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Upcoming Webinar October 31, 2017
Scary Security Snafus and Monstrous Misconfigurations for Azure
scary security snafus and monstrous misconfigurations for azure in this webinar, held on halloween, we will discuss scary situations and how to fix them! microsoft azure offers organizations intelligent, secure public cloud capabilities to innovate solutions at scale. the integrated tools and services within the azure cloud platform provide enterprises, csps, resellers, and government agencies potential for increased agility and operational efficiency across it and devops. however, with that flexibility comes the possibility for an azure instance to be configured incorrectly. join us to learn how to configure azure correctly and minimize risks. in this webinar, you’ll learn: - how to effectively manage and optimize your azure cloud - what the most common misconfigurations are and how to avoid them - how our pre-built best practice checks by the cloudcheckr in-house experts provides peace of mind for any new azure cloud customer
Recorded Webinar October 18, 2017
Tech Talk Live Demo
tech talk live demo you've heard about the many ways cloudcheckr can help keep your cloud in check. now you can see cloudcheckr in action, including demos of our 500+ best practice checks, our cost savings reports and right sizing tools, and our security & compliance features. in this webinar, you can view and ask questions as tim twarog demonstrates popular features of this award-winning platform.
Recorded Webinar October 12, 2017
Security by Design – Modernizing Technology Governance
security by design – modernizing technology governance up-front design of your cloud environment can be done in a way that creates a reliably secure and controlled environment no matter how the aws resources are used. this session will focus on "security by design" principles and show how an aws environment can be configured to provide a reliable operational security control capability across, such as: - organizational governance - asset inventory and control - logical access controls - operating system configuration - database security - applications security configurations why this session: cloud computing is becoming the new normal, the question isn’t “if” anymore, it’s really just “how fast can we move?” and “what are we going to move first” because of this trend organizations need to understand their security and compliance capabilities and shared responsibilities for security as they migrate resources to the cloud. whether its clinical trial simulations with bristol myers-squibb, who uses aws to run clinical trial simulations for 64% less cost; in 1.2 hours vs. 60 hours or galata chemicals who are running their development and test workloads in the cloud. organizations need to start with a “secure by design approach, which support security at scale as they increase their use of cloud resources.”
Recorded Webinar October 12, 2017
Closing The Skills Gap: Accelerating Governance with Cloud Automation
closing the skills gap: accelerating governance with cloud automation business agility and faster speed to market are often primary drivers of enterprise cloud strategies. it organizations often implement a cloud center of excellence (ccoe) model to streamline operations, but without effective automation these teams can quickly become a bottleneck to the broader business strategy. in this session, enterprise cloud thought leader nathan wallace, ceo & founder of turbot, will address how software-defined operations can deliver agility, elevate the business value of the cloud center of excellence, and ensure compliance for your organization. specifically: - the business impact of moving to software defined operations - how to enable self-service cloud while improving security and compliance. - how automation allows the ccoe to focus on higher value delivery. - benchmarks and kpis to measure the effectiveness of your automation strategy about the speaker nathan wallace is the founder and ceo of turbot hq, inc. nathan is recognized as a transformational leader that has enabled some of the world's largest enterprise organizations to make the transition to public cloud. nathan has recently been profiled by cio applications and was a featured guest on the aws podcast. prior to starting turbot, nathan was the global director of cloud & devops for a fortune 50 multi-national pharmaceutical company.
Recorded Webinar October 12, 2017
Cloud Leaders Panel: Expert Insights for Developing a Cloud-First Approach
cloud leaders panel: expert insights for developing a cloud-first approach cloud adoption represents a major it transformation, a shift in culture and a new way of financing your infrastructure. it presents new cost and security challenges, requiring governance and control across the organization. and it also needs a proactive team to take ownership and direction of the migration process. in this cloud leaders panel: industry perspectives from a ceo, ciso, & cfo, steve hall, vp of marketing at cloudcheckr, will be joined by bob hale - ceo at alterian, mike pinch - ciso at university of rochester, and dan wacker - cfo at clubready. during this interactive discussion, we’ll uncover what the cloud means to each panel expert from their own unique perspective and learn what the key drivers are to successfully shift an organization to a cloud-first approach.
