Cloud Governance


  1. Federal Agencies Are Going Multi-Cloud. The Reasoning and the Watchouts


    The federal government has steadily advocated for its agencies to adopt cloud computing over the past decade. Today, quite often, that means supporting a multi-cloud environment that provides flexibility and cost efficiency. From Cloud First to Multi-Cloud Ten years ago, the OMB released its “Cloud First” strategy as part of the federal IT modernization effort, […]

  2. How to Enhance Cloud Security with the AWS Security Maturity Roadmap &


    Whether your cloud presence is big or small, cloud security is a key concern. Threats – internal and external – aren’t diminishing, so security remains a key foundational element of a successful and reliable cloud environment. Security is a key focus for us here at Scott Piper of Summit Route recently released his annual […]

  3. Do You Have Compliance Confidence?


    Getting cloud resources in compliance with regulations and standards is a must for many organizations. Whether it’s internal or external standards, you’re likely expected to enforce some security measures in the cloud. In fact, on average, organizations comply with 13 different compliance and/or privacy regulations.1 But some of the data around this is not very […]

  4. Launches Cloud Governance Course


    ‘Cloud governance’ is not a new topic, but it’s one that’s often misunderstood. People tend to use it interchangeably with ‘cloud management’ or, based on just the mere sound of governance, they think it must be pure drudgery. In reality, cloud governance is what you need before you start down the path of cloud management. […]

  5. c7n-mailer: How to Integrate with Slack & Splunk


    In our 2.18 release, we announced the general availability of our continuous compliance functionality.  Continuous compliance brings the power of the leading open-source policy engine, Cloud Custodian, to I believe pairing Cloud Custodian with’s multi-cloud support to visualize, manage, and provide easy remediation for findings is a cloud security game-changer. But our initial […]

  6. How Poor User Experience Impacts Cloud Value


    We recently presented at FCW’s virtual Department of Defense (DoD) Cloud Workshop to discuss the unique challenges and complexities in the DoD landscape, where hundreds of cloud initiatives are currently underway. The event included speakers from the DoD’s Cloud Computing Program Office, DISA, USAF/A1, and the GSA.’s CEO, Brian Price, presented Accelerating Time to […]

  7. How to Shift Left & Down in the Cloud


    We recently partnered with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and EITR Technologies to deliver a webinar with the Cloud Security Alliance. In Shift Left and Shift Down in the Cloud, we covered examples of shifting left and shifting down in the cloud to improve and automate security. Shift left describes the process and tactics that […]

  8. 3 Tips to Build a Successful Cloud Strategy Roadmap


    The decision to leverage the cloud fundamentally changes an organization’s existing operating models. Before you get started with cloud governance, you need to transition to the cloud, which is no small feat. If you want to be successful with such a big change, it’s important to plan. That adoption plan is called your cloud roadmap. […]

  9. Integrating and AWS Control Tower


    February 2021 Update:  Since we first announced our integration with AWS Control Tower in June 2020, we’ve worked with the AWS Control Tower team to expand the integration in reverse to allow customers who provision an account through AWS Control Tower to automatically enroll the account with and place it in the Account Cache. We’ve also been listed as an AWS […]