AWS security News
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.
February 05, 2015
IBM and AWS both offer solid cloud security services, but true security is in the user's hands, with many third-party products to choose from.
December 04, 2014
Microsoft is working to improve Azure security, but analysts say Amazon Web Services is still in the lead when it comes to cloud security capabilities.
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AWS Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is the practice or requiring two or more forms of authentication to protect AWS resources. Continue Reading
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Developers put security second in the software development process. SecOps rolls the continuous threat testing and monitoring makes it a priority. Continue Reading
Automating configuration and change management with OpsWorks can help admins ensure consistency and security for cloud-based apps. Continue Reading
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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
Dan Sullivan reviews best practices for AWS disaster recovery to help users identify and plan for unexpected problems related to a disaster. Continue Reading
AWS made changes to data encryption features for services like S3, giving admins more flexibility and control. But many say it's still not enough. Continue Reading