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Day Two Cloud 134: Simplifying Infrastructure Access With StrongDM

Day Two Cloud 134: Simplifying Infrastructure Access With StrongDM

StrongDM takes a proxy approach to the challenge of access and authentication. It uses a local client that can run on a Mac, Windows, or Linux
Meet strongDM | Cameron Delano

Meet strongDM | Cameron Delano

Meet Cameron, Solutions Architect at strongDM and a gaming-world defender who helped rescue Christmas from the Lizard Squad in 2014.
Alternatives to Cloudflare Access
Alternatives to Cloudflare Access
Cloudflare Access is a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) SaaS application that works with identity providers and endpoint protection platforms to enforce access policies for corporate applications, private IP spaces, and hostnames. It aims to prevent lateral movement and reduce VPN reliance. However, if you're looking to enable fast, secure access to your stack - with complete audit trails - Cloudflare Access might not be the best solution for your requirements.
Understanding GCP IAM Roles
Understanding GCP IAM Roles
In this article, you’ll learn about how GCP IAM works and the different types of roles that can be delegated to users as well as when those roles are most appropriate in the GCP environment. By the end of this article, you’ll have a clear understanding of the pros and cons of each different role type as well as their limitations.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) Best Practices
Identity and Access Management (IAM) Best Practices
In this article, we'll list eleven Identity and Access Management (IAM) best practices and describe each one of them in detail. You'll also learn how to make these best practices standard in your organization.
Access Management 101: Tracking and Managing Infrastructure
Access Management 101: Tracking and Managing Infrastructure
When it comes to Access Management, taking inventory of your systems is just one of the tasks you need to tackle. Watch the course on Access Roles & Discovery to learn why taking inventory of your employees and their required access is just as important.
Pain in the Access: Database Management Challenges
Pain in the Access: Database Management Challenges
Apart from its business functions, a database’s core functions are integrating, separating, controlling, accessing, and protecting data. As such, organizations adopting databases must prioritize optimizing data access and protection.
Event: Devising Cloud Strategies and Solutions
Event: Devising Cloud Strategies and Solutions
Attend this MegaCast for a ton of new ideas on how to use the cloud to advance your long-range IT goals. What are the ways that software-as-a-service could replace some on-premises infrastructure? How could a switch to modern applications supercharge an area of your business? Where could an expansion of infrastructure-as-a-service usage reduce your overall costs or dramatically improve your capacity and capability?
What strongDMers are Cooking Up
What strongDMers are Cooking Up
Our strongDM team has their game day faces on and are ready to share some of their top Super Bowl food draft picks! Check out these mouth watering recipes.
Meet strongDM | Brad Schaider
Meet strongDM | Brad Schaider
Meet Brad, IT Manager at strongDM whose early career included technical and artistic work on blockbuster movie trailers for Disney, Marvel, and more.
Answering Auditors’ Questions in a SOC 2 Review
Answering Auditors’ Questions in a SOC 2 Review
We recently completed our own SOC 2 audit, so we thought we’d review how we dogfooded our own product. We’ll share tips and tricks to make the audit process a little easier, whether you’re wrapping up your own or about to dive into the coming year’s audit. Here are the questions auditors asked us during our own SOC 2 audit and the commands and strongDM tooling we used to gather the evidence they requested.
Infrastructure access app UI
Connect your first server or database in 5 minutes. No kidding.