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Maintain local control over their keys while still taking advantage of the other features offered by KMS…
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn AWS has released the Cloud Adoption Maturity Model, a set of guidelines intended to assist in the development of a practical strategy for moving critical workloads to the cloud. “This model defines characteristics that determine the stage of maturity, transformation activities within each stage that must be completed to move to the next stage, and outcomes... Read more »
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Facebook Twitter LinkedIn The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has announced that they are migrating their Avox Data Services, a legal entity reference data repository, to Amazon Web Services (AWS). DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for global financial services industries, annonced the move as part of a company-wide initiative to increase scalability, reduce costs, and further enhance the security of their... Read more »
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“As the EU-US Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbor, we understand many of our customers have questions about what this means for them..."
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn AWS recently released an update on the potential impact of the European Commission and the US Government agreement on transatlantic data flow called the EU-US Privacy Shield, which was formally adopted on July 12, 2016. “As the EU-US Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbor, we understand many of our customers have questions about what this means for them. The... Read more »
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The trend towards increasing cloud deployments over traditional on-prem data centers will impact as much as $1 trillion dollars in IT spending…
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn According to recently released research from Gartner titled “Market Insight: Cloud Shift — The Transition of IT Spending from Traditional Systems to Cloud,” the trend towards increasing cloud deployments over traditional on-prem data centers will impact as much as $1 trillion dollars in IT spending over the next five years, making cloud computing a... Read more »
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Why is the “Rugged DevOps” movement so important? Consider the changes in today’s technology landscape when it comes to resiliency and security…
We’re in a pivotal moment in technology where programmatic infrastructure, everything-as-a-service, and an explosion of internet-connected devices are combining to create amazing opportunities for businesses. The margin of differentiation between competitors is often small enough to be overcome by sufficient cash investment to accelerate one innovator over the other. However, we are now seeing perhaps the most underrated and far-reach...
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Cloud adopters must implement security automation, continuous monitoring, and aggressive remediation to protect their cloud assets…
Security can be daunting in traditional datacenter environments, and adding the dynamism that cloud environments bring can be frightening for many organizations. Many organizations feel like they are faced with the choice of either taking a leap of faith and hoping for the best where security in the cloud is concerned, or falling behind their competitors in the adoption of newer and more efficient network technologies. But is this reall...
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Don’t wait until you need the logs to enable them, that will only make the situation worse…
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Moving your architecture to AWS in whole or part also means that your team reaps the rewards of new changes and services that are sometimes deployed very rapidly. This is a distinguishing feature of the cloud operations, and it is actually a good thing. But let’s not quibble over the merit of... Read more »
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Cloud Security Alliance US Congress 2016...
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) recently released the event schedule for the next U.S. conference scheduled to take place September 13-16, 2016, at the San Jose Convention Center, which is designed to provide attendees with “advanced knowledge and collaboration opportunities.” Specialized workshops are scheduled to take place Wednesday, September 14, which will be offered at an additional cost, and will include:... Rea...
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The majority of organizations indicate the CIO is the primary driver for cloud adoption...
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn According to a recent study titled Trends in Cloud Computing (gated) conducted by Unisys and Microsoft which surveyed more than 200 information technology leaders regarding cloud computing and how it is impacting their organizations, the majority of respondents indicated that the CIO is the primary driver in the organization for cloud adoption. “Seventy-two (72) percent of the survey respondents say that... Read more »
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While the change to continuous deployment promises a lot of new efficiencies, it also turns security on its head...
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Software development is evolving from ambitious projects that are built over the course of months and years, and released in one bang, to cloud-based software services that are continuously developed and updated and delivered to the user. This way, when the organization decides it wants a new feature or set of capabilities... Read more »
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The application of security automation in an API-centric cloud world represents a net new opportunity for defenders to gain an advantage…
We can no longer deploy catch-all appliances or wrap hosts in countless layers of agent-based security technology in modern cloud environments. The context and approach to security has changed drastically in this shared ecosystem. It's time for us, as an industry, to acknowledge this shift and equip ourselves for success in the new world before us through security automation...
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It's time to re-think your organization’s processes and behaviors to demonstrate the latest efficiencies in your security operations…
There’s no single path to building an automated and continuous security architecture that works for every organization, but certain key principles and techniques are used by the early adopter cloud elite that give them distinct advantages...
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  • Evident.io
    Director of Corporate Communications, 2015 - present
    Anthony M. Freed is the Director of Corporate Communications at Evident.io, the leading provider of cloud security intelligence services which automates vulnerability detection processes while enforcing security and compliance policies. By delivering the fastest security intelligence available to cloud engineers in a friendly, consumable manner, Evident.io bridges the gap between agile and airtight. In 2013, Evident was founded by security experts, engineers, and DevOps experts with the mission of creating a cloud security infrastructure that is as easy to install and use as it is rock solid. Our leaders have worked with some of the biggest names in security and cloud computing – Adobe, Netflix, McAfee, Trend Micro and Norse – and bring with them a deep understanding of the cloud and key security processes.
  • Norse Corporation
    Senior Editor of Publications, 2014 - 2015
  • Tripwire, Inc.
    Community Engagement & Social Media Coordinator, 2014
  • Freelance Security Writer
    2008 - 2013
  • Infosec Island
    Managing Editor, 2010 - 2012
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Anthony M. Freed is the Director of Corporate Communications at Evident.io, the leading provider of cloud security intelligence services which automates vulnerability detection processes while enforcing security and compliance policies.

Anthony is also the Communications Advisor for the Cyber Security Forum Initiative, which provides Cyber Warfare awareness, guidance, and security solutions through collaboration, education, volunteer work, and training to assist the US Government, US Military, Commercial Interests, and International Partners.

Anthony is an infosec journalist who authored numerous feature articles, interviews and investigative reports which have been sourced and cited by dozens of major media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, The Register, Financial Times of London, MSNBC, Fox News, PC/IT/Computer/Tech World, eWeek, SC Magazine, CSO Magazine, Federal News Radio, The Herald-Tribune, Naked Security, and many more. 

Anthony previously wrote about the finance industry before moving into the information security field, and received notoriety as a financial freelance journalist, including having numerous articles published by leading media syndicates such as The Chicago Sun-Times, Business Week’s Business Exchange, Seeking Alpha, InvestorCentric, OpenSalon, Bear Market Investments, Alacra Pulse, ML-Implode, and dozens more.

Anthony also previously worked as a consultant to senior members of product development, secondary and capital markets from the largest financial institutions in the country, and he had a front row seat to the bursting of the credit bubble.

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