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New to AWS VPCs? Here’s What You Need to Know

By Sean McDonnell | July 30, 2019

Last week I was asked to create a 3 tier VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) from scratch and demo it to the company. This is what I learned. Using tools like AWS (Amazon Web Services) CloudFormation or Terraform can build a VPC quicker — like a microwaveable meal. However, if you’d like to learn the intricacies of a…

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Capital One and EC2 Hack – an Overview

By Nate Aiman-Smith | August 5, 2019 |

There’s been a ton of coverage of the recently discovered Capital One breach. I’m generally very skeptical when AWS security makes the news; so far, most “breaches” have been a result of the customer implementing AWS services in an insecure manner, usually by allowing unrestricted internet access and often overriding defaults to remove safeguards (I’m looking at you, NICE and Accenture and Dow Jones!).  Occasionally, a discovered “AWS vulnerability” impacts a large number of applications in AWS – and it also impacts any similarly-configured applications that are *not* in AWS (see, for example, this PR piece…um,…

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