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Pranav Awasthi

Pranav Awasthi

Pranav Awasthi is a Research Associate (Migration, Infra, and Security) at CloudThat. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science and completed various certifications in multi-cloud such as AWS, Azure, and GCP. His area of interest lies in Cloud Architecture and Security, Application Security, Red teaming, and Penetration Testing. Apart from professional interests. He likes to spend some time learning new generation techs and tools also reading books and playing sports.

Guide to Container Security – Everything You Need to Know

Posted on August 2, 2022 by Pranav Awasthi | Comments(0)

Industry vendors today emphasize security and isolation concerns for containers as a top priority, even though they are splitting their applications into services and microservices. Strategies for maintaining container security include reducing the attack surfaces in container images, avoiding public container images, and implementing role-based access controls (RBAC).


Implementing MFA Policy on the IAM Users in an AWS Account

Posted on April 26, 2022 by Pranav Awasthi | Comments(0)

In the IT Industry, it is common not to realize that many security teams today have to instruct engineers to use Multi-Factor Authentication on cloud accounts. As a result, hackers have an easy way to hack cloud accounts. The problem statement got formulated when we saw that there are many users in our AWS infrastructure who are not using Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) authentication and because of this our Security Hub Score was also getting impacted. I had just started to learn cloud and I thought of solving the problem statement using some level of automation and I am enforcing MFA policies.   But before I dig deeper, first things first, Let me brief you about a few services/resources of AWS I have used to achieve the goal.

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