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Tag: Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

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How to accelerate your data transfers with AWS DataSync scale out architectures

Do you ever wonder how you can keep up with incoming requests for increased storage capacity without having to expand data center footprint, increase utility spend, and continually handle hardware refresh cycles? Customers are looking to free up space from on-premises storage systems or other clouds, whether it is for existing archival datasets, transitioning their […]

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­­Encrypt and decrypt files with PGP and AWS Transfer Family

1/11/2024: Updates made due to CloudShell migration to Amazon Linux 2023 (AL2023). Protecting sensitive data is not a novel idea. Customers in industries like financial services and healthcare regularly exchange files containing sensitive data, including Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and financial records with their users. Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) encryption of these files is often […]

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How Regeneron built a secure and scalable file transfer service using AWS Transfer Family

Secure and fast transfer of mission critical data is a top priority for today’s digital businesses. Fueled by the expectation of “anywhere, anytime information”, any type of delay impacts operational efficiency and effectiveness, making a scalable and secure data transfer solution a priority. Healthcare and life sciences organizations need a secure, compliant and scalable File […]

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Introducing private DNS support for Amazon S3 with AWS PrivateLink

Compliance requirements often mandate private connectivity when on-premises applications use cloud storage. To satisfy these requirements, customers set up private connections to Amazon S3 using AWS PrivateLink over either AWS Direct Connect, or AWS Site-to-Site VPN. As a result, data is transmitted directly to and from AWS, never traversing the public internet. AWS PrivateLink lets […]

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How Globe Telecom used AWS DataSync at scale to migrate 7.2 PB of Hadoop data

Data migration is a critical first step for an organization in their cloud journey. It often requires a lift and shift of business-critical applications, databases, data analytics workloads, data warehouses, big data, and trained artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) models. The data is generated and stored in different layers causing complexity in the migration process. Due […]

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Find public Amazon S3 buckets in your AWS account

Data is key to business, and securing it from unintended access is a critical business activity. As cloud usage increases, this can be a significant task to address. You want to verify that you aren’t unintentionally exposing or sharing data publicly. Under the Shared Responsibility Model, AWS is responsible for protecting the infrastructure that runs […]

S3 Security

Disabling ACLs for existing Amazon S3 workloads with information in S3 server access logs and AWS CloudTrail

Access control lists (ACLs) are permission sets that define user access, and the operations users can take on specific resources. Amazon S3 was launched in 2006 with ACLs as its first authorization mechanism. Since 2011, Amazon S3 has also supported AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies for managing access to S3 buckets, and recommends using […]

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Best practices for data lake protection with AWS Backup

Data lakes, powered by Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), provide organizations with the availability, agility, and flexibility required for modern analytics approaches to gain deeper insights. Protecting sensitive or business-critical information stored in these S3 buckets is a high priority for organizations. AWS Backup for Amazon S3 makes it easier to centrally automate the […]

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How Kurtosys quickly completed a massive cross-Region data migration using Amazon S3 Batch Replication

Kurtosys helps investment managers accurately deliver pain-free data and insights to their clients at scale. From client reporting and investor portals to global investment website solutions, their capabilities are focused on making marketing and client reporting teams’ lives easier. Their secure, cloud-based platform offers a set of easy-to-use tools designed to save clients time and […]

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Reducing AWS Key Management Service costs by up to 99% with Amazon S3 Bucket Keys

Customers across many industries face increasingly stringent audit and compliance requirements on data security and privacy. Certain compliance frameworks, such as FISMA, FEDRAMP, PCI DSS, and SOC 2, have specific regulatory standards for validating the security of systems. A common requirement for these compliance frameworks is more rigorous encryption standards for data-at-rest, where organizations must […]