Amazon Web Services Security Best Practices

© 2021 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-69 Issue-5
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Vandana Premkumar, Vinil Bhandari
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V69I5P104

How to Cite?

Vandana Premkumar, Vinil Bhandari, "Amazon Web Services Security Best Practices," International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 22-25, 2021. Crossref,

This paper is intended to share best practices that can be incorporated into existing and potential amazon web services infrastructures. These practices will ensure protect your organization`s data and assets. In some companies, it is important to track the usage of resources for governance, and this paper will talk about how we can achieve that. Security also includes the topic of compliance which many corporates need to maintain to comply with government regulations. .

Security Best Practices, Authentication and Authorization, Cloud Compliance and Regulation, Identity Access Management, Secure Infrastructure.


[1] AWS Shared Responsibility Model, Amazon Web Services, Jan 2021,
[2] Ten easy and effective ways to secure your AWS environment, Becky Weiss, 2020 AWS re: Invent,
[3] 7 best practices to Secure AWS S3 storage, Anand Yadav, Feb 2020 retrieved from geekflare
[4] Identity federation in AWS, Amazon Web Services, April 2021
[5] Security Best Practices in AWS CloudTrail, Amazon Web Services, April 2021
[6] Querying AWS CloudTrail Logs , Amazon Web Services, April 2021
[7] Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) customers can now use their own Prefix Lists to simplify the configuration of security groups and route tables, Amazon Web Services, June 2020
[8] AWS Firewall Manager,” Amazon Web Services, April 2021
[9] Control access to services with VPC endpoints, Amazon Web Services, April 2021
[10] Public DNS query logging, Amazon Web Services, April 2021