Knowledge sharing

We emphasize knowledge sharing. It's our way of enhancing domain expertise and pushing the boundaries of conventional practices. Our efforts take various forms, from podcasts to technical content and presentations. Our consultants are also available for private presentations and workshops to share our insights and expertise.

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Storebrand hired O3C for Cloud Security

"There has been a cultural shift at Storebrand," says Øyvind Bergerud, Head of Security Operations at Storebrand.

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Event Summary: fwd:cloudsec North America 2024

We believe that fwd:cloudsec is the best venue for cloud security professionals. It provides an arena for cloud security researchers and practitioners to come together and discuss everything moving in the cloud security space. The conference is also live-streamed, and content is posted on YouTube shortly after, ensuring that the valuable insights and knowledge shared are accessible to anyone. I am now even more excited about fwd:cloudsec Europe, which will happen in September, and I am proud to say that O3C is a sponsor!

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GitHub Self-Service Automation: Introduction to Repoman and Release

Today, we are announcing the release of Repoman, a Python-based project for managing GitHub Repositories, Teams, and secrets, and performing an Organization backup to Azure Blob Storage. This initial blog post will cover the backup client in more detail. The full project is available on GitHub.

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Building Secure Landing Zones

Securing cloud environments becomes increasingly critical as more organizations embrace public cloud services. However, building secure cloud environments is not always straightforward, and organizations often face challenges in ensuring security, integration with existing processes, and adoption. One concept that can help address these challenges is the Landing Zone.

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O3C and Coop Norway: Empowering Security Through Collaboration and Knowledge

O3C's approach to cybersecurity centers on a fundamental belief: they have a genuine interest in the customer's success. Coop Norway discovered this firsthand, recognizing a true partner dedicated to building a comprehensive cloud security approach tailored to Coop's needs and vision.

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Hardening Cloud VMs

My career in cybersecurity started with OS hardening, so I am rather passionate about the topic. When it comes to the cloud, many organizations have embraced automation. Yet, most skip hardening of the operating system or only do a bare minimum hardening baseline. I've also seen the pre-hardened CIS images used, but to my frustration, it update less frequently than other images. I am writing this as a companion post to my talk at NICConf. So, what are the options for hardening images in the cloud?

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