AWS Cloud Enterprise Strategy Blog

Tag: Security

Use the Cloud to Protect the Cloud: A Holistic Approach to Securing AWS at Enterprise Scale

Note: The following is a guest post from Matt Trentler, an AWS professional services manager from our security, risk, and compliance practice. Introduction by Clarke Rodgers, AWS Enterprise Strategist I often meet with CxOs who understand in principle that a well-architected cloud implementation can be more secure than their current datacenter. However, “How do I build that […]

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Announcing my New Book, War & Peace & IT – a Resource for Enterprise Leaders in the Digital Age

I’m very excited to announce that today is the official publication date of my latest book, War & Peace & IT: Business Leadership, Technology, and Success in the Digital Age. It is intended as the hitherto missing book for senior enterprise executives on how best to work with their technology organizations to accomplish their digital […]

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Data Protection in AWS

One of the most common areas of interest from customer executives regarding their move to AWS is data protection. Data protection can take many forms (e.g., backups, high availability, long-term storage), but the focus for this blog post will be encryption. This post has been co-written with Scott Conklin, an encryption expert from our AWS Professional […]

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Security at AWS

When meeting with security, risk, and compliance executives who have yet to start their cloud transformation or who already have multiple cloud workloads in AWS, I am often asked a version of the following question: “While we agree that the cloud is the new normal, it is different than running security on premise in the […]

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3 Benefits of Automating Compliance in the Cloud

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” — Warren Buffett I’ve supported compliance and security requirements throughout my technology career. In some cases, these requirements were extremely burdensome — for example, when my team was preparing for a Department of Defense audit, which consumed more than 50% of our time for months […]

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Reborn in the Cloud: Talen Energy’s Journey to the Cloud

“We don’t do load balancers anymore, we just do load balancing.” -Bruce Kantor, Talen Energy I don’t often get the opportunity to learn how the cloud is helping the energy industry rethink the way it delivers IT. There’s obviously a lot of great science behind power generation, but getting to hear about the technologies and […]

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