Tag: security

Solution Spotlight – Account Foundations

Posted December 15, 2021

The Account Foundation solution provides organizations with a simple, automated approach to managing their AWS cloud environments as the quantity and complexity of AWS accounts increase. Currently, many organizations begin their cloud journey by manually provisioning accounts, configuring guardrails, and leaving baseline account setup to the account owners. However, as an organization’s cloud presence scales upwards, this manual process slows down the account provisioning process and introduces many security vulnerabilities. 

Use Case: Full-Scale Compliance with Policy as Code

Posted November 3, 2021

How a leading global investment banking, securities, and investment management firm is leveraging policy-as-code techniques to enable application teams to adapt to the cloud faster without sacrificing security or compliance.

Solution Spotlight – Control Foundations

Posted October 20, 2021

Within the cloud, there are many layers at which security and compliance vulnerabilities present themselves. From the AWS Account’s permission models through application code, and at every layer in between. Enterprises that have a diverse AWS landscape, often look towards developing AWS Security controls to prevent vulnerabilities from being introduced to their environments. Our Control Foundations Solution enables security teams to define the organization’s controls through a PolicyasCode framework that can be used to continuously add, adjust controls, and deploy the changes to controls to meet compliance needs across the organization. The continuous adjustments and seamless deployments of these controls allows application and infrastructure teams across the organization to spend less time worrying about security controls and more time focusing on delivering high-quality work.

Use Case: Incident Response Automation 

Posted September 17, 2021

How a leading clearing hour Implementing incident response in an organization’s delegated security account and leveraging automation to implement AWS security services in a master-member setup

Automating the creation of Compliant AWS Accounts using AWS Control Tower for Financial Services

Posted September 10, 2020

Learn how to automate account creation and guardrail deployment using AWS Control Tower. This article allows financial services companies the ability to create environments that can assist in regulatory compliance for different Business Units and applications. Control Tower, along with the other AWS Services, can enable an enterprise to provide security and compliance controls over a vast AWS environment. This will lead to reduced risk and improved efficiency in providing infrastructure across an organization.

Providing a Workstation at Scale for a Financial Services Organization – Part 1

Posted May 14, 2020

Photo by @proxyclick from Unsplash In our previous blog post, Enabling a Financial Services Workforce to Work Remotely we discussed how it can be difficult to set up a remote workforce while still enforcing security and governance. For financial services organizations, providing workstations that enable Front Office, Middle Office, Back Office, Developers, etc. to access […]

Enabling a Financial Services Workforce to Work Remotely

Posted April 9, 2020

The Financial Services Industry is one of the most regulated industries in the world. The very nature of the business requires the industry to comply with strict security requirements. There are numerous regulatory requirements from handling payment card information (PCI-DSS) to how call recordings are labeled and managed (Dodd-Frank Act). When an organization needs to […]
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