Tag: Amazon IAM

Amazon S3 Security Part 3: IAM Identities

Amazon S3 Security Part 3: IAM Identities

This is the third article in a three-part series on Amazon S3 Security In-Depth. In Part I of this series, we discussed the different mechanisms you can use to allow access to your Amazon S3 buckets and objects. In Part II, we looked at writing identity-based policies to manage access to your S3 resources. In this Part III, we will cover authentication and identity within the context of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM). Continue reading

Amazon S3 Security Part 2: Basics of IAM Policies

Amazon S3 Security Part 2: Basics of IAM Policies

This is the second in a three-part series on Amazon S3 Security In-Depth. In Part I of this series, we discussed the different mechanisms you can use to allow access to your Amazon S3 buckets and objects. In this Part II, we will take a deeper look at managing access to your S3 resources using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM). Continue reading

Amazon S3 Security Part 1: ACLs vs Bucket Policies vs IAM

Amazon S3 Security Part 1: ACLs vs Bucket Policies vs IAM

To use Amazon S3 effectively, you need to be aware of the security mechanisms provided by AWS to control your S3 resources. This is the first part in a three-part series on S3 security. In this part, we will discuss the three different access control tools provided by AWS to manage your S3 resources. Continue reading

Managing IAM Permissions in the Cloud

Managing IAM Permissions in the Cloud

All of the major public clouds offer identity and access management (IAM) tools. The exact nature of the various cloud IAM tools varies, however. So do their names. This article clarifies that issue by comparing the identity and access management tools and frameworks associated with each of the three major public clouds -- AWS, Azure, and Google. Continue reading

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AWS Security Best Practices: Checklist

AWS Security Best Practices: Checklist

AWS Security Best Practices ChecklistAmazon Web Services ensure data security of in compliance with the so-called Shared Responsibility model. It is based on the following assumption: AWS does such operations like decommissioning of old storage devices in accordance to the latest industry standards and controls physical access to data centers, and the user takes care of securing his root credentials, assigns security groups, edits access control list policies and performs identity management. Therefore, the user takes full responsibility for any security breach on his/her side.

Use this checklist to find out if your account is in compliance with AWS security best practices to protect crucial data and ensure stable work for your resources.
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Amazon IAM Roles Support in CloudBerry Products

Amazon IAM Roles Support in CloudBerry Products

This article refers to CloudBerry Explorer 4.0.8, CloudBerry Drive 1.4.3 and later.

Here in CloudBerry, we improve our products to help you build a more reliable, effective and secure environment. So here's the news for Amazon storage users:

The option is already available with CloudBerry Explorer and CloudBerry Drive.

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CloudBerry Backup with AWS IAM Users for Amazon Glacier

CloudBerry Backup with AWS IAM Users for Amazon Glacier

CloudBerry Backup and CloudBerry Explorer provide users with an ability to leverage Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) service that allows to create multiple users for one AWS account and specify access rights for each user.
Below is a brief guide on how to:

  • Use CloudBerry Explorer to configure multiple users with limited access to Amazon Glacier account
  • Generate individual Access and Secret Keys for each user in CloudBerry Explorer
  • Сonfigure CloudBerry Backup to use AWS IAM user account.

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How to Give User Access to an Amazon S3 Folder With CloudBerry Explorer

How to Give User Access to an Amazon S3 Folder With CloudBerry Explorer

As always we are adding features to make it easier for our customers to use the functionality to offer the most compelling Amazon S3, CloudFront and IAM client on the Windows platform. In this blog post, we will demonstrate how to grant a user access to a specific folder in a bucket.
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CloudBerry S3 Explorer: IAM Policy Wizard

CloudBerry S3 Explorer: IAM Policy Wizard

As always we are adding features to make it easier for our customers to use the functionality to offer the most compelling Amazon S3, CloudFront and IAM client on Windows platform.

With the newer release v2.7.5 we extending Amazon Identity Authentication Service (IAM) support and introducing an IAM Policy Wizard.  The wizard allows you to create a number of users, and grant them a set of common permissions to a number of buckets and generate Login Profiles. Continue reading