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AWS Week In Review April 10 2018


Here’s my latest commentary on the last week in Amazon Web Services announcements… zomg. New Shiny Things. Last week, Amazon Web Services had their annual San Francisco summit. Along with this year’s summit, there were lots of new service announcements AWS Secrets Manager: store, manage, rotate, and retrieve secret data.  This is a full-fledged service […]

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AWS Week In Review: April 3 2018


Here’s your weekly breakdown of all things AWS…and lot’s of stuff this week ranging from new pricing tiers to new Alexa for Business features. AWS Web Application Firewall Available in US East (Ohio) Good news for anyone with their cloud infrastructure hosted in Amazon’s other US-East region (Ohio). This week, Amazon launched their Web Application […]

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Why Are Web Application Firewalls So Misunderstood?


Web Application Firewalls are popular for DevOps and Security Ops teams. They are also one of the most misunderstood and are often implemented incorrectly. I’ll explain what a Web Application Firewall (WAF) is and how to best to set one up. Web Application Firewall: A Brief History WAFs rapidly gained popularity in the 2000s after […]