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24 08, 2018

Secrets Management Made Easy on AWS

By | 2018-09-10T22:27:45+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Public Cloud, Security|0 Comments

Cost of Automating vs. Cost of Managing Secrets management is one of those things that becomes more and more important as successful small companies grow into successful bigger companies.  At first, with a small group [...]

24 08, 2018

Securing Egress Traffic for HITRUST Compliance

By | 2018-08-24T14:38:08+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Cloud, Health Care, Public Cloud, Security|0 Comments

We have several clients who have struggled in the past with meeting the HITRUST requirements specifically around DLP and domain based whitelisting of egress traffic in AWS.  Recently we've implemented a great set of controls [...]

22 08, 2018

Getting Security Right with AWS Native Services

By | 2018-08-23T09:41:19+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Public Cloud, Security|0 Comments

At Foghorn, we spend lots of time helping design and build secure infrastructure running on AWS.  Heck, we've got an entire security practice devoted to it. What we designed in 2012 looked a lot different [...]

28 06, 2018

Foghorn Achieves AWS Well Architected Practitioner

By | 2018-06-28T09:32:50+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, Cost Optimization, Public Cloud, Security|0 Comments

Amazon Web Services (AWS) publishes their opinions of best practice architectures, and has historically performed Well Architected Reviews for key customers. Recently, Amazon has enlisted a small group of partners to join them in performing [...]

28 09, 2017

Updates to VPC-in-a-Box

By | 2018-03-22T20:33:50+00:00 September 28th, 2017|General|0 Comments

In case you aren't familiar with the offering, VPC-in-a-Box is Foghorn's best practice VPC design for Amazon Web Services; customized for client workloads, and delivered as re-usable, versionable code.  We've been delivering and iterating this [...]

4 04, 2017

New APIs expand the use for AWS Tags

By | 2018-03-22T23:08:04+00:00 April 4th, 2017|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management|0 Comments

Amazon recently announced some new features around tagging permissions that make tags considerably more useful.  Although this just came out, I already see a few areas where we can simplify automation scripts. More importantly, since we [...]