AWS Security Blog

Welcome to the AWS Security Blog!

This blog will feature information for customers interested in AWS security and compliance.  You’ll see content from many AWS team members covering a range of topics, including:

  • Security best practices for AWS services, including Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, AWS IAM, and others
  • How-to guides
  • Compliance milestones
  • Customer and partner stories
  • And more!

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Steve Schmidt
Chief Information Security Officer, AWS


Steve Schmidt

Steve is Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for AWS. His duties include leading product design, management, and engineering development efforts focused on bringing the competitive, economic, and security benefits of cloud computing to business and government customers. Prior to AWS, he had an extensive career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he served as a senior executive and section chief. He currently holds five patents in the field of cloud security architecture. Follow Steve on Twitter