AWS security News
August 06, 2015
Encryption key management has become table stakes for cloud vendors, but bringing your own key isn't always the right move.
June 30, 2015
A slimmed-down, Amazon-created version of the Transport Layer Security standard has been open sourced. Will it head off future cloud reboots?
March 03, 2015
Hackers attacked a helpdesk software maker's website, putting tens of thousands of customers at risk. But a move to Amazon Web Services saved the day.
February 16, 2015
Amazon Web Services IAM now supports managed policies, which allows IT teams to cut back on manual processes.
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