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Creating a CIS Level 1 Hardened AWS AMI

Creating a CIS Level 1 Hardened AWS AMI

A security baseline configuration defines a set of agreed security configurations that an organization requires to be set during deployment of an infrastructure component such as an operating system. This allows such an organization to implement systems in an efficient and standardized manner as well as ensure that all infrastructure components meet a set of minimum security requirements. The Center for Internet Security (CIS) provides well-defined industry best practice security benchmarks to help organizations assess and improve their infrastructure security….

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Leveraging Cloud for Data Protection Compliance

Leveraging Cloud for Data Protection Compliance

Over the last couple of years, countries have adopted data protection regulations, appreciating the need to protect citizen data against unauthorized or unlawful processing, loss, theft, destruction, or damage. Such regulations include the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Kenya Data Protection Act (KDPA) and the Uganda Data Protection and Privacy Act (UDPPA). Organizations of all sizes are required to comply with the data protection regulations as long as they collect and/or process customer data in their business operations. Many Small…

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