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AWS: Security Best Practices on AWS by Albert Anthony

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Application Security

Let us look at best practices to secure applications developed and deployed in AWS servers and other AWS resources:

  • Use web application firewall: Always use WAF to detect and filter unwanted HTTP and HTTPS traffic for your web application. Automate WAF rules to block such traffic by integrating with AWS Lambda. Implement DevOps culture in your organization, ensuring that securing is not just responsibility of operations, instead, security should be built-in inside applications.
  • Amazon Inspector: Use an agent-based security assessment, such as an AWS Inspector for your web applications and for servers that are used to run these web applications. It has built-in rule packages to identify common vulnerabilities for various standards ...

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