Category Archives: Cloud Security

2018 AWS Security Specialty Exam: Updated July 2018

Finally, it’s here! I’ve compiled a list of resources and videos to help you study! AWS Certified Security – Specialty Exam   Official Exam Guide First, here is the pdf of the  AWS Exam Guide for the  SCS-C01 Now, here is … Continue reading

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OSSEC / Auto-OSSEC Automation in AWS Linux – More GLUE!

  OSSEC is a tricky devil to automate. And what I mean by automate; is install the ossec-hids-server, install the ossec-hids agent, register the agent and have the server recognize that registration without human prompts. If you’ve done this before, … Continue reading

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate ELB & AutoScaling Study Sheet

AWS Elastic Load Balancer is the “card dealer” that evenly distributes “cards” [traffic ] across “card players” [ EC2 instances ] . Works across EC2 instances in multiple Availability Zones supports http, https, TCP and SSL traffic / listeners uses … Continue reading

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AWS Certified Architect Associate VPC Study Sheet

AWS VPC As a Network Engineer; it fascinates me what Amazon has done to virtualize the Network in its Virtual Private Cloud.   Here go the notes! AWS VPC is a logically isolated section of the AWS Cloud, a virtual … Continue reading

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AWS Workshop Automating Security in the Cloud in Denver: Day 1

When I found out AWS was going to be doing a two day Security class in my home town at the end of April, I took no chances and simply requested two days PTO so I could go to this … Continue reading

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Why I am pursuing Amazon Certified Solutions Architect Certification

It’s time to switch up here a bit . . . While we Security Professionals have been shunning all things Cloud and jumping up and down, waving our hands, desperately warning our employers not to move data there; the world … Continue reading

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