Cloud Security: AWS Essentials, Challenges, Best Practices
June 6, 2023
Hosted by Joshua Nicholson
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Welcome to another episode of Cyber Security America with your host, Joshua Nicholson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuanicholson/). In this episode, we delve into the world of cloud computing and its impact on cybersecurity. We explore the major cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP, along with their deployment and service models. Discover the benefits of cloud computing, including Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS), Platform as a Service (PAAS), and Software as a Service (SAAS). Podcast Home Site: (https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/4125), YouTube Channel: (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp94j2q_-F4SwvxgQYI_8Cg) We also tackle the characteristics of cloud computing, including on-demand self-service, broad network access, resource pooling, rapid elasticity, measured service, virtualization, service-oriented architecture (SOA), grid computing, and utility computing. Gain insights into how these characteristics shape the cloud security landscape. This week's Intel briefing covers two critical vulnerabilities: CVE-2023-28771 affecting week's ZyWALL/USG series firmware and CVE-202-2868, a remote command injection vulnerability resulting from incomplete input validation of user-specified dot tar files. Furthermore, we dive into the fascinating topic of conducting Incident Response (IR) in the cloud versus on-premises. Explore the six major differences between these environments and understand the unique challenges and considerations for cloud-based IR. Joining us as our special guest is Martin Brough (Senior Manager of Cyber Defense Operations @ ARM semiconductors). He is a seasoned information security professional with over 20 years of experience. Martin's expertise spans various domains, including secure communications systems, email security, malware analysis, SIEM system logging, and cloud-based threat hunting. He is particularly well-versed in the field of Incident Response, with extensive knowledge in security design, training, and detection and response playbook writing. Martin has shared his insights at renowned conferences such as Def Con, Blackhat, and DerbyCon, and he has contributed to notable security publications like PenTest Magazine and Cyber Defense Magazine. Tune in as we explore the intricate world of cloud computing and its impact on cybersecurity. Stay informed and gain valuable insights on how to secure your cloud infrastructure effectively. This episode is a must-listen for both security professionals and enthusiasts alike. Remember to subscribe to Cyber Security America for more captivating discussions on the latest trends and challenges in the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity. Sponsored by (www.deepseas.com) #CyberSecurity #CloudComputing #AWS #Azure #GCP #IAAS #PAAS #SAAS #CloudSecurity #Virtualization #SOA #GridComputing #UtilityComputing #IncidentResponse #CloudIR #OnPremiseIR #InformationSecurity #Podcast #CyberSecurityAmerica #CybersecurityPodcast #DeepSeasSponsor
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Joshua R. Nicholson is a multi-faceted, strategic, and accomplished former U.S. Marine Corps, Sgt., global leader, and respected member of the international cyber security & IT communities. He has 24 years of "hands-on keyboard" technology experience coupled with direct CXO and Board transformation enablement skills. He has strong business acumen, extensive industry relationships, expert technical skills in several domains of IT and Security, and deep experience driving Information Security outcomes. Mr. Nicholson has a proven history delivering on large scale global enterprise information security projects and programs. He has broad experience working and travelling internationally (U.K., EU, Middle East, Asia, Australia) maintaining and building strong customer relationships with key foreign executives and Chief Information Security Officers. His strong technology and cyber engineering skills, coupled with a smooth and confident style of explaining highly technical terms in easy-to-understand business language, is a key attribute of his leadershp style.