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Threat Update 34 – Isn’t the Internet Supposed to be Bombproof?

AWS, Cybersecurity News

The FBI recently averted a potential attack on the AWS cloud – and in the process raised many questions about the stability and redundancy of “the cloud” and the technology built on it. While it’s easy to visualize redundancy in the on-prem storage world, who exactly controls these things in the cloud? How does the “shared responsibility” model split up this critical component? Is redundancy built into IaaS/PaaS offerings? Or must organizations or developers build it themselves?

Join Kilian Englert and Ryan O’Boyle from the Varonis Incident Response team live as they dissect what could happen if a major data center went down, and how organizations leveraging cloud technology or solutions can prepare for business continuity.

Articles referenced in this video:
FBI arrests man for plan to kill “70% of Internet” in AWS bomb attack
Amazon AWS Outage Shows Data in the Cloud is Not Always Safe
A Far-Right Extremist Allegedly Plotted to Blow Up Amazon Data Centers

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Kilian Englert

Kilian Englert

Kilian has a background in enterprise security engineering, as well as security solution selling. Kilian is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and creates internal and public content on topics related to cyber security and technology best practices.

 

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