3 09, 2018

Cloud TCO – Good Housekeeping

By | 2018-09-20T11:37:01+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, Cost Optimization, GCP, Public Cloud|0 Comments

In discussions of cloud computing and data center migrations, the question of “sticker shock” sometimes comes up. Sticker shock is real, but as we’ll show in this series of blog posts, it’s due to [...]

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 [...]

23 08, 2018

Get Smart About Your Cloud Migration

By | 2018-08-23T09:56:20+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|AWS, Cloud, Cost Optimization, Public Cloud|0 Comments

Migrating to the cloud can be tough. Often, and with good reason, organizations opt for incremental changes when adopting new technologies. But at some level, even a life-and-shift migration will require at least a [...]

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 [...]

16 08, 2018

Simplify your Terraform Code with Advanced Functions

By | 2018-08-16T14:52:54+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Terraform - Declarative but Powerful For years, Foghorn has been helping our clients to automate their infrastructure via code. Doing so enables them to have repeatable and audit-able infrastructure. Historically, the tools available have [...]

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 [...]

18 06, 2018

Get.. and KEEP.. HITRUST Certification in the cloud

By | 2018-07-13T16:15:30+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Cloud, Health Care, Public Cloud|0 Comments

If you are managing any Protected Health Information (PHI), you need to be HIPAA compliant. HIPAA is a law that contains guidelines and responsibilities but is not audited by an external provider.  Many companies are [...]

11 06, 2018

Peer Review – Using Terraform and Lambda to automate VPC Peering

By | 2018-06-13T15:31:24+00:00 June 11th, 2018|AWS, Cloud, Cloud Management, Public Cloud|0 Comments

Terraform as a Foundation Terraform is really great. As someone who has spent the better part of the past decade codifying cloud infrastructure, there is an inexorable groan from my vicinity when someone insists we [...]