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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/3/2019 | 7:54:55 PM
Re: S3 again
@Ryan: Which would drain Amazon reseources and drive up the cost of services for the 90+% of cloud customers who are just fine (who in turn will have to drive up their costs to their customers).

At a certain point, trying to protect people against their own stupidity smacks against the law of diminishing returns.
REISEN1955
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REISEN1955,
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3/1/2019 | 8:46:53 AM
Re: Time for AWS to make a much needed architectural change to S3
In simple view - gee, no password?  Security genius at work - guess makes life easy doesn't it. 
Kelly White
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2/28/2019 | 10:24:04 PM
Time for AWS to make a much needed architectural change to S3
AWS S3 is inherently dangerous. No safety mechanisms built in. Make one mistake and your data is exposed to the internet. It is like driving a car with no seat belts, no airbags, and no crumple zone. Make a single mistake and you will be seriously or even die. That is AWS S3. 

Time for AWS to make completely segmented buckets. Provide internal buckets that are only internal -  no config change can make them external.  And provide external buckets that are external only.  People are going to keep making mistakes. Make this simple change  so that the mistakes aren't so catastrophic.  
kilroy71
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2/28/2019 | 9:58:11 PM
Time for AWS tp make an architectursl change
An open file share on an internal network would at most expose the data to employees. Make the same mistake in AWS and it is exposed to the entire internet. AWS S3 Buckets have their purpose, but they really should be hard segmented so that internal buckets are internal only and cannot be public and external buckets are really that -external.

People are going to continue to make mistakes. Time to modify the architecture so that the mistskes are less disasterous.
RyanSepe
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2/28/2019 | 7:14:20 PM
Re: S3 again
Yup, and we are going to see this more and more on misconfigured S3 buckets. My advice, when Amazon provides the secure config they should make it so that any changes to their buckets that may decrease security have to be approved by amazon's security team on S3. Otherwise, you are going to continue to see clients of AWS willingly decreasing the S3 security posture because they aren't aware of how to accomplish the desired function without stripping it bare. 
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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2/28/2019 | 2:13:53 PM
S3 again
Geez... ANOTHER data leak on the open cloud! How many years now have we been seeing these headlines?

All the more galling because (1) you generally have to set such things to be public yourself, and (2) this apparently isn't the first time DJ's done this.

Geez...


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