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6 Things To Know For Securing Amazon Web Services

AWS is coming out with more new cloud security features.
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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.

 

Steve Zurier has more than 30 years of journalism and publishing experience and has covered networking, security, and IT as a writer and editor since 1992. Steve is based in Columbia, Md. View Full Bio
 

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