Idols, Inc. is a provider of state of art solutions and services in the design and development of software systems using latest Technologies. They have an expertise in delivering cutting edge solutions which enable clients to realize their strategic enterprise information objectives in a record time. They are mainly focused in improving the productivity of Client Business by building, re-engineering, enhancing and supporting enterprise applications.
For Idols, Inc., compliance and data protection in the cloud have been a major challenge due to the shared responsibility model and automation of public cloud infrastructure. Other major challenge is to continuously monitor the infrastructure for any compliance deviation manually. They had to invest on time and manpower to ensure compliance. Hence to ensure consistent compliance controls across their infrastructure, they required new and automated methodologies.
The following are some of the key areas where client required continuous compliance.
After doing a deep analysis on client’s compliance requirements, SecureKloud suggested the usage of AWS Config and AWS OpsWorks to ensure continuous compliance and Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark are maintained across the client infrastructure
AWS Config provides a detailed view of the resources associated with the AWS account, including how they are configured, how they are related to one another, and how the configurations and their relationships have changed over time.
AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate provides a fully managed Chef server and suite of automation tools to automate testing for compliance and security and a user interface to give visibility into the nodes. The Chef server gives a full stack automation by handling operational tasks such as software and operating system configurations, package installations, database setups, and more.
SecureKloud helped Idols, Inc to reduce the investment on time and manpower to ensure continuous compliance by configuring AWS Config rules and AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate. Following are the config rules that ensures continuous compliance in the environment
Continuous Monitoring: With AWS Config Idols, Inc could continuously monitor and record configuration changes of their AWS resources over a given period of time.
Continuous Assessment: AWS Config allowed Idols, Inc to achieve continuous auditing and assessment of overall compliance of their AWS resource configurations with the organization policies and guidelines.
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