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6 Things To Know For Securing Amazon Web Services

AWS is coming out with more new cloud security features.
1. AWS Config v Config Rules
2. AWS Config starts up (easily) in your account.
3. The must-have configuration rules.
4. Set up automated responses.
5. The forensic states of configuration items can survive deletion.
6. Configuration rules now run on triggers and events.
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Security consultant Andrew Krug at a special briefing last week at Black Hat USA in Las Vegas outlined several key security features in Amazon Web Services' AWS Config.

Forrester Research recently identified AWS as a leader in cloud security, citing AWS' capabilities in data center security, certifications, and network security. And as Gartner pointed in its recent Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, because AWS has such a large installed base, it has set up partnerships with reputable providers that put it in a strong position to operate according to best practices.

Based on his talk at Black Hat last week and a follow-up interview with Dark Reading, Krug offers six reasons why AWS Config can deliver the security levels to instill confidence in the cloud.

 
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