AWS provides in-line security tools to kickstart the process of securing your environments. But these pre-built security tools alone are not enough to protect you from current (and future) threat landscapes. You need to implement and optimize the right components and configurations to mitigate vulnerabilities.

Consider the following best practices for maintaining security in AWS.

Two Approaches to Manage AWS Vulnerabilities

There are two different ways you can secure a cloud environment like AWS. The first is the more traditional method of scanning for common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE) on the infr