AWS Security Best Practices

AWS Security Best Practices

AWS Security Best Practices

On this page we take a look at the AWS Security Best Practices white paper.

This white paper is aimed at existing and potential customers who are designing the security infrastructure and configuration for applications running in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The paper is targeted at IT decision makers and security personnel and assumes that you are familiar with basic security concepts in the area of networking, operating systems, data encryption, and operational controls.

It provides security best practices that will help you define your Information Security Management System (ISMS) and build a set of security policies and processes for your organization so you can protect your data and assets in the AWS Cloud.

The white paper also give an overview of different security topics such as :

  • Identifying, categorizing and protecting your assets on AWS.
  • Managing access to AWS resources using accounts, users and groups.
  • How you can secure your data
  • Securing your operating systems, applications and overall infrastructure in the cloud.

This is part of the essential reading to get you up to speed provided by AWS 

You can find the link to AWS Security Best Practices here


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