Friday, June 7, 2013

AWS security with iptables

AWS Security Groups are one of the key ways to secure your AWS environment. IPtables add another layer of security on top of Security Groups.   For example, security groups are not state-sensitive, you cannot have them respond automatically to an attack for instance. IPTables are well suited to more dynamic rules - either adapting to certain scenarios, or providing finer grained conditional control.

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