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S3 Security

Modern data protection architecture on Amazon S3: Part 2

Update (12/11/2023): As of November 20, 2023, Amazon S3 supports enabling S3 Object Lock on existing buckets. Keeping data secure and usable in unforeseen circumstances like accidental breaches, human error, and hacking is critical to business continuity and success. To effectively mitigate the impact of these events on business-critical assets, one of the recommended strategies […]

S3 Security

Modern data protection architecture on Amazon S3: Part 1

Update (12/11/2023): As of November 20, 2023, Amazon S3 supports enabling S3 Object Lock on existing buckets. Keeping data secure and usable in unforeseen circumstances like accidental breaches, human error, and hacking is critical to business continuity and success. To effectively mitigate the impact of these events on business-critical assets, one of the recommended strategies […]

Amazon S3

How to manage retention periods in bulk using Amazon S3 Batch Operations

Update (12/11/2023): As of November 20, 2023, Amazon S3 supports enabling S3 Object Lock on existing buckets. Amazon S3 Batch Operations now supports S3 Object Lock. In this post, I share ways you can use these two Amazon S3 features together to address common data protection needs. S3 Batch Operations is a feature that lets […]

S3 Security

Protecting data with Amazon S3 Object Lock

Update (12/11/2023): As of November 20, 2023, Amazon S3 supports enabling S3 Object Lock on existing buckets. Amazon S3 Object Lock is an Amazon S3 feature that allows you to store objects using a write once, read many (WORM) model. You can use WORM protection for scenarios where it is imperative that data is not […]

S3 Security

Learn how to use two important Amazon S3 security-features: Block Public Access and S3 Object Lock

Update (4/27/2023): Amazon S3 now automatically enables S3 Block Public Access and disables S3 access control lists (ACLs) for all new S3 buckets in all AWS Regions. Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) was AWS’ first Generally Available service when it launched on Pi Day in 2006, and in doing so created cloud storage. It quickly […]