Engineer? Show us your skills, and we’ll show you how to use them in Cloud Security!

Engineer? Show us your skills, and we’ll show you how to use them in Cloud Security!

RedBear IT is a Cloud Services company who enable our customers to migrate to and innovate on Cloud. We are a growing Melbourne based company with large and small customers, both start-ups and established. RedBear IT is known for building high quality solutions for our customers. We also provide a managed service and we are specialists in Cloud security. We need another Cloud Engineer to help us continue to deliver […]

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Running Protected workloads on AWS

Running Protected workloads on AWS

In late January, AWS announced that it had been awarded the ability to host government workloads classified at the Protected level DLM in the Sydney AWS region The certification applies to 42 AWS services (46 if you include the different RDS database engines!). The official announcement is on the AWS Security blog. AWS haven’t had to make any changes to meet the requirements. There are no extra charges or specific […]

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AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 4

AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 4

Wow, the week has gone quick. Today is the last full day of re:Invent 2018. Tonight is the big re:Play party, always one of the highlights of the week. Before that, however, we have a number of highlights to share along with catching up from yesterday. Buckle up! Lambda as a target for ALB We all love the ALB, a foundation of scalability and availability in the AWS Cloud. It’s […]

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AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 3

AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 3

Wow, what another massive day at re:Invent 2018. There’s been so many announcements, I’m not sure where to start. Here’s a whistle-stop tour of our highlights! Object Store Enhancements S3 is AWS’s infinitely scalable, low cost object based storage solution. It has a number of tiers providing varying speeds of access at progressively cheaper prices. S3, and Glacier, the storage tier for long term archive, is the ideal place to […]

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AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 2

AWS re:Invent 2018 – day 2

It’s only Tuesday here at re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas but with all the action and announcements, it feels like we have been here a month. Our coverage continues today with more announcements. CloudWatch Log Insights CloudWatch has been a mainstay of the AWS Cloud for a long time. It provides access to metrics and logs and can be used as a trigger for notifications or actions. Until now, any […]

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AWS re:Invent 2018 first announcements

AWS re:Invent 2018 first announcements

.AWS’s re:Invent 2018 is back again, bigger and just plain crazier than ever. It’s only day one but already some significant new announcements have landed. This follows on from a slew of pre-event announcement. Let’s have a look at the most important for our customers AWS Transit Gateway Networking can get pretty complex. When you have multiple VPCs and a hybrid solution with an on-premises environment, routing between VPCs and […]

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AWS re:Invent survival guide

AWS re:Invent survival guide

Time to re:Invent ourselves again! AWS‘s annual conference, re:Invent, is just over a month away. Hands up who is excited? This year will be our fifth visit to re:Invent, held in Las Vegas. Suffice to say, we have seen it grow and grow since our first year in 2013. Every year it gets bigger and better and every year AWS announce a whole swag of new and exciting innovations. This […]

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Session Manager – another sneaker AWS feature?

Session Manager – another sneaker AWS feature?

AWS has been expanding their Systems Manager tool over the last year, adding a number of important features. Session Manager is the latest piece of the puzzle. It’s a seriously handy addition to the tool. In a nutshell, it allows anyone with the specific rights to access an EC2 instance without the private keys. Wait? What? Surely that’s insecure? Or is it? Let’s step back and talk about Systems Manager […]

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AWS Sydney Summit 2018 wrap-up

AWS Sydney Summit 2018 wrap-up

The AWS Sydney Summit 2018 rolled into town last week. Outside of re:Invent, AWS’s flagship global summit, Sydney hosts the largest AWS summit in the world. Bigger than San Francisco. Bigger than New York. Bigger than London. Over 20 000 attendees registered for the event. This year, it expanded to 3 days and moved to the ICC at Darling Harbour. For the first time, RedBear IT were exhibitors at the event. We […]

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AWS – the gift that keeps on giving

AWS – the gift that keeps on giving

AWS’s re:Invent may be over for another year but the announcements keep on coming! Our heads are still spinning from all the excitement and innovations (see our wrap up post) but AWS haven’t stopped. This week AWS released their Single Sign On (SSO) service. A few years ago, this would have made the cut at re:Invent but this year, with all the other releases something had to give. It’s an important service […]

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