CDN-level security

In AWS, we have CloudFront as Content Delivery Network (CDN). Let's understand first exactly what the CDN does. CDN delivers your static and dynamic content to the end user with very low latency. Here, you will have a question in mind: how does it deliver content at low latency? CloudFront, or any other CDN, has their edge location across the globe. It actually caches all the static or dynamic content from the origin server. So, when the user hits the application URL, the DNS routes traffic to CDN, and it serves the static or dynamic content for the local/nearest edge location to users.

In AWS, CloudFront caches content from either the S3 bucket or EC2 instances. 

Now, let's see how we can secure CloudFront. There are multiple ...

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