In 2013, the blacklist of spammers and hackers, Spamhaus, experienced an ironic twist of fate when it became the target of one of the biggest DDoS-attacks ever. And this is not the only time that security measures turned out to be insufficient. Specialized security companies make grandiose promises, yet the majority fail in the end.
Cloud computing approaches stand apart from other solutions. It’s hard to find anyone out there who would argue their disadvantages. AWS DevOps is a growing household name for distinguishing itself as a foremost solution, especially when it comes to information security.
As part of our AWS Consulting and Development series of posts, here we take a look at their services to determine whether your business should try it.
Before we talk about AWS security practices, we should understand what AWS and DevOps are.
“DevOps is the combination of cultural philosophies, practices, and tools that increases an organization’s ability to deliver applications and services at high velocity: evolving and improving products at a faster pace than organizations using traditional software development and infrastructure management processes.” – AWS Website
AWS DevOps is a set of methods and tools targeted towards successful implementation of Amazon services and DevOps practices. Among them, security practices stand out with an extensive range of options.