What is the shared responsibility model for security?

Security teams need to understand their part in the shared responsibility model, where customers retain control of what security they choose to implement to protect their own content, platform, applications, systems, and networks, no differently than they would for applications in an on- site data center.

The complexity of Amazon’s feature-rich service means that users aren’t always aware of the best security controls and practices of the system. With organizations in various stages of public cloud adoption and with different cloud maturity capabilities, an organization’s maturity level combined with Amazon’s speed of innovation requires focus on configurations that may be exploited in a specific context.
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