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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There is no catch-all for securing a cloud network. Administrators should take a comprehensive approach to protect AWS cloud resources. Continue Reading
Capturing more attention than years past, AWS re:Invent 2015 could see a variety of new tools. Cloud users should keep an eye on the developments and consider adjustments to their services. Continue Reading
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Whether deploying third-party tools or simply managing permissions, the responsibility of securing cloud resources belongs to the entire IT staff. Continue Reading
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AWS considers security a shared responsibility, so admins must take all steps necessary to ensure data that resides in RDS is safe. Continue Reading
Automating configuration and change management with AWS OpsWorks can help admins ensure consistency and security for cloud-based apps. Continue Reading
Many public cloud providers offer tools to test security, but they can't do it all. Penetration testing can help detect cloud app security gaps. Continue Reading