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    Using Fugue to Protect Against the Apache Log4j Vulnerability on AWS

    Becki Lee

    Richard Park also contributed to this post. The Apache Log4j vulnerability known as Log4Shell (CVE-2021-44228) is a serious vulnerability that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code on any server running the popular Apache Log4j Java logging library. It has a CVSS score of 10, the highest possible value, and should be addressed immediately.

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    6 Big AWS IAM Vulnerabilities – and How to Avoid Them

    Becki Lee

    What’s a cloud vulnerability? In the simplest terms, it’s an exploitable weakness in a cloud environment. Vulnerabilities are commonly caused by cloud resource misconfigurations and can lead to breaches and security failures — especially when the vulnerability is related to Identity and Access Management (IAM).

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    Securing an AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) App Using Regula and Open Policy Agent (OPA)

    Becki Lee

    This blog post was updated on December 15, 2021, to reflect version 2.20 of the AWS CDK. You may already know that Regula, Fugue's open-source policy engine that uses Open Policy Agent (OPA) for checking infrastructure as code (IaC), can evaluate Terraform and AWS CloudFormation templates for security issues. But did you know that you can use Regula to secure your AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) apps, too?

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    Infrastructure as Code has Shifted Cloud Security Left

    Drew Wright

    Cloud security has long been focused squarely on the cloud runtime environment to keep infrastructure free of misconfiguration vulnerabilities that can open the door to hackers and lead to data leaks and breaches. It is reasonable considering most (if not all) cloud-based security incidents result from customer mistakes in the form of cloud resource misconfiguration. Gartner calls this Cloud Security Posture Management, or CSPM.

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    Checking AWS CloudFormation IaC Security with Regula [Tutorial]

    Becki Lee

    Regula, our open-source infrastructure as code (IaC) policy engine, now supports AWS CloudFormation. This means you can use Regula to perform static analysis of CloudFormation YAML or JSON templates for security vulnerabilities and compliance violations – including templates that use the Serverless Application Model. For instance, if a template declares an EBS volume that does not have encryption enabled, Regula’s report will show which template – and which specific resource – failed the check.

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    On Fugue's Google Cloud Support and Meeting the Security Challenges of Multi-Cloud Environments

    Drew Wright

    Today we announced that Fugue now supports Google Cloud, in addition to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. Google Cloud support is key to providing our customers with a unified view of—and control over—the security posture of their cloud environment across cloud platforms. It was a top customer request, and considering the number of Google Cloud Projects we’ve seen onboarded to Fugue over the past few days, it’s clear that Google Cloud is experiencing significant growth.

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    Building a Secure Amazon S3 Bucket (AWS)

    Josh Stella

    Much has been said about Amazon S3 security on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the press and technical publications, and much of it is oversimplified and of limited practical use. Amazon S3 is an incredibly simple cloud service to use, but adequately securing your S3 resources is anything but simple, as too many organizations have discovered.

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