There’s an easier way to accelerate compliance If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably already aware of how difficult it is deploying hardware or software into the Federal Government. Just for table stakes, you may have to ensure your product is compliant with DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement) and FISMA (Federal Information Security Management
Security baseline automation of STIG and CIS controls with Ansible is improving resource management and compliance With an ever-growing workload to accommodate, IT is deploying cloud services and automation to help keep pace with its line-of-business demands. A factory-like mentality towards IT infrastructure operations has allowed businesses to improve upon its SLAs while increasing the
Even with automation, security baselines like STIG or CIS remain a challenge to manage. But there is hope.
Ever ask a sysadmin what they find most tedious about their job? If they’re being honest, keeping up with security patching and compliance causes the most headaches. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. Patching continues to be a labor-intensive job with dire consequences for misconfigurations that could down a system or expose parts of the environment to