Recorded Webinar September 18, 2017
Automating and Proving Compliance
automating and proving compliance security is more than just monitoring. true security requires ongoing assessment and compliance. this can be achieved by best practices and tools for automation. join allgress chief marketing officer jeff kushner and cloudcheckr product marketing manager todd bernhard for this informative webinar. in this webinar, attendees will learn: - the differences between monitoring, assessment, and compliance - best practice checks to stay secure - automation for self-healing -how the combination of allgress compliancevision and cloudcheckr provide comprehensive compliance orchestration
Recorded Webinar September 14, 2017
Understanding the Shared Responsibility Model for Cloud Security
understanding the shared responsibility model for cloud security moving to the cloud has the potential to increase the security of your data, as long as best practices are followed. chief among them is the “shared responsibility model” pioneered by amazon web services (aws). what is shared responsibility? the cloud provider ensures a secure infrastructure with physical security while the customer holds responsibility for following cloud management best practices. in this webinar, you’ll learn: - how to implement the shared responsibility model in your organization - how to monitor and maintain control of your cloud’s security and compliance posture with proactive monitoring, alerts, and reports - how 450+ critical pre-built security best practice checks by the cloudcheckr in-house experts provides peace of mind for any new public cloud customer
Recorded Webinar August 09, 2017
Back to School: Common AWS Misconfigurations
back to school: common aws misconfigurations getting started on amazon web services (aws) cloud is relatively straightforward, and empowers teams as never before to accelerate their business and innovate faster. to make the most of aws, organizations must ensure compliance and security of their infrastructure, while optimizing cloud cost and expenses. yet with aws releasing new features and services nearly every day, this can prove challenging in a continuously evolving environment. in this webinar we will discuss ten of the most common aws misconfigurations, and typical recommendations for resolving them. we’ve broken down these common errors in three buckets: - security and compliance - cost and expenses - operational best practices.
Recorded Webinar August 03, 2017
TechTalk: Security Demo and S3 Breach Update
techtalk: security demo and s3 breach update when choosing for a cloud management platform (cmp) enterprises should be looking for security and compliance capabilities in addition to cost management and cloud governance. cloudcheckr is a full-service cmp that delivers "all of the above." additionally, enterprises need to understand their role in the shared responsibility model, in order to fully meet security standards like fedramp, hipaa, pci and more. the recent s3 breaches are examples of customers not using the tools aws provides to keep their cloud secure. join us for a hands-on demonstration of some of the more popular features of cloudcheckr, including: - best practice checks - automated "fix now" capabilities that can save time and effort - security and compliance tools - s3 breach and cloudcheckr's free s3checkr.com tool
Recorded Webinar August 01, 2017
Back to School: Cloud Security Skills You Need in 2017 & Beyond
back to school: cloud security skills you need in 2017 & beyond in 2015, cisco estimated that there were more than 1 million unfilled security jobs worldwide. at the same time, attacks are becoming more sophisticated, more disruptive, costlier and more frequent. the public cloud can play a pivotal role in helping organizations mitigate the risks of a malicious attack, as it provides a fundamentally more secure it environment than traditional on-premise systems. yet, despite this, security remains a key concern to organizations considering migrating their applications. during this digital workshop, cloud professor todd bernhard will teach you: - differences between the security skillsets needed in the datacenter and the cloud - how the shared responsbility model works in the cloud - common mistakes and how to avoid them - why you need the right tools combined with the right skillsets
Recorded Webinar July 27, 2017
Beginner's Guide to Public Sector Cloud Infrastructure
beginner's guide to public sector cloud infrastructure migrating to the cloud poses challenges for any organization, but there are particular concerns for the public sector. government regulations like fedramp and the upcoming dfars must be met, but security in the cloud is different than in the data center. cloud providers use a shared responsibility model, where they secure the physical infrastructure and the rest is up to the customer. in the public sector, budgets have to be justified... and used, at the risk of decreasing in the next year. given the potential for cloud sprawl, without a cloud management platform, expenses can get out of control. this webinar serves as a guide for public sector organizations looking to embrace the cloud. we will discuss the specific requirements of public sector organizations and explain the choices that will need to be made during such a migration. topics covered include: - what terms do i need to know? - what questions do i need to ask? - what are some common pitfalls? - what tools are available to help?
