Posted On: Dec 17, 2015

We are excited to announce that we’ve raised the limit of Security Groups from 100 to 500 in your Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). A security group acts as a virtual firewall for your instance to control inbound and outbound traffic.   With 500 security groups you can now increase the granularity of your security profile for your EC2 instances and further customize your virtual network in the AWS cloud.

We have automatically increased the security group limit on your account in all regions. You do not need to configure anything additional to start configuring additional Security Groups. You can learn more about Security Groups here and VPC here.