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Establishing a data perimeter on AWS: Allow access to company data only from expected networks

In the first three blog posts in the Establishing a data perimeter on AWS series, we covered the identity and resource perimeters. In this post, we dive into the third dimension, the network. A key part of protecting your organization’s non-public, sensitive data is to understand who can access it and from where. One of […]

Gain insights and knowledge at AWS re:Inforce 2023

I’d like to personally invite you to attend the Amazon Web Services (AWS) security conference, AWS re:Inforce 2023, in Anaheim, CA on June 13–14, 2023. You’ll have access to interactive educational content to address your security, compliance, privacy, and identity management needs. Join security experts, peers, leaders, and partners from around the world who are […]

Establishing a data perimeter on AWS: Allow only trusted resources from my organization

Companies that store and process data on Amazon Web Services (AWS) want to prevent transfers of that data to or from locations outside of their company’s control. This is to support security strategies, such as data loss prevention, or to comply with the terms and conditions set forth by various regulatory and privacy agreements. On […]

Establishing a data perimeter on AWS: Allow only trusted identities to access company data

As described in an earlier blog post, Establishing a data perimeter on AWS, Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a set of capabilities you can use to implement a data perimeter to help prevent unintended access. One type of unintended access that companies want to prevent is access to corporate data by users who do not […]

AWS re:Inforce 2022: Network & Infrastructure Security track preview

Register now with discount code SALvWQHU2Km to get $150 off your full conference pass to AWS re:Inforce. For a limited time only and while supplies last. Today we’re going to highlight just some of the network and infrastructure security focused sessions planned for AWS re:Inforce. AWS re:Inforce 2022 will take place in-person in Boston, MA […]

Establishing a data perimeter on AWS: Overview

November 23, 2022: This post had been updated to align with a related post: Establishing a data perimeter on AWS: Allow only trusted identities to access company data For your sensitive data on AWS, you should implement security controls, including identity and access management, infrastructure security, and data protection. Amazon Web Services (AWS) recommends that […]

How to auto-remediate internet accessible ports with AWS Config and AWS Systems Manager

With the AWS Config service, you can assess, audit, and evaluate the configuration of your Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources. AWS Config continuously monitors and records your AWS resource configurations changes, and enables you to automate the evaluation of those recordings against desired configurations. Not only can AWS Config monitor and detect deviations from desired […]

Enforce your AWS Network Firewall protections at scale with AWS Firewall Manager

As you look to manage network security on Amazon Web Services (AWS), there are multiple tools you can use to protect your resources and keep your data safe. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), security groups (SGs), network access control lists (network ACLs), AWS WAF, and the recently launched AWS Network Firewall all offer points […]