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Observian Achieves AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency Status

Posted by Archie Horton on Aug 19, 2021 3:01:05 PM

Observian, an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status. This designation recognizes that Observian has successfully met AWS’s requirements for a baseline of managed security services to protect and monitor essential AWS resources 24/7, known as Level 1 Managed Security Services. This new baseline standard of quality for managed security services was introduced by AWS to benefit cloud environments of any size and it spans six security domains: vulnerability management, cloud security best practices and compliance, threat detection and response, network security, host and endpoint security, and application security. The six domains contain multiple MSSP services, each with technical skillset and operational process requirements specific to AWS.

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Tags: AWS, Security, Managed Security, MSSP

What are GCC High, GCC, DOD, and Commercial Microsoft 365?

Posted by Carter Howell on Aug 3, 2021 2:27:44 PM

Are you an IT leader in your organization, needing to choose the right Microsoft cloud platform for your company? Your security and compliance requirements play a key part here. Which of the available options, Microsoft 365 Commercial, Microsoft GCC, Microsoft 365 DOD, and Microsoft GCC High— meet your requirements? How do the security and compliance requirements vary for them? How can Observian help you to choose the right platform to get started? Read on, as we answer these questions below.

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Tags: Security, 365, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, Office 365

Cognito Vulnerability Detection Tool Demo with Lacework

Posted by Brad Woodward on Nov 2, 2020 1:36:50 PM
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Tags: AWS, Tools, Security, Webinar, Cloud

How Google Cloud Platform Stands Out from the Rest

Posted by Jason Knott on Oct 24, 2019 3:31:43 PM

With more public and private clouds popping up, it can be difficult for enterprises of any size to determine which cloud is best for them.  As the technology develops, each cloud provider boasts improved functionality and new integrations to make management and monitoring easier and provide users more flexibility in network and infrastructure configurations.  While AWS was the first cloud environment launched and Azure has the backing of industry powerhouse Microsoft, Google is finding its niche. 

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Tags: GCP, Networking, Security

Security, Cloud, and Containers - QA with AlertLogic's Peter Baumbach

Posted by Dan Taylor on Feb 13, 2019 3:04:29 PM

Recently I had the opportunity to engage in a Q&A session with Peter Baumbach from AlertLogic.  

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Tags: Security, Containers, Alert Logic