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Top 10 things you can do today to enhance your AWS security

AWS brings agility to your business because you no longer have to wait for days for IT to spin up new servers. AWS enables organizations to quickly respond to business needs and rapidly add value to their clients. However, the speed doesn’t need to come at the expense of compromised security. Security is even more […]
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nOps Rules – Unused Resources

Unused resources accumulate in AWS as your workflows change and evolve. We do not tend to think about tidying up loose ends every time a workflow change occurs. For example, when you stop an EC2 instance, your automation might not delete EBS volumes. These volumes pile up and continue to incur cost. ELB has a […]
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nOps Rules – Root-user MFA

Enabling root user multi-factor authentication is great security practice. Some companies go as far as enabling physical MFA and locking it down in vault somewhere. nOps provide easy overview which one of your projects don’t have root MFA enabled. You can also receive real-time notifications when root logs in the console with our without MFA. […]
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nOps Rules – Unrestricted SSH

Allowing SSH access to everyone is not a secure practice. Once you configure Unrestricted SSH Monitoring, any time someone opens port 22 to all, you’ll receive real-time notification. Unrestricted SSH Rule To enable the rule, simply go to the “Available nOps Rules” tab in nOps Rules and click on the “Unrestricted SSH” rule. Unrestricted SSH […]
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nOps Rules – Users without MFA

Multi-factor authentication is hard to enforce in AWS, yet is it recommended through AWS Security best practices to have it enabled for all users. nOps allows you receive real time alerts when any of your users login to AWS console without MFA across all your projects. Users Without MFA Rule To enable the rule, simply […]
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nOps Rules – AWS CloudTrail

AWS CloudTrail provides audit trail for your cloud infrastructure. This is one of the services that should be enabled by default, but it’s not. Enabling AWS CloudTrail on all your AWS accounts is good security practice. nOps Rule allows you to monitor AWS CloudTrail across regions and projects. You receive real-time notification if AWS CloudTrail […]
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nOps Rules – Tag Violation

Monitoring for tag compliance is the most effective way to ensure compliance for your cloud environments. If your organization doesn’t enforce proper tagging policies, eventually, no one will know who originally launched the resources and for what purpose. With nOps’ flexible tag-violation configuration, you will receive real-time notification if newly launched resources violate the tag […]
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ITIL Change Management For Cloud

ITIL provides guidelines and processes for managing changes by IT. These guidelines help companies to ensure when IT makes changes–and changes are inevitable—service reliability is not jeopardized and there is no negative impact on customers’ experience. But IT also needs to make changes fast, especially if you are on cloud. Cloud’s main draw is that […]
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