Amazon Web Services provides highly secure on-demand cloud computing services that serve as the building blocks you need to quickly start developing applications and deploy them to the cloud. AWS Virtual Public Cloud (VPC) makes it easier for you to isolate resources, route net traffic, and protect your instances.
However, to ensure the security of your AWS VPC, it’s important to fulfill your end of the shared responsibility model by using and configuring the service correctly. Ideally this is done according to best practices, by making sure things such as redundant VPN tunnels and correct traffic ACLs are in place, and that you have visibility to Virtual Private Cloud endpoints.
What is AWS VPC?
Amazon VPC allows you to create virtual networks for your AWS resources, primarily for network segmentation which improves security by enforcing boundaries for network communication. In a nutshell, a Virtual Private Cloud is a logically isolated virtual network, spanning an entire AWS Region, where your EC2 instances are launched.
The primary purpose of an Amazon VPC is enabling the following capabilities:
What are the Risks to a Misconfigured AWS Virtual Private Cloud?
How can Halo Cloud Secure Helps to Secure Your AWS Virtual Private Cloud?