AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1 Recap

AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1 Recap

There has been a heap of super exciting announcements at re:Invent today. It was really hard to pick only a few amongst a plethora of amazing new services and enhancements but here are our top picks. Kubernetes We knew this was coming. AWS is the most common used platform for Kubernetes container-based deployments. Before today, this was entirely self-managed on top of EC2 instances. Now you can take advantage of […]

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AWS PrivateLink

AWS PrivateLink

Is connecting over the internet a concern? Enter, PrivateLink For organisations that are ultra concerned about keeping their services private, especially Financial Services, one of the bug bears of using the AWS public Cloud environment is can be that all the AWS services need to be accessed over the Internet using public addressing. Not any more. Terry Wise of AWS has just announced PrivateLink at re:Invent (see the what’s new article) . It’s a new service […]

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Cloud Security – it’s up to you!

Cloud Security – it’s up to you!

There’s a hole in my bucket, dear Liza… Recently, there have been a number of high profile leakages of data as a result of customer configuration of AWS S3 buckets. Let’s be clear here, this is not a problem with the AWS S3 platform. Potentially sensitive data is being stored in S3 buckets that have been set up as publicly available. It’s the kind of headline you don’t want, especially if […]

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