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Cloud-Native Data Protection Panel Recap

Cloud-Native Data Protection Panel Recap

Cloud environments present new challenges for data protection as technological innovation, flexibility, and abstraction change the way we copy, store, and handle data. That’s why Justin McCarthy, CTO and co-founder of strongDM, recently sat down with Mike Vizard and a panel of technology experts. ...
Managing Access to Ephemeral Infrastructure At Scale

Managing Access to Ephemeral Infrastructure At Scale

Managing a static fleet of strongDM servers is dead simple. You create the server in the strongDM console, place the public key file on the box, and it’s done! This scales really well for small deployments, but as your fleet grows, the burden of manual tasks grows with it.
Understanding Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

Understanding Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

In this article, we will take a comprehensive look at software-defined networking (SDN). You’ll learn what it is, how it works, and what its benefits and disadvantages are. You’ll also learn how SDN compares to and works with other types of networks and get answers to common questions.
A Beginner’s Guide to Microsegmentation

A Beginner’s Guide to Microsegmentation

In this article, we’ll review the basics of microsegmentation and discuss it in context with other network security models and practices, including Zero Trust, software-defined networking, and network segmentation. You’ll learn about the benefits of microsegmentation, how it works, challenges for implementation, and best practices.
What is an Attack Surface? (And the Best Way to Reduce It)

What is an Attack Surface? (And the Best Way to Reduce It)

Data breaches are a perpetual risk for modern organizations — and the wider your attack surface, the higher your organization’s risk of a breach. In this article, we will take a high-level look at what your attack surface is, what vectors and endpoints may be at risk, and how to analyze your attack surface.
Data Loss Prevention Best Practices

Data Loss Prevention Best Practices

Data loss prevention (DLP) can save organizations millions of dollars on data breaches every year. In this article, we will take a big-picture look at data loss prevention and discover how DLP tools and processes strengthen an enterprise’s security posture.
What is SD-WAN? Everything You Need to Know

What is SD-WAN? Everything You Need to Know

In this article, we’ll review what SD-WAN is, its history and development, as well as the key benefits and limitations of SD-WAN deployment. You’ll learn the difference between SD-WAN and WAN, VPNs, MPLS, and SDN and how the different services and solutions compare.
Understanding Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs)

Understanding Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs)

In this article, we’ll take a high-level look at what a CASB is, what it does, and how it works. You’ll learn the key pillars of CASBs and how they address the growing threat of Shadow IT in cloud-based organizations. By the end of this article, you’ll understand the differences between CASB, SASE, and IAM, as well as the main challenges to implementing a CASB solution.
What Is Lateral Movement? (And How to Detect & Prevent It)

What Is Lateral Movement? (And How to Detect & Prevent It)

Lateral movement is when an attacker gains initial access to one part of a network and then attempts to move deeper into the rest of the network — typically via remote desktop tools or remote administration tools (RATs).
You Can't Have Zero Trust Without Identity and Access Management

You Can't Have Zero Trust Without Identity and Access Management

In a recent podcast, Gartner described the starting point for Zero Trust: Identity and Access.
7 Network Segmentation Best Practices to Level-up Your Security

7 Network Segmentation Best Practices to Level-up Your Security

Network segmentation is key to a modern security posture. Boost your network security and improve performance with these network segmentation tips.
Being Better: Solving Today’s Infrastructure Security Challenges with Better’s CISO

Being Better: Solving Today’s Infrastructure Security Challenges with Better’s CISO

Modern infrastructure challenges range from new regulations to secrets management. See how Better’s CISO is tackling these challenges.
4 Things You Can Start Today to Improve Your API Security

4 Things You Can Start Today to Improve Your API Security

Surging API use presents new challenges for application security. Discover how experts from StackHawk, strongDM & imVision are learning to adapt and improve their API security.
Embracing the New Mindset of Cloud-Native Security

Embracing the New Mindset of Cloud-Native Security

What is a “mindset of cloud-native security”? 🤔 That’s a great question. That’s why Justin McCarthy, CTO and co-founder of strongDM, recently sat down with Mike Vizard at Container Journal and a panel of technology experts to discuss just that—and how to implement it without creating friction.
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