Don Mills

Don Mills

Chief Security Architect
A hacker at heart, Don Mills, is Chief Information Security Officer and a Cloud Architect genius. He has helped public and private organizations design, implement and secure their most crucial infrastructures for 20 years and holds about 40 active industry certifications.

Thought Leadership

Planning Your Cloud Security Strategy? Here are 3 Things to Keep in Mind.

Whether you’re considering making a move to the cloud or planning to make enhancements to your current infrastructure, it’s important to have a solid security strategy in place….

Companies Keep Learning a Hard Lesson: The CD Projekt Red Hack

A few months ago, I posted an article about what DevOps and Security teams could learn from the SolarWinds hack. And now I’m back with another high-profile attack on a company that had their…

What the SolarWinds Hack teaches us about DevOps security

We’re all starting to see the news trickle out about government agencies, tech giants, and security firms all being compromised by suspected nation-state actors. A concerning new reality…

A Frightening Campfire Tale: Password Security

We like to have fun at SingleStone. We also miss spending Friday afternoons in the office together. So, we recently shook up our virtual “Firm Friday” meeting and…

Securing Remote Work with the Cloud

Five ways AWS Workspaces can help keep your applications and data safe during these challenging times So I don’t think it will surprise anyone if I make the…

How to Become a Cybersecurity Expert: Don Mills

In our last Q&A, we heard from cloud and DevOps aficionado Chris Belyea. This week, we sat down with Don Mills, cloud architect and cybersecurity guru. Don shares…

Service Meshes for Infrastructure/DevOps Teams: An Introduction

Service meshes as a concept have been gradually growing in perception and usage over the past year or so. You may have heard the term mentioned in relation…

CloudFormation Mapping and Conditionals: Making Your Templates More Universal

Learn about infrastructure as code and the benefits of AWS CloudFormation. Updated November 2019: When I originally wrote this article, CloudFormation was written in JSON only. Thank goodness…