Is Your AWS Environment a Security Risk?
Written by Paul Campaniello on November 16, 2017
Enterprise network security solutions offer unified threat management to protect the on-premises datacenter including access controls. But when you move compute, database, analytics or applications to AWS, does that protection apply to the cloud?
To ensure AWS is secure, you need to manage access from:
And that’s where AWS gets complicated. You have two main options:
Consider the following scenario:
Four users access the Amazon environment from a known source.
The challenge is when users try to access from other locations.
So what do you do? There’s a better way that helps to reduce AWS operational complexity and extend enterprise network security to the cloud. It’s called a Software-Defined Perimeter.
A Software-Defined Perimeter gives every user on your network – whether an internal employee or a third-party working for you – an individualized perimeter around themselves and the network resources that they’re allowed to access.
Industry experts are widely accepting the Software-Defined Perimeter security architecture as the next big thing in network security:
Learn what a Software-Defined Perimeter will do for your AWS environment by reading the eBook.