Cloud Security Masterclass: Minimizing the Blast Radius of a Cloud Breach

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Josh Stella, Chief Architect of Snyk

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The Twitch breach may have begun with a lone server misconfiguration, but its blast radius reached everything from sensitive customer data to source code for yet-to-be-released applications. Today’s cloud attacks don’t exploit a single misconfiguration, but rather a series of them. In this Cloud Security Masterclass, Josh Stella will walk through a process for understanding the blast radius of a variety of potential security events in your environment, and steps you can take to prevent minor ones from becoming catastrophic breaches. You’ll walk away from this session with an understanding of how to: Evaluate your Identity and Access Management (IAM) resources for weaknesses that attackers can exploit Employ penetration testing methodologies to assess the blast radius of public-facing resource misconfigurations Harden your cloud security posture using policy as code to address complex, multi-resource “blast radius” risks

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