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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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Your operational tools deliver continuous monitoring and alerting—why doesn’t your security suite?
Your operational tools deliver continuous monitoring and alerting—why doesn’t your security suite? No single path exists to a rugged DevOps approach that works for every organization, but certain key principles and techniques are used by the DevOps elite that give them distinct advantages. You can use these and revamp your organization’s processes and behaviors to gain efficiencies in your security operations. Security can no longer b...
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The ability to provision and update infrastructure using APIs helps protect applications, systems, and networks in the cloud…
The ability to provision and update infrastructure using APIs allows flexible and programmatic control of our security choices. These decisions will ultimately help protect intellectual data, content, applications, systems and networks ‘in’ the cloud. In this recorded webcast, John Martinez leads a deep dive discussion and provides a live demonstration of how to improve security awareness between IT, Dev, and Ops teams, as well as pro...
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Evident.io enjoys a unique competitive advantage by providing organizations with unparalleled continuous monitoring and remediation capabilities…
"Venrock is one of the most successful and well respected venture capital firms in the technology sector," said Tim Prendergast, cofounder and CEO of Evident.io. "Their support affirms our company's high value pedigree and validates that our solutions are truly defining a new era for cloud infrastructure security, incident response, and compliance."
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These industry-accepted best practices provide AWS users with clear, step-by-step implementation and assessment procedures…
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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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McAfee is one of the most brilliant, controversial, and outspoken pioneers in security…
RMISC serves as a powerful knowledge builder and networking opportunity for industry insiders as well for others who would like a glimpse into the fast-moving developments within the security field. This year’s event drew a record number of attendees because of its lineup of renowned panel of experts, including the high-profile keynote speaker John McAfee, who is currently running as the Libertarian Party candidate for president. McAfee...
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Chris Blask, executive director of the Cyberspace Research Institute (CRI), discusses trends in Threat Intelligence Sharing and Cloud Security…
Chris Blask, executive director of Webster University’s Cyberspace Research Institute (CRI) and chair of the Industrial Control System Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ICS-ISAC), discusses emerging trends in Threat Intelligence Sharing and Cloud Security...
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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...
You automated your deployment, elasticized your workloads, and dynamically provisioned your fleet. What do you do next? Tackle automating your security needs using the latest capabilities in the cloud! 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 advantag...
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In a world where servers are servers, and bits are bits, the King of Cloud will be the one that wields security as the weapon of choice...
Clouds tout their rapid elasticity, infinite scalability and commodity pricing when wooing developers and operations engineers. While these are some of the sexier features of today’s cloud infrastructure providers, they are not the ultimate differentiator that will win the hearts and minds of the desirable CIOs running the Fortune 5000 enterprises. What magic trait will cloud providers rely on to earn the hearts of these power players? ...
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The exposed admin interface gives remote attackers the ability to connect to the cluster and perform functions without authentication or resistance…
What you are seeing here is the failure to implement proper security controls around administrative interfaces of, in this case, Enterprise Cassandra NoSQL clusters. The unprotected administrative interface gives remote attackers the ability to connect to the cluster and perform administrative functions without authentication or resistance. This is often the result of business pressure to deploy technology to solve complex problems, b...
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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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