September 11, 2023

EP138 Terraform for Security Teams: How to Use IaC to Secure the Cloud



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Topics covered:

  • Could you give us a 2 minute picture on what Terraform is, what stages of the cloud lifecycle it is relevant for, and how it intersects with security teams?
  • How can Terraform be used for security automation? How should security teams work with DevOps teams to use it?
  • What are some of the obvious and not so obvious security challenges of using Terraform?
  • How can security best practices be applied to infrastructure instantiated via Terraform?
  • What is the relationship between Terraform and policy as code (PaC)?
  • How do you get started with all this?
  • What do you tell the security teams who want to do cloud security the “old way” and not the cloud-native way?

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