance, in general, continues to be of heavy concern to most information technology organizations. The regulations tend to be “under-understood” and understanding their impact to your organization (both from a time, cost and personnel perspective) can be challenging, particularly as they apply to organizations migrating to the cloud. Today, we are going to take a look at some of the most common compliance regulations for information technology, while in a future article we will explore some of the protections and options we have when moving to the cloud. (more…)