Always Networks Blog - AWS

Always Networks is now Serverless!

Fri 21 December 2018

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This blog has now been moved on to AWS using entirely serverless technologies, meaning both reduced cost and better performance.

To do this, a number of technologies have been employed to automate the deployment. As there is really only one Always Networks site, a lot of this was probably a lot more effort than it could have been - it would probably have been easier to …

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Scout2 and Security Monkey - AWS Security Auditing

Wed 30 August 2017

I recently had cause to do some auditing of a pre-built AWS environment. The lazy guy in me tried out some free tools to speed things up.

Security Monkey

First up was Security Monkey. This was made by Netflix. It can be found on their github: https://github.com/Netflix/security_monkey. It's actually really well documented, and I just followed their setup guide verbatim - I …

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Automated Deployments of Palo Alto Firewalls in AWS

I've recently been working with a client on magically spinning up entire environments in AWS. This means I've learned a fair bit about AWS on the way!

Without going into too much detail (as it's the clients work), we have been bootstrapping Palo Alto firewalls. This allows you to be able to stand up a fully configured Palo Alto firewall using a CloudFormation script in …

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