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Since the advent of cloud computing, there have been three almost universally agreed upon cloud service models:...


Tags: DevOps, Cloud Governance

What is the AWS Cloud Adopti­on Framework and Readiness Tool?

The AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) was created based on...


Tags: AWS Insights, Cloud Adoption Framework

Cloud Compliance is Dependent on People and Technology 

Regulatory standards abound in the cloud. Healthcare has HIPAA, the...


Tags: Compliance, Cloud Security Posture Management, Cloud Governance

Cloud Security in the time of Covid

Recent events have forced businesses to modernize; adopting IaaS and PaaS services at an...


Tags: Cloud Security Posture Management, Cloud Governance, Cloud Security

Security and governance too often seem like sticks. If you don't meet a requirement you are going to get beat over the head or...


Tags: DevOps, Security & Compliance, Governance

A few weeks ago, I sat for the CompTia Security + Exam. Studying was grueling, since keeping information systems secure is...


Tags: Security & Compliance

“We have to find a way to work together…”

Those were the thoughts going through my mind and those of my new colleague, John...


Tags: Featured, OpsCompass Releases, Cloud Security Posture Management

By Steve Faith On January 30, 2020

Security vs. Compliance

Ok, let's start with the people that are very annoyed with the title. I know why, you're probably thinking at the very least...


Tags: Security & Compliance, Featured, Cloud Security Posture Management

For years IT professionals have hotly debated the relative merits of agent-based and agentless approaches for IT monitoring...


Tags: Featured, Governance

OPERATIONALIZATION OF THE Cloud Adoption Framework

OpsCompass was started because we saw a need for better Security and...


Tags: Cloud Adoption Framework, Cloud Governance

What does it mean to measure cloud compliance and governance?

We introduced the concept of creating scoring against our...


Tags: Governance, OpsCompass Releases

It is useful to go back in time in order to move forward

Let's go back several years when all we had to worry about was an...


Tags: Featured, OpsCompass Releases

When people ask me what we do at OpsCompass, one of the things I say is, “We help you stay off the cover of The Wall Street...


Tags: Security & Compliance, Featured

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