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AWS – Avoid using User-Data/Cloud-init by utilizing Autoscaling + Cloudwatch Events + Lambda + Ansible

http://docs.aws.amazon.com/lambda/latest/dg/python-programming-model-handler-types.html http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudWatch/latest/DeveloperGuide/EventTypes.html#auto_scaling_event_types https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/compute/scheduling-ssh-jobs-using-aws-lambda/ https://github.com/fugue/emulambda https://github.com/nficano/python-lambda

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AWS – Shared (Security) Responsibility Model

Ensuring that your aws infrastructure is secure is a responsibility that’s shared between you and Amazon. Amazon is responsible for mainly: Ensuring physical hardware that your resources (e.g. EC2 instances are running on). E.g. limit access to who is allowed to walk into AWS’s AZs (data centres) Ensuring that internal […]

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AWS – Natively available AWS features for enhancing security

AWS offers a bunch of natively security features that we can use to enhance security: AWS API access security – via api keys buitin vpc firewalls – private and public subnets. Encourages us to use private subnets whenever possible IAM – only authenticated users and apps are granted access privileges […]

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