AWS Cloud Security

Infrastructure and services to elevate your security in the cloud

Raise your security posture with AWS infrastructure and services.

Using AWS, you will gain the control and confidence you need to securely run your business with the most flexible and secure cloud computing environment available today. As an AWS customer, you will benefit from AWS data centers and a network architected to protect your information, identities, applications, and devices. With AWS, you can improve your ability to meet core security and compliance requirements, such as data locality, protection, and confidentiality with our comprehensive services and features.

AWS allows you to automate manual security tasks so you can shift your focus to scaling and innovating your business. Plus, you pay only for the services that you use. All customers benefit from AWS being the only commercial cloud that has had its service offerings and associated supply chain vetted and accepted as secure enough for top-secret workloads.

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Benefits

To aid your compliance efforts, AWS regularly achieves third-party validation for thousands of global compliance requirements that we continually monitor to help you meet security and compliance standards for finance, retail, healthcare, government, and beyond. You inherit the latest security controls operated by AWS, strengthening your own compliance and certification programs, while also receiving access to tools you can use to reduce your cost and time to run your own specific security assurance requirements. AWS supports more security standards and compliance certifications than any other offering, including PCI-DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, FedRAMP, GDPR, FIPS 140-2, and NIST 800-171, helping satisfy compliance requirements for virtually every regulatory agency around the globe.

With AWS, you control where your data is stored, who can access it, and what resources your organization is consuming at any given moment. Fine-grain identity and access controls combined with continuous monitoring for near real-time security information ensures that the right resources have the right access at all times, wherever your information is stored. Reduce risk as you scale by using our security automation and activity monitoring services to detect suspicious security events, like configuration changes, across your ecosystem. You can even integrate our services with your existing solutions to support existing workflows, streamline your operations, and simplify compliance reporting.

AWS is vigilant about your privacy. Because our customers care deeply about data security, we have a world-class team of security experts monitoring our systems 24x7 to protect your content. With AWS you can build on the most secure global infrastructure, knowing you always own your data, including the ability to encrypt it, move it, and manage retention. We provide tools that allow you to easily encrypt your data in transit and at rest to help ensure that only authorized users can access it, using keys managed by our AWS Key Management System (KMS) or managing your own encryption keys with CloudHSM using FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated HSMs. We also give you the control and visibility you need to help demonstrate that you comply with regional and local data privacy laws and regulations. The design of our global infrastructure allows you to retain complete control over the regions in which your data is physically located, helping you meet data residency requirements.

Automating security tasks on AWS enables you to be more secure by reducing human configuration errors and giving your team more time to focus on other work critical to your business. Select from a wide variety of deeply integrated solutions that can be combined to automate tasks in novel ways, making it easier for your security team to work closely with developer and operations teams to create and deploy code faster and more securely. For example, by employing technologies like machine learning, AWS enables you to automatically and continuously discover, classify, and protect sensitive data in AWS with just a few clicks in the AWS console. You can also automate infrastructure and application security checks to continually enforce your security and compliance controls and help ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability at all times. Automate in a hybrid environment with our information management and security tools to easily integrate AWS as a seamless and secure extension of your on-premises and legacy environments.

Extend the benefits of AWS by using security technology and consulting services from familiar solution providers you already know and trust. We have carefully selected providers with deep expertise and proven success securing every stage of cloud adoption, from initial migration through ongoing day to day management. Choose from our AWS Partner Network (APN), a global program of Technology and Consulting Partners many of whom specialize in delivering security-focused solutions and services for your specific workloads and use cases. APN Partner solutions enable automation and agility and scaling with your workloads. Easily find, buy, deploy, and manage these cloud-ready software solutions, including software as a service (SaaS) products, in a matter of minutes from AWS Marketplace. These solutions work together to help secure your data in ways not possible on-premises, with solutions available for a wide range of workloads and use cases.

Scale Securely with Superior Visibility and Control

With AWS, you control where your data is stored, who can access it, and what resources your organization is consuming at any given moment. Fine-grain identity and access controls combined with continuous monitoring for near real-time security information ensures that the right resources have the right access at all times, wherever your information is stored.

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Build with the Highest Standards for Privacy and Data Security

AWS is vigilant about your privacy. Because our customers care deeply about data security, we have a world-class team of security experts monitoring our systems 24x7 to protect your content. With AWS you can build on the most secure global infrastructure, knowing you always own your data, including the ability to encrypt it, move it, and manage retention.

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Automate and Reduce Risk with Deeply Integrated Services

Automating security tasks on AWS enables you to be more secure by reducing human configuration errors and giving your team more time to focus on other work critical to your business. Select from a wide variety of deeply integrated solutions that can be combined to automate tasks in novel ways, making it easier for your security team to work closely with developer and operations teams to create and deploy code faster and more securely.

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Largest Ecosystem of Security Partners and Solutions

Extend the benefits of AWS by using security technology and consulting services from familiar solution providers you already know and trust. We have carefully selected providers with deep expertise and proven success securing every stage of cloud adoption, from initial migration through ongoing day to day management.

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Inherit the Most Comprehensive Security and Compliance Controls

To aid your compliance efforts, AWS regularly achieves third-party validation for thousands of global compliance requirements that we continually monitor to help you meet security and compliance standards for finance, retail, healthcare, government, and beyond.

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Strategic Security

AWS is designed to help you build secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure for your applications. World-class security experts who monitor our infrastructure also build and maintain our broad selection of innovative security services, which can help you simplify meeting your own security and regulatory requirements. Our security services and solutions are focused on delivering the following key strategic benefits critical to helping you implement your organization’s optimal security posture:

Prevent issues

Prevent

Define user permissions and identities, infrastructure protection and data protection measures for a smooth and planned AWS adoption strategy.

Detect issues

Detect

Gain visibility into your organization’s security posture with logging and monitoring services. Ingest this information into a scalable platform for event management, testing, and auditing.

Respond to issues

Respond

Automated incident response and recovery to help shift the primary focus of security teams from response to analyzing root cause.

Remediate issues

Remediate

Leverage event driven automation to quickly remediate and secure your AWS environment in near real-time.

Prevent issues

Prevent

Define user permissions and identities, infrastructure protection and data protection measures for a smooth and planned AWS adoption strategy.

Detect issues

Detect

Gain visibility into your organization’s security posture with logging and monitoring services. Ingest this information into a scalable platform for event management, testing, and auditing.

Respond to issues

Respond

Automated incident response and recovery to help shift the primary focus of security teams from response to analyzing root cause.

Remediate issues

Remediate

Leverage event driven automation to quickly remediate and secure your AWS environment in near real-time.

Customers

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For security and compliance, customers choose AWS.

Partners

APN Partners offer hundreds of industry-leading security solutions that help customers improve their security and compliance. The scalability, visibility, and affordability our partners inherit with the cloud enables them to create world-class offerings for customers. Learn about products and solutions pre-qualified by the AWS Partner Competency Program to support you in multiple areas, including: infrastructure security, policy management, identity management, security monitoring, vulnerability management, data protection, and consulting services.

These products complement existing AWS services to help you deploy a comprehensive security architecture and a more seamless experience across your cloud and on-premises environments. In addition, refer to our Security Solutions in AWS Marketplace for a broad selection of security offerings from hundreds of independent software vendors.

Network and Infrastructure Security

Network inspection designed to detect and protect your workloads from malicious or unauthorized traffic.

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Host and Endpoint Security

Agents that detect and protect against malware and other threats found on your operating system or host. Includes AV, EDR, EPP, FIM, and HIDS.

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Data Protection and Encryption

Helps protect data via encryption, user behavior analysis, and identification of content.

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Governance, Risk and Compliance (Technology Partners)

Helps provide analysis to assess controls or AWS policies (IAM, S3) as well as regulatory frameworks such as PCI, GDPR, and HIPAA.

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Network and Infrastructure Security

Network inspection designed to detect and protect your workloads from malicious or unauthorized traffic.

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Host and Endpoint Security

Agents that detect and protect against malware and other threats found on your operating system or host. Includes AV, EDR, EPP, FIM, and HIDS.

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Data Protection and Encryption

Helps protect data via encryption, user behavior analysis, and identification of content.

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Governance, Risk and Compliance (Technology Partners)

Helps provide analysis to assess controls or AWS policies (IAM, S3) as well as regulatory frameworks such as PCI, GDPR, and HIPAA.

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Logging, Monitoring, Threat Detection, and Analytics

Centralized logging, reporting, and analysis of logs to provide visibility and security insights.

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Identity and Access Control

Help define and manage user identity, access policies and entitlements. Helps enforce business governance including, user authentication, authorization, and single sign on.

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Vulnerability and Configuration Analysis

Help inspect your application deployments for security risks and vulnerabilities, while providing priorities and advice to assist with remediation.

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Application Security

Assesses code, logic, and application inputs to detect software vulnerabilities and threats.

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Logging, Monitoring, Threat Detection, and Analytics

Centralized logging, reporting, and analysis of logs to provide visibility and security insights.

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Identity and Access Control

Help define and manage user identity, access policies and entitlements. Helps enforce business governance including, user authentication, authorization, and single sign on.

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Vulnerability and Configuration Analysis

Help inspect your application deployments for security risks and vulnerabilities, while providing priorities and advice to assist with remediation.

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Application Security

Assesses code, logic, and application inputs to detect software vulnerabilities and threats.

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Consulting Partners

Providing expert guidance to AWS customers on how to leverage security tools and embed best practices into every layer of their environment.

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Security Engineering

Accelerating people and processes with modern security tools and frameworks to provide security capabilities that are uniquely available on the AWS Cloud.

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Governance, Risk and Compliance

Demonstrable success in helping customers navigate and achieve successful audits and accreditation to industry assurance and certifications programs.

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Security Operations and Automation

Proven capabilities of building scalable solutions for customers across all industry verticals and expertise in building secure infrastructure, environments, and applications from the ground up.

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Consulting Partners

Providing expert guidance to AWS customers on how to leverage security tools and embed best practices into every layer of their environment.

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Security Engineering

Accelerating people and processes with modern security tools and frameworks to provide security capabilities that are uniquely available on the AWS Cloud.

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Governance, Risk and Compliance

Demonstrable success in helping customers navigate and achieve successful audits and accreditation to industry assurance and certifications programs.

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Security Operations and Automation

Proven capabilities of building scalable solutions for customers across all industry verticals and expertise in building secure infrastructure, environments, and applications from the ground up.

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Learning

Learn about cloud security with resources such as whitepapers, videos, articles, blog posts, training, and documentation. Learn more >>

How to Enable Encryption in a Browser with the AWS Encryption SDK for JavaScript and Node.js

In this post, we’ll show you how to use the AWS Encryption SDK (“ESDK”) for JavaScript to handle an in-browser encryption workload for a hypothetical application. 

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Information about how AWS supports customers for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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AWS Security Fundamentals

In this self-paced course, you will learn fundamental AWS cloud security concepts, including AWS access control, data encryption methods, and how network access to your AWS infrastructure can be secured. We will address your security responsibility in the AWS Cloud and the different security-oriented services available.

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How to Enable Encryption in a Browser with the AWS Encryption SDK for JavaScript and Node.js

In this post, we’ll show you how to use the AWS Encryption SDK (“ESDK”) for JavaScript to handle an in-browser encryption workload for a hypothetical application. 

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Information about how AWS supports customers for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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AWS Security Fundamentals

In this self-paced course, you will learn fundamental AWS cloud security concepts, including AWS access control, data encryption methods, and how network access to your AWS infrastructure can be secured. We will address your security responsibility in the AWS Cloud and the different security-oriented services available.

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Free Digital Training

Learn with hundreds of free, self-paced digital courses on AWS fundamentals.

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Classroom Training

Deepen your technical skills and learn from an accredited AWS instructor.

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AWS Certification

Validate your expertise with an industry-recognized credential.

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Free Digital Training

Learn with hundreds of free, self-paced digital courses on AWS fundamentals.

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Classroom Training

Deepen your technical skills and learn from an accredited AWS instructor.

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AWS Certification

Validate your expertise with an industry-recognized credential.

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Expert Guidance

Expert guidance through security support and professional services

Security support

  • Real-time insight through Trusted Advisor
  • Proactive Support and advocacy with a Technical Account Manager (TAM)

Professional services

  • Strategic advice for In-Depth Security Solutions
  • Detect and respond to security issues with the Security Operations Playbook

Vulnerability Reporting

Learn about our practice for addressing potential vulnerabilities in any aspect of our cloud services.

Report vulnerabilities and suspicious emails

Report vulnerabilities

AWS investigates all reported vulnerabilities

Report suspicious emails

Please notify us of any suspicious emails 

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