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 penetration testing must be done in both cloud and on-premises infrastructures. Cloud security expert Rob Shapland offers pointers for conducting a successful AWS pen test. Continue Reading
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AWS has improved its security features and offers a slew of resources for hardening its cloud. But admins still play a part in preventing breaches. Continue Reading
CloudTrail, CloudWatch and AWS Config are three different tools from Amazon that help enterprises monitor AWS. Expert Dan Sullivan explains the differences between the three and when each should be used. Continue Reading
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Vulnerability management in the cloud can be complicated. Expert Rob Shapland explains how to perform vulnerability scans in AWS under the shared responsibility model. Continue Reading
AWS considers security a shared responsibility, so admins must take all steps necessary to ensure data that resides in RDS is safe. Continue Reading
The AWS Key Management Service is a good tool for cloud encryption key management. Expert Dave Shackleford examines AWS KMS and its benefits to enterprises. Continue Reading
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Automating configuration and change management with 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
Dan Sullivan reviews best practices for AWS disaster recovery to help users identify and plan for unexpected problems related to a disaster. Continue Reading