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Day One Recommendations to Secure Your Account and Workload with AWS Startup Security Baseline

Security is always the top priority for AWS, but let’s face it – it’s not always the top priority for a founder just trying to get your idea for a new company off the ground. That’s why we’re pleased to announce the launch of the AWS Startup Security Baseline (AWS SSB), a new guide that describes the set of controls we recommend all startups implement as a foundation during their initial stages of development and operation.

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A Startup’s Guide to AWS Services Series 1: Making Security the Cornerstone

The security of our customers is the top priority for AWS, and especially true for startups in their initial stages of operation.  As an AWS customer, you get the most flexible and secure cloud computing environment available today and benefit from the AWS data centers and network that are architected to protect your information, identities, applications, and devices.

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What Does It Mean to Be an AWS Admin at a Startup?

Startup management often grapple with defining and outlining an AWS Admin’s responsibilities. With these resources, founders and stakeholders can hire and develop the best, while maintaining an appropriate level of separation of duties that often plague a startup’s growth and scalability. By following the practices defined here, AWS Admins can balance performing day-to-day activities effectively, help their startups adopt good security hygiene practices often required as part of third-party assurance, and optimize infrastructure costs.

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Serverless Tenant Isolation in SaaS Applications with SigTech

Providing innovative technology solutions for some of the world’s leading investors, security is at the heart of everything SigTech does. SigTech offers future-proof quant technologies to global investors. Cloud-hosted and Python-based, the platform integrates a next-gen backtest engine and analytics with curated datasets covering equities, rates, FX, commodities and volatility. Through the use of the deep and rich features provided by AWS services, SigTech has been able to build quant technologies that are operable by their engineering team, can be developed and iterated in an agile way, and meet the security requirements of their customers.

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STACS: Implementing a Scalable Access Management Solution using Amazon Cognito and API Gateway

Hashstacs Pte Ltd (“STACS”) is a blockchain development company and technological solutions provider for the financial world. STACS enables financial institutions to realize new revenue generating and operational efficiency use cases. Their team walks through how they leveraged Amazon Cognito and Amazon API Gateway to build a fine-grained access management solution.

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Remote Work Rises: A Checklist for Secure Networks on AWS

An organization that rushes to make remote work possible may experience network strain and expose themselves to data breaches if the transition lacks a rock-solid security foundation. Organizations that make AWS a cornerstone of their cloud grapple with this notion too, but this checklist allows them to prepare and complement their AWS solution with a security model that provides speedy, safe access to any number of remote employees no matter where they choose to work.

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