3 Min Read January 16, 2019

AWS Security Readiness Checklist

This AWS Security Readiness Checklist is intended to help organizations evaluate their applications and systems before deployment on AWS. This evaluation is based on a series of best practices and is built off the Operational Checklists for AWS1. 

13 Min Read August 8, 2018

What Would You Change About AWS Security?

20 Security Pros Reveal the One Thing They’d Change About AWS Security AWS is one of the most popular cloud platforms among enterprises and even SMBs, and for good reason: The service is robust, with a variety of features and functionality to make management seamless. But managing an AWS environment still requires a good deal […]

11 Min Read June 26, 2018

101 AWS Security Tips & Quotes, Part 2: Securing Your AWS Environment

As part of its mission, Threat Stack has always brought its readers security-related content to help them make informed decisions that will strengthen their organizations’ security. With more companies than ever leveraging cloud services like AWS, and with cloud environments becoming more and more complex, it’s critical that organizations develop proactive, comprehensive security strategies that […]

15 Min Read May 16, 2018

21 InfoSec and AWS Experts Reveal the #1 Mistake Companies Make When It Comes to AWS Security (and How to Avoid It)

More companies are moving to the cloud than ever before. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most popular cloud platforms, and for good reason: AWS provides a robust set of features and services that give it broad appeal among businesses of all sizes. But when it comes to security, many companies continue to […]

3 Min Read November 6, 2017

What Makes a Misconfiguration Critical? AWS Security Tips

In the cloud, where there are no perimeters and limitless endpoints, there are many ways attackers can get direct access to your environment if you make the wrong move. Given the speed that companies are moving to and scaling in the cloud, it’s easy to miss a step along the way and leave your business […]

4 Min Read May 25, 2017

10 Best Practices for Securing Your Workloads on AWS

Achieving optimal security in a cloud environment can seem like a moving target. New security threats are constantly popping up along with security implementations meant to fight them off. To help you achieve optimal security in this environment, this post highlights the top 10 best practices for AWS security.