Best practices for securing sensitive data in AWS data stores

An effective strategy for securing sensitive data in the cloud requires a good understanding of general data security patterns and a clear mapping of these patterns to cloud security controls. AWS Training. You then can apply these controls to implementation-level details specific to data stores such as Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and Amazon DynamoDB. Database Training.

This blog post focuses on general data security patterns and corresponding AWS security controls that protect your data. AWS Training. Although I mention Amazon RDS and DynamoDB in this post, I plan to cover the implementation-specific details related to Amazon RDS and DynamoDB in two subsequent posts. Database Training.