Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Getting started with IAM on AWS? Have a look at this excellent resource freely available directly from AWS. Deep Dive with Security: AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) A few things you should do first with IAM. Begin by securing your root account. Don’t use your root account for operations beyond setting up your… Continue reading Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA Triad)

The three primary security principles are Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability. They are often know as the CIA Triad. The importance of these principles in an organization is based on the extent to which an organization’s security is threatened.  Confidentiality Confidentiality offers a high level of assurance that objects are restricted from unauthorized subjects. In order to maintain confidentiality, data must… Continue reading Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA Triad)