Recorded Webinar July 20, 2017
Get Ready for DFARS - A CloudCheckr Workshop
get ready for dfars - a cloudcheckr workshop the clock is ticking on the latest cloud compliance mandate: nist special publication 800-171, otherwise known as dfars (defense federal acquisition regulation supplement). any organization or contractor that holds or processes unclassified department of defense (dod) data must ensure that they comply with the new dfars clause. december 31, 2017 is the ultimate deadline by which to prove compliance, so action is recommended as soon as possible. in this webinar, patrick gartlan (cloudcheckr cto), jeff bennett (allgress president/coo), and tim sandage (aws sr. security partner strategist) will lead an interactive workshop on what dfars regulation means for your business, specifically: ✔ specific requirements of the dfars regulation ✔ key controls that cloudcheckr provides to help you meet dfars requirements ✔ tools from allgress that map dfars requirements to cloudcheckr features
Recorded Webinar June 28, 2017
Leveraging Automation for Self-Healing Clouds
leveraging automation for self-healing clouds when it works, the cloud runs itself, but too often humans get involved and mess things up. users can spin up and forget about instances, or create password policies that are insecure or make typos that can cause downtime. it is important to be alerted to such events but there’s only so much one administrator can do. this is where automation comes in. the ability for your infrastructure to “self-heal” makes it possible to run a large cloud infrastructure at scale. join us wednesday, june 28 at 2pm est for leveraging automation for self-healing clouds. during this interactive webcast, cloudcheckr product marketing manager todd bernhard will present attendees with an overview of cloudcheckr’s automation capabilities, including: - 450 automated best practice checks to detect anomalies and security problems - “fix now” functionality for best practice checks - auto-fix functionality to eliminate steps and delays
Recorded Webinar June 26, 2017
Lessons Learned from the S3 Breach
lessons learned from the s3 breach industry-leading security analysts have identified publicly available s3 storage buckets on at least one high profile site. while this is a legitimate concern, it presents a timely opportunity for all cloud administrators to revisit their own security policies and take action. security breaches can rapidly burn through budgets—and destroy businesses. while public cloud providers provide the foundational security services, the responsibility is on organizations and end users to ensure their cloud infrastructure is secure. cloudcheckr’s best practice checks enable proactive security monitoring and automation to prevent hacks through available s3 buckets, vulnerable ports, and more. join us to learn tools and tips to keep your cloud secure: - best practice checks that can detect such concerns before they become an issue - fix now automation tools that can automatically correct such issues - regulatory tools to ensure compliance with security standards
Recorded Webinar June 20, 2017
5 Smart Ways Smartronix & CloudCheckr Make the Cloud Simple at Scale
5 smart ways smartronix & cloudcheckr make the cloud simple at scale cloud services can be disruptive to an organization, but massive transformational benefits can be achieved by partnering with a premier managed services provider like smartronix that truly understands enterprise-class workloads. as organizations mature in their use of cloud services, they’re frequently concerned with managing utilization, assuring security and privacy, and proper governance of their environment. join cloudcheckr and smartronix for an exclusive webinar and hear from the experts on the challenges and opportunities of migrating and operating in the cloud, and why selecting a premier managed service provider is critical. attendees will learn: - best practices to manage a scaling environment to avoid cloud sprawl - the impact that today’s cyber security & compliance landscape has on your cloud - what to look for in a managed service provider for cloud computing - how smartronix leverages the cloudcheckr platform for their msp business register for the webinar today to save your spot! smartronix, a leader in gartner’s magic quadrant for public cloud infrastructure managed service providers, provides a comprehensive set of tailored services that enable modern enterprises to optimally consume and secure cloud services. from large-scale implementations to optimization, a comprehensive, holistic approach enables smartronix to help customers succeed in the cloud.
Recorded Webinar June 16, 2017
Tech Talk: Live Demo
tech talk: live demo when choosing for a cloud management platform (cmp) enterprises should be looking for security and compliance capabilities in addition to cost management and cloud governance. cloudcheckr is a full-service cmp that delivers "all of the above." join us for a hands-on demonstration of some of the more popular features of cloudcheckr, including: - best practice checks - automated "fix now" capabilities that can save time and effort - right sizing reports and charts - security and compliance tools
Recorded Webinar June 02, 2017
Using Amazon IAM to Secure Your Cloud Investment
using amazon iam to secure your cloud investment the landscape of it and data security has changed since the advent of the cloud. savvy organizations know that they must have visibility and control over their environment to make the most of their investment. tools like amazon identity and access management (iam) can help teams proactively manage and protect their cloud environment. join cloudcheckr ceo aaron newman for a webinar to learn tips for effective and secure cloud deployments, including: - how to address requirements of aws’ shared responsibility model - why anticipating internal threats, as well as external, is crucial for mitigating cloud security risks - what amazon iam is, and how it can help ensure secure and compliant deployments - best practices for using iam to configure user permissions, policies, and more
Recorded Webinar May 23, 2017
Cloud First: A New Competitive Advantage for Modern Enterprises
cloud first: a new competitive advantage for modern enterprises the cloud has the potential to eliminate overhead, waste, security risks, and human error, without the hassles of running a traditional data center. savvy enterprises are taking a “cloud first” approach to computing resources as a major competitive advantage, enabling organizations to stay lean and increase operational efficiencies, mitigate risks, and save money as they grow. during this webcast, cloudcheckr product marketing manager todd bernhard will uncover why and how modern enterprises are transitioning to a cloud first approach, including: - going all-in with the cloud as a major competitive advantage - understanding the differences between on-prem vs. operating in the cloud - choosing the right cloud management tools to gain complete visibility
Recorded Webinar May 15, 2017
AWS CloudTrail 101: Security Analysis & Compliance Auditing
aws cloudtrail 101: security analysis & compliance auditing aws cloudtrail offers an innovative solution to a big problem: logging events in a dynamic cloud environment, and storing and managing those logs in a simple way. collecting the logs, however, is not enough. users need log analytics to run robust cloud operations and without the right tools and methods, you won’t be able to form this data into timely and actionable insight. during this interactive webcast, cloudcheckr evangelist aaron gettings will present attendees with an overview of aws cloudtrail, specifically: - how aws cloudtrail works, including step-by-step setup - aws cloudtrail pricing structure - enabling the proper tools to turn aws logs into actionable insights
Recorded Webinar May 11, 2017
HIPAA Compliance Town Hall: Auditing in the AWS Cloud
hipaa compliance town hall: auditing in the aws cloud the health insurance portability and accountability act of 1996 (hipaa) requires different rules in the cloud era for staying compliant when it comes to dealing with protected health information (phi). as a result, it leaders must adhere accordingly when operating on a public cloud infrastructure, such as amazon web services (aws), to prevent potential violations and monetary fines. in this live virtual co-panel discussion by aws, corpinfo, and cloudcheckr, we will explore: - what rules affect hipaa compliance and governance in the cloud and who must comply - why hipaa compliance requires continuous monitoring and logging of network and information assets - how to achieve hipaa compliance with aws hipaa quick start - why organizations need to know and understand aws’ shared responsibility model to remain compliant in the cloud - how tools can help validate your security posture and support auditing requirements
Recorded Webinar May 04, 2017
AWS Cloud Compliance - What Is it and How to Achieve to It
aws cloud compliance - what is it and how to achieve to it running an organization in the dynamic, ephemeral cloud brings increasing complexity and challenges as your environment scales. the advantages of scalability and flexibility are unquestionable, but assessing and measuring compliance requirements is a full-time job. to mitigate risks in 2017 and beyond, enterprises must proactively plan for cloud-based continuous monitoring, reporting and alerts, and automated response to maintain their governance, risk and compliance posture. you’re invited to a live webinar with aws, allgress and cloudcheckr to learn how to achieve and demonstrate compliance in the cloud to satisfy the auditors, streamline reporting of technical and non-technical controls, and improve workflow across your key stakeholders. in this exclusive webinar, attendees will learn: ●what does it mean to ‘be compliant’ in the public cloud ●why a shared responsibility model is critical for compliance and security in the cloud ●how 3rd party tools help augment the aws compliance framework about the speakers: cloudcheckr and allgress, aws advanced technology partners with certified security competency, enable organizations to reduce the complexity timeframe to achieving compliance in the aws cloud using the integrated regulatory mapping tool (rpm). join cloudcheckr product marketing manger todd bernhard, allgress president and coo jeff bennett, and amazon web services sr. security partner strategist tim sandage as they dive into specific ways of what is means to be compliant and stay that way in the public cloud.
Recorded Webinar April 13, 2017
3 Keys to Cloud Success for Modern Enterprises
3 keys to cloud success for modern enterprises modern enterprises are embracing the cloud for good reason. cloud computing has the potential to save costs, reduce administrative efforts, and increase security. however, there is the potential to make mistakes when moving to and using the cloud. those mistakes can undo all of the gains the cloud promises. cloud management is key to making the move to the cloud a success. in this webinar, attendees will learn the three key concerns when using the cloud, namely: 1) cloud first - the trend and benefits of moving to the cloud 2) cloud security - the new security risks with a cloud infrastructure and how to avoid them 3) cost management - trading one set of expenses for another and how to manage them cloudcheckr is an aws advanced technology partner and trusted by 150+ aws authorized resellers and msps, as well as 40% of aws premier consulting partners. join cloudcheckr product marketing manager todd bernhard as he discusses the common pitfalls modern enterprises should watch out for when moving to the cloud.
Recorded Webinar March 30, 2017
5 Ways MSPs Can Meet the Needs of Amazon and Grow Their Business
5 ways msps can meet the needs of amazon and grow their business as the cloud becomes part of any business’ standard operating procedure, the demands on managed service providers (msps) has increased as well. end customers are expecting more when it comes to reporting, security, and best practices. and it’s not just customers with changing expectations; amazon has increased their requirements when it comes to msps, with an updated msp validation checklist. failing an audit could be devastating; the right tools can help. cloudcheckr makes it easy for msps to meet their obligations—to amazon and their clients. in this webcast, attendees will learn: - new requirements as part of amazon’s msp validation checklist 3.1 - how cloudcheckr helps msps meet those checklist items - areas where msps can increase growth and margins using cloudcheckr
Recorded Webinar February 21, 2017
Security Myths Debunked: Running Your Business In the Cloud
security myths debunked: running your business in the cloud organizational efficiency and convenience were the initial appeal of the cloud: add servers when you need them, get rid of them when you don't. offering businesses the ability to automatically scale with workload and application needs, the cloud offers endless potential to grow at scale. as cloud technology continues to evolve and diversify—from public to private, hybrid to multi-cloud—the use cases and potential benefits have also expanded. and, unlike traditional it, cloud performance and capacity drivers also tend to improve infrastructure security. during this webinar, we'll explore: *using cloud security as a competitive advantage for your business *how focus on performance, agility, and efficiency in cloud mutually benefits security *the changes in thinking and design necessary to unlock the cloud’s potential for improving security *practical strategies for automation, monitoring, mitigation and incident response join 451 research and cloudcheckr for an exclusive webinar to discuss trends, challenges, and opportunities for organizations looking to leverage the true potential of the cloud. about cloudcheckr: cloudcheckr is a unified cost and security automation platform that gives you visibility, insight, and automation for your aws environment. cloudcheckr delivers a suite of products for cloud operations, security and finance teams for cost management, security and compliance, utilization and inventory.
Recorded Webinar January 26, 2017
Securing Your Cloud: Deep Dive with CEO & Founder Aaron Newman
securing your cloud: deep dive with ceo & founder aaron newman security in the cloud is one of the biggest concerns that enterprises need to ensure management of. there are many configuration and perimeter considerations to govern to mitigate security breaches and data thefts, and ensure integrity and confidentiality in your environment. during this webinar cloudcheckr ceo & co-founder aaron newman will take a deep look into: - security best practices - monitoring & alerting on cloudtrail - monitoring & alerting on vpc flow logs - perimeter assessments
Recorded Webinar July 21, 2016
How MediaMath Saved $2 Million With CloudCheckr
how mediamath saved $2 million with cloudcheckr discover how mediamath turbo-charged their devops initiative and realized $2 million in cost savings in one year by leveraging cloudcheckr’s unified cloud governance platform and exclusive optimization and data analytics for aws. cloudcheckr helps the most discerning it, security and finance leaders reduce costs, increase operational efficiencies, and mitigate security risks.