eBooks

Written by UpGuard's experts and contributors, these resources are provided for free in .PDF format.

CISO's Guide to Cyber Resilience

CISO's Guide to Cyber Resilience

Cyber resilience is not just about maintaining strong IT security. It's about effectively managing all of the risks associated with doing business in today's digital landscapes.

The Executive's Guide to Managing Cyber Risk

The Executive's Guide to Managing Cyber Risk

Regardless of what stage of digital transformation an enterprise finds itself at, the same risks and challenges await at every turn– namely, in the areas of security, compliance, and data management.

The Network Administrator’s Guide To DevOps

The Network Administrator’s Guide To DevOps

For systems and network administrators, DevOps tends to evoke a certain degree of apprehension; many even claim to see the writing on the wall and predict the eventual demise of the network administrator role.

DevOps Pushes Agile to IT's Limits

DevOps Pushes Agile to IT's Limits

Learn key insights on the similarities and differences between Agile and DevOps as well as some key challenges and considerations when moving to DevOps.

IT Compliance for Banking and Finance

IT Compliance for Banking and Finance

Banking and financial organizations face daunting challenges as the industry continues to transition into the Information Age. Firms may face a myriad of challenges to attain compliance, but ultimately realize superior gains and opportunities from the resultant changes.

DevOps Lessons for CIOs

DevOps Lessons for CIOs

DevOps bridges the gap between developers, operations and QA in IT teams. As an executive, you always need to adapt to new methodologies that make your teams more efficient. But where do you start with DevOps in the Enterprise? Learn key DevOps lessons using our free ebook.

The DevOps Career Guide

The DevOps Career Guide

With the DevOps buzzword now reaching into job postings and position titles, it's time to learn what is expected of a DevOps professional. Like it or not, those who were formerly only Devs now need a basic understanding of Ops and vice versa. This guide will help you navigate potential pitfalls that you'll find along the way.

The ITIL Guide To DevOps

The ITIL Guide To DevOps

Get your enterprise up to date with improved ITIL processes using DevOps. This eBook will step through the major ITIL processes, outline what typically goes wrong, and examine how application of DevOps principles and tools can help.

HIPAA Compliance Without The Headache

HIPAA Compliance Without The Headache

Information technology is a crucial albeit costly endeavor for HIPAA-impacted organizations. Let us help you alleviate that headache with our handy HIPAA Compliance eBook.

PCI Compliance Without The Headache

PCI Compliance Without The Headache

Since the inception of PCI DSS, organizations have struggled to understand, implement, and comply with its guidelines. Let us help you alleviate that headache with our handy PCI Compliance eBook.

Continuous Security Monitoring for DevOps

Continuous Security Monitoring for DevOps

Fending off cyber attacks and maintaining security may be business as usual for enterprise IT, but vigilant organizations in recent years have been boosting their security measures in response to both increasing cyber crime and heightened control requirements from regulatory bodies.

The DevOps Toolchain

The DevOps Toolchain

With a variety of functions to fill, and jillions of tools to choose from, selecting the minimum number of tools that can get the job done right is a formidable task. To help with planning for large scale continuous delivery initiatives, we've created the DevOps Toolchain eBook.

DevOps For Cynics

DevOps: A Cynics Guide

You’ve heard about DevOps. Some of it sounds good, some of it sounds like bullshit. This book cuts through the DevOps culture war to explain a common-sense understanding of DevOps practices, pitfalls, and realistic expectations. If you think anything named DevOps has to be good, this book isn’t for you. 

A Beginner's Guide to Cybersecurity Insurance

A Beginner's Guide to Cybersecurity Insurance

Like drivers and the inevitable car accident, all businesses will likely suffer a data breach at some point.

The Non-Technical Guide to Cyber Risk

The Non-Technical Guide to Cyber Risk

You don’t need to be an IT security expert to grasp the fundamentals of cyber risk. Learn foundational knowledge and language for understanding and managing cyber risk in today's digital landscape.

Patch Management for DevOps

Patch Management for DevOps

You’ve certainly heard it before, but it’s worth repeating again: unpatched and out-of-date systems are a leading cause of security incidents.

The Four Prerequisites for DevOps Success

The Four Prerequisites for DevOps Success

Before you say "shut up and take my money" to the DevOps thought lords, you might want to spend a second learning what makes DevOps initiatives succeed or, more importantly, what makes them fail.

The Corporate Consequences of Cyber Crime: Who’s Liable?

The Corporate Consequences of Cyber Crime: Who’s Liable?

Companies have responded to these attacks with various tools, such as anti-virus, malware and other endpoint protection, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and others. But despite these additions, data breaches have been increasing steadily over the past five years.

DevOps for Windows

DevOps for Windows

As more Windows/Microsoft solutions move toward open source, you can certainly expect Windows-centric team cultures to follow suit.