Entries by Ariel Zeitlin

AWS Security Best Practices

AWS is the biggest player in the public IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) market and a critical component of the hybrid-cloud infrastructure in many enterprises. Understanding how to secure AWS resources and minimize the impact of any breaches that do occur has become more important than ever. For this reason, after closing 2018 with Infection […]

The hidden costs of VLAN segmentation

Using VLANs for segmentation has a nice advantage – it requires no new tools and you can use your existing networking infrastructure. But the reality is that there are hidden costs to this approach which make it expensive (in fact, very expensive). Let’s take a look at some of the often unknown costs associated with VLAN segmentation.

When Looking for SWIFT Audit Guidelines, Beware of the Customer Security Controls Framework

In March 2017 SWIFT published its new Customer Security Controls Framework to the community. This is the first time SWIFT is publishing such security guidance and they announced that they will start auditing compliance with those requirements from January 2018, leaving SWIFT users (roughly any financial institution in the world) only a few months to